Aug. 18, 2015

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - 1985 Playoffs (Round 2) - NB85-27

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - 1985 Playoffs (Round 2) - NB85-27

Adam & Aaron celebrate the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan's (1984) arrival in the National Basketball Association. This episode covers:

- 1985 NBA Playoffs - Round 2 (April 27 through May 10)

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

In this episode, we discuss numerous happenings from the 1984-85 NBA season. Whilst the Chicago Bulls were eliminated in the first round, we continue our coverage of the Playoffs. This time, the Conference Semifinals.

East: Philadelphia 76ers v Milwaukee Bucks | Boston Celtics v Detroit Pistons

West: L.A. Lakers v Portland Trail Blazers | Denver Nuggets v Utah Jazz

The episode also includes a great conversation that Aaron had, with ESPN Chicago's Marc Silverman (of Waddle & Silvy). Recorded, in-person, in Chicago (February, 2015). Marc discusses his memories of growing up in Chicago, attending Bulls games - pre-Jordan and beyond. Thank you, Silvy, for indulging us.

This episode continues our coverage of the 1984-85 NBA season. We encourage your interaction. Feel free to suggest specific games, moments and events from within the season, for us to cover in future episodes of the series. Thanks for taking the time to listen to the show. If you enjoy the content, please share it with your friends!

The most prominent people mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Terry Cummings, Paul Pressey, Magic Johnson, Darrell Griffith, Sidney Moncrief, Fat Lever, Alex English, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Mark Eaton, Thurl Bailey, Michael Cooper, Don Nelson & Rod Thorn.

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