Life without Michael Jordan: The Story of the 1993-94 Chicago Bulls

March 29th, 2010 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
June 20, 1993; game six of the 1993 NBA Finals

Chicago Bulls vs. Phoenix Suns

With about six seconds remaining in the game, Chicago's Horace Grant kicks it out to a wide open John Paxson, who is standing patiently behind the three-point line.

Paxson receives the pass and quickly drills the shot from downtown to give the Bulls a 99-98 lead.

And after Grant blocks Kevin Johnson's shot seconds later, the horn sounds, and Chicago captures their third consecutive NBA title.

As the Bulls celebrated the victory, they likely looked forward to the opportunity to go out and win it all again the following year.

But little did they know that just four months later, they would lose their main go-to guy and arguably the greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan.       

Jordan shocked the world in October, announcing his retirement from the game at the age of 30.

He decision to hang 'em up was primarily based on the fact that his father was murdered in July.  

With Jordan gone the Bulls immediately fell, from the favorites to win the '94 championship to a team t ...

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