The NBA is still in a lockout, and despite talks picking up, it doesn’t look good for an NBA season. Comcast Sports Net Chicago however is trying to help you get your basketball fix during this lockout by airing 15 of the the greatest Chicago Bulls games in history.
Starting Wednesday November 2nd at 7:30 p.m CST, Comcast will show the games with their original broadcast. It will be hosted in-studio by Stacy King and Neil Funk. Game one of the 15 week telecast will feature the Febuary 26th, 1987 game between the New Jersey Nets and Chicago Bulls where Michael Jordan sets an all-time Bulls scoring record with 58 points.
Fans will be able to relive moments like Jordan’s “Final Shot”, Jordan’s “The Shot” over Craig Ehlo, “The Shrug” game against the Trailblazers in the ’92 NBA Finals, his double nickel game in Madison Square Garden, plus many more.
The full schedule is as follows, per csnchicago.com
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
February 26, 1987:
New Jersey Nets at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 128-113)
Jordan sets a new all-time Bulls scoring record with 58 points; also sets new Bulls record of 26/27 from the free throw line, including 19 straight; terrific post-game interview with the late Johnny “Red” Kerr asking MJ “What’s next?”…the youthful Jordan’s response: “an NBA Championship.”
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m.
February 16, 1989:
Milwaukee Bucks at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 117-116)
Jordan scores 27 of his 50 points in 4th quarter, including a 20-footer with one second remaining on the clock.
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m.
May 7, 1989:
Round 1, Game 5 – Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers (Bulls win 101-100)
“The Shot”: Jordan hits game-winning shot at buzzer over Craig Ehlo giving the Bulls a huge first round upset against the Cavs.
Tuesday, Nov. 22, 7:30 p.m.
June 12, 1991:
NBA Finals, Game 5 – Chicago Bulls at LA Lakers (Bulls win 108-101)
Bulls celebrate first NBA Championship, Jordan scores 30 points, to go along with ten assists and five steals. Coverage includes post-game locker room coverage of Jordan clutching the Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy with his father James Jordan at his side.
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m.
June 3, 1992:
NBA Finals, Game. 1 – Portland Trailblazers at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 122-89)
Jordan’s infamous “shrug” told the story as he was six of ten from three-point range with 35 points in the first half.
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 1992:
NBA Finals, Game. 6 – Portland Trailblazer at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 97-93)
Bulls win back-to-back NBA titles and celebrate their first home court championship at Chicago Stadium.
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 7:30 p.m.
May 17, 1993:
Round 2, Game 4 – Chicago Bulls at Cleveland Cavaliers (Bulls win 103-101)
Jordan hits game-ending, series-clinching “Shot II” reminiscent of his playoff series-clincher at Cleveland four years earlier.
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m.
May 31, 1993:
Eastern Conference Finals, Game 4 – New York Knicks at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 105-95)
On this Memorial Day telecast, Jordan shines once again with a stellar 54-point performance that tied the series at 2-2.
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 7:30 p.m.
June 16, 1993:
NBA Finals, Game 4 – Phoenix Suns at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 111-105)
The Bulls go up 3-1 in the Finals against Sir Charles & the Suns as Jordan dominates with 55 points.
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 7:30 p.m.
June 20, 1993:
NBA Finals, Game 6 – Chicago Bulls at Phoenix Suns (Bulls win 128-113)
John Paxson hits three-point championship-winning shot with 3.9 seconds left, giving the Bulls their first “three-peat.”
Monday, Jan. 9,7:30 p.m.
March 28, 1995:
Chicago Bulls at New York Knicks (Bulls win 113-111)
In just his fifth game back from retirement, No. 45 Jordan scores 55 points and sets up Bill Wennington for a game-winning slam dunk at the famed Madison Square Garden.
Monday, Jan. 16, 7:30 p.m.
June 16, 1996:
NBA Finals, Game 6 – Seattle Supersonics at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 87-75)
Bulls cap off record-breaking 72-10 regular season by downing the Sonics at the United Center for their fourth NBA title.
Monday, Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.
June 11, 1997:
NBA Finals, Game 5 – Chicago Bulls at Utah Jazz (Bulls win 90-88)
A flu-stricken, yet determined Michael Jordan scores a game-high 38 points, giving the Bulls a 3-2 Finals series edge.
Monday, Jan. 30, 7:30 p.m.
June 13, 1997:
NBA Finals, Game. 6 – Utah Jazz at Chicago Bulls (Bulls win 90-86)
Steve Kerr scores a 17-footer with five seconds left in the fourth quarter, followed by Toni Kukoc cementing the deal with a slam dunk with 0.6 seconds left, as the Bulls send the United Center crowd into delirium winning their fifth NBA title.
Monday, Feb. 6, 7:30 p.m.
June 14, 1998:
NBA Finals, Game 6 – Chicago Bulls at Utah Jazz (Bulls win 87-86)
Jordan hits historic game-winning shot as the Bulls clinch their sixth NBA Championship. Jordan finishes with 45 points in his final appearance in a Bulls uniform and named NBA Finals MVP for the sixth time.
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