April 19, 2017

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - December 16 through 30, 1986 - NB87-5

Michael Jordan's third NBA season - December 16 through 30, 1986 - NB87-5

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

- NBA regular season – December 16 through 30, 1986

- 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 1986-87 NBA season. The Chicago Bulls played seven games in this span – four wins and three losses.

Notable milestones:

Magic Johnson - career-high 46 points
 James Bailey - career-high 35 points
 Kenny Gattison - career-high 29 points
 Sidney Green - career-high 23 rebounds
 Charles Oakley - career-high 15 assists

Links discussed:

* Patrick Ewing defeats Michael Jordan's Bulls, just in the Knick of time

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: Bill Laimbeer, Chuck Person, Dave Corzine, Fat Lever, Alex English, Bob Hansen, Darrell Griffith & Derek Smith.

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