On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: June 16, The Bulls’ Fourth Championship

May 21, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; NBA team owner Michael Jordan announces that the Charlotte Bobcats will change their name and branding to the Charlotte Hornets starting in the 2014 2015 season at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

1996 – With an 87-75 Chicago Bulls victory over the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the Bulls won their fourth championship in franchise history. While Sonics forward Detlef Schrempf put up a game-high 23 points, Michael Jordan had a near triple-double: 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Dennis Rodman also chipped in a game-high 19 rebounds, including 11 on the offensive end.

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