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No. 18: 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

March 28, 1992 marked the 11th game that season for Jordan of at least 40 points (121st of his career), giving him an average of 42 in the previous five games, including a 50-pointer against the Denver Nuggets at home four nights earlier.
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Jordan torches Cavs in postseason tune-up

Regular season game #71
Bulls 126, Cleveland Cavaliers 102

Box score

March 28, 1992 (Chicago Stadium) — Michael Jordan scored 44 points, connecting on 21 of 32 shot attempts, in a 126-102 domination of the Cleveland Cavaliers, who would be the Bulls’ conference finals opponent.

It was the 11th game that season for Jordan of at least 40 points (121st of his career), giving him an average of 42 in the previous five games, including a 50-pointer against the Denver Nuggets at home four nights earlier. Jordan was torching the league in preparing for the playoffs.

Horace Grant finished with 18 points and 18 boards, while Scottie Pippen added 17 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Bulls (58-13), who shot 58.8 percent from the field.

>> Top 20 moments of the 1991-92 season: No. 17 - Bulls fall to Malone's Jazz in an epic battle
>> 1991-92 Chicago Bulls: Back-to-back champions

1991-92 Chicago Bulls championship season

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