NBA in the 1990s: Revisiting the Chicago Bulls-New York Knicks Rivalry

April 8th, 2010 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
Nowadays, a Chicago Bulls vs. New York Knicks game isn't quite "must-see" TV. The Bulls are competing for the final spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs and the Knicks currently own one of the NBA's worst records. However, in the 1990s—back when the NBA was actually exciting—the Bulls and the Knicks had a very intense rivalry going on. The two teams faced each other in the playoffs five different seasons during the decade: '91, '92, '93, '94, and '96. The rivalry was stuffed with "in-your- face" defense, spectacular dunks, and trash-talking wars. Is it the NBA's best rivalry of all time? No, that award would have to go to the legendary Boston Celtics vs. Los Angeles Lakers battle of the 1980s. But Bulls vs. Knicks probably finishes in second place. The following slideshow will take you down memorable lane. Patrick Ewing and the Knickerbockers vs. Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and the Bulls. Begin Slideshow


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