July 6, 2018

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - March 31 through April 19, 1987 - NB87-12

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - March 31 through April 19, 1987 - NB87-12

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

- NBA regular season – March 31 through April 19, 1987

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


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Notable milestones:

- Trent Tucker - career-high 34 points

-John Salley - career-high 28 points

- Kenny Walker - career-high 26 points

- John Paxson - career-high 14 assists

- Nick Vanos - career-high 13 rebounds


Links discussed:

* Jordan throws down some classic dunks versus the Bullets

* Phoenix Suns tribute - honoring Nick Vanos

* MJ ties his season-high scoring mark of 61 points


This episode continues our coverage of the 1986-87 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!

Tune in to hear this and plenty more, as we uncover some hidden gems from the NBA’s golden era.

People mentioned include Julius Erving, Brad Sellers, Bernard King, Magic Johnson, Kenny Carr, Ennis Whatley, Press Maravich, Sedale Threatt, Rod Thorn and Moses Malone.


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