He scored 35.0 (ppg) with a 53.5% shooting. This season is when he won his first Most Valuable Player award. Also he won the Most Defensive Player of the Year. Averaged 1.6 blocks per game with 3.16 steals per game. The Chicago Bulls finish the season with a 50W-32L, which was the first in Michael Jordan’s career. As they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games, however the Bulls lost to Detroit Pistons in five games. Detroit Pistons led by Isaih Thomas, the “Bad Boys” would always double or triple team Jordan as soon as the ball touch his fingertips. The next year Jordan continue to led the league in scoring, with 32.5 (ppg) with 53.8% scoring. The Bulls finished the season with a 47W-35L record. Chicago went to the Eastern Conference Finals with the same team the following year. Lost, also the next year they …show more content…
Citing a loss of desire to play basketball. Jordan stated that the murder of his father James Jordan shaped on this decision. Michael Jordan’s father was murdered on July 23, 1993. Jordan was really close to his father. When Jordan was a child he imitated his father with the tongue out when your working. Later in his career the tongue out became Michael Jordan’s signature in the NBA. In 1996 Jordan founded a Boys & Girls Club and dedicated it to his father.
The Bulls without Jordan managed to go 55W-27L record with losing to the New York Knicks in the second in the Playoffs. In March, Jordan decided to quit baseball due to ongoing Major Baseball League strike, as he wanted to avoid becoming a potential replacement player. He announced getting out of the retirement with only two words to say “I’m back”, he wore the jersey number 45 because they retired the number 23. In Game 1 against the Orlando Magics, Jordan said the the number 45 didn’t explode like number 23. Jordan was fined $30,000 for changing the number back and wearing different shoes.
Freshly motivated by the playoff defeat by the Orlando Magics. Michael Jordan aggressively worked hard during the off-season of