No. 12: Top 20 moments of the 1991-92 season
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the Chicago Bulls’ second NBA championship, Bulls.com counts down the top 20 moments from the 1991-92 season
Jordan slows Price and the Cavs as Bulls regain home court advantage
Eastern Conference Finals | Game 3
Bulls 105, Cleveland Cavaliers 96
May 23, 1992 (Cleveland) — After Cleveland split the first two games in Chicago, Michael Jordan took it upon himself to switch defensively on Cavs catalyst point guard Mark Price and disrupt the Cavs’ game. It enabled the Bulls to reclaim home court advantage in the series and left the Cavs off balance with a strategy the Bulls were known for in their six championships of cutting off the head of the snake and attacking the opponents’ main ballhandler.
In that Game 3, which the Bulls won 105-96 to go up 2-1 in the series, Jordan finished with 36 points, nine assists and six rebounds. Scottie Pippen added 23 points, nine boards and seven assists, while Horace Grant recorded a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.
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