- November 7 through November 20, 1987
- Insightful minutiae, all but lost to the annals of basketball history
Larry Bird opens the season with an amazing performance at Washington
Artis Gilmore returns to Chicago (last played for the Bulls in 1982 season)
Chicago wins its 500th game in franchise history
Darren's day(e). Bird-less Celtics, down 28, beat Knicks at the buzzer
The Chicago Bulls' home-sellout streak commenced
* Philadelphia 76ers @ Chicago Bulls (season-opener)
* Bird's buzzer-beater buries Bullets
* Reggie Miller, Chuck Person pace Indiana
This episode continues our coverage of the 1987-88 NBA season. If you enjoy the content, please share it with your friends! For context, here’s our 13-episode series (#NB87), exploring Michael Jordan’s third season in the NBA.
Tune in to hear this and plenty more, as we uncover some hidden gems from the NBA’s golden era.
People mentioned include: Maurice Cheeks, Rory Sparrow, Dallas Comegys, Jawann Oldham, Mark Eaton, Darren Daye, Dennis Johnson, Doc Rivers, Terry Porter & Bob Ryan.
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