AN OVERVIEW OF THE 1992-93 CHICAGO BULLS
REGULAR SEASON RECORD: 57-25 (.695)
PLAYOFF RECORD: 15-4 (.789)
HEAD COACH: Phil Jackson
ASSISTANT COACHES: Johnny Bach, Jim Cleamons, Tex Winter
STARTERS: B.J. Armstrong, Bill Cartwright, Horace Grant, Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen
RESERVES: Stacey King, Rodney McCray, Ed Nealy, John Paxson, Will Perdue, Trent Tucker, Darrell Walker, Corey Williams, Scott Williams
REGULAR SEASON: Fourth straight 50-plus win season ... 31-10 home record marked sixth straight season of 30-plus Stadium wins ... 26-15 road record ranked second-best in the NBA and first in the Eastern Conference ... 26 road wins marked third straight year of plus-.500 road record ... finished first in the NBA in offensive rebounding percentage at .363 and finished first in the league in fewest turnovers per game at 13.5.
PLAYOFFS: Won franchise’s third straight NBA title defeating Phoenix 4-2 in the NBA Finals ... swept Atlanta 3-0 in the first round and Cleveland 4-0 in Eastern Conference Semifinals ... defeated New York 4-2 in Eastern Conference Finals ... won the first two games of the NBA Finals at Phoenix, becoming the first team ever to open an NBA Finals series 2-0 on the road.
HONORS: Michael Jordan captured his seventh straight scoring title, which tied Wilt Chamberlain for most consecutive scoring titles ... Jordan named 1993 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player, 1993 NBA East All-Star starter, All-NBA First Team and All-Defensive First Team ... Scottie Pippen started for the 1993 East All-Stars, was on the All-Defensive First Team ... B.J. Armstrong led the NBA in three-point field goal percentage (63-139 3FG, .453) ... Horace Grant named to All-Defensive Second Team ... Bulls’ home sellout streak reached 294 games (includes regular season and playoffs - 242 and 52, respectively).
NOTES: Won the first two games of the Finals at Phoenix, becoming the first team ever to open a Finals series 2-0 on the road … Michael Jordan scored the second-most points in Finals history with 55 in Game 4 … Jordan also finished with the highest scoring average (41.0 ppg) in a single Finals series … Jordan also set the Finals record for most consecutive games of 40-plus points with four (Games 2-5).
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