Chicago Bulls, Utah Jazz, and Reliving the NBA’s Golden 1990s

August 10th, 2010 by Luka Ladan Leave a reply »

Two NBA legends, Scottie Pippen and Karl Malone, are on the verge of being inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.

The induction ceremony will be aired on NBA TV at 6 p.m. ET on August 13th.

To celebrate Pippen's and Malone's accomplishments over their respective careers, NBA TV has been airing replays of some of the best games played by the two legends, such as the Chicago Bulls' victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Six in the '92 Playoffs and the Utah Jazz's win over the Bulls in Game Five of the '98 NBA Finals.

Being able to relive some of the postseason games of the 1990s served as a true eye opener for me. Taking into consideration that such replayed games are some of the best and are not representative, by any means, of all NBA games played during that decade, the eye-opening experience still acted in the same manner.

Quite frankly, I was surprised.

I was surprised by the brand of NBA basketball played during the '90s.

I was surprised by the physicality of the game, a game without strict hand-checking regulations and varying levels and types of flagrant and t ...

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