June 3, 2015

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - March 10 through 24, 1985 - NB85-24

Michael Jordan's rookie NBA season - March 10 through 24, 1985 - NB85-24

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

- NBA regular season - March 10 through 24, 1985

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

In this episode, we discuss numerous happenings from the next 15-day block of the 1984-85 NBA season. The Chicago Bulls played yet another, schedule-stuffing nine games, in this span – four wins and five losses.

We chat about Jerry Reinsdorf becoming the Chicago Bulls' majority owner. Then, cover Bernard King's very serious, career-altering knee injury. We also talk about the NBA's best-performing players - including Larry Bird's astonishing 60-point explosion versus Atlanta - milestones reached - George Gervin passing Jerry West, to become the then-ninth all-time highest scorer in league history - and much more.

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 players mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Jawann Oldham, Alvan Adams, Bill Laimbeer, Dave Corzine, Jeff Malone, Steve Johnson, Darrell Griffith, Robert Parish, Manute Bol & Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Chicago Bulls games discussed:

85-03-11 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Washington Bullets

85-03-12 - Box Score: Detroit Pistons @ Chicago Bulls

85-03-14 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks

85-03-15 - Box Score: Phoenix Suns @ Chicago Bulls

85-03-17 - Box Score: Milwaukee Bucks @ Chicago Bulls

85-03-19 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Houston Rockets

85-03-20 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ San Antonio Spurs

85-03-23 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Dallas Mavericks

85-03-24 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Utah Jazz

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