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


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Notable:

- 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 and Bob Ryan.


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