Michael Jordan ‘Last Dance’: A timeline of Bulls, ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons’ heated rivalry and testy playoff battles

When we think of Michael Jordan, playoff success and championships come to mind. Yet that wasn’t the case for his whole career. Jordan entered the league in 1984 but didn’t make the Finals until 1991, and that’s largely because they ran into the Detroit Pistons in four consecutive postseasons. The Read more

Joe Dumars: By 1991, Pistons knew that Michael Jordan and the Bulls weren’t ‘kids anymore’

The Detroit Pistons managed to dispatch Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls relatively easily in their first two postseason matchups. Detroit won the 1988 Eastern Conference Finals 4-1, and then followed that up with a 4-2 victory in the 1989 rematch. At that point, the Pistons stood atop the entire Read more

Michael Jordan ‘Last Dance’: Timeline of Bulls, ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons’ heated rivalry and testy playoff battles

When we think of Michael Jordan, playoff success and championships come to mind. Yet that wasn’t the case for his whole career. Jordan entered the league in 1984 but didn’t make the Finals until 1991, and that’s largely because they ran into the Detroit Pistons in four consecutive postseasons. The Read more

Michael Jordan documentary: Timeline of Bulls and ‘Bad Boys’ Pistons’ heated rivalry, testy playoff battles

When we think of Michael Jordan, playoff success and championships come to mind. Yet that wasn’t the case for his whole career. Jordan entered the league in 1984 but didn’t make the Finals until 1991, and that’s largely because they ran into the Detroit Pistons in four consecutive postseasons. The Read more