March 6, 2019

Michael Jordan's fourth NBA season - December 5 through 18, 1987 - NB88-5

Michael Jordan's fourth NBA season - December 5 through 18, 1987 - NB88-5

Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan's fourth season in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers:

- December 5 through December 18, 1987

- Insightful minutiae, all but lost to the annals of basketball history



Kareem Abdul-Jabbar‘s streak of 787 straight double-figure scoring games ends

Larry Jordan (Michael’s brother) drafted by the IBA’s Chicago Express

Ralph Sampson traded from Houston to Golden State for Joe Barry Carroll


Links discussed:

* Chicago versus Houston - Rockets trade Sampson after this game

* Michael Jordan's heroics force overtime versus Detroit


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: Doug Collins, Kevin Johnson, Muggsy Bogues, Bob Cousy, Benoit Benjamin, Charles Barkley, Calvin Murphy, Bo Jackson, Chris Mullin, Martin Nessley & Bob Ryan.


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