Jan. 22, 2018

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - February 14 through 28, 1987 - NB87-9

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - February 14 through 28, 1987 - NB87-9

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

- NBA regular season – February 14 through 28, 1987

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


Notable milestones:

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - surpassed 36,000 career points

Sidney Moncrief - surpassed 10,000 career points

Gerald Wilkins - career-high 43 points

Buck Williams - career-high 35 points

Michael Jordan - seventh-highest scoring game ever (58 points)

Nate McMillan - career-high 25 assists

Gerald Henderson - career-high 17 assists

Manute Bol - (matched) career-high 15 blocks and career-high 19 rebounds


Links discussed:

* MJ lights-up Chicago Stadium en route to 58 points

* Alvin Roberston spurs San Antonio to victory


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.

Others mentioned in this episode, include: Derek Smith, Horace Grant, Michael Cage, Larry Smith, Caldwell Jones, & Ben Poquette.

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