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Bulls to celebrate 20th anniversary of first NBA title

Team to host recognition ceremony at March 12 game

Chicago Bulls to celebrate 20th anniversary of first NBA Championship

The 1990-91 team finished with a 61-21 record and won the NBA Championship on June 12, 1991 by defeating the Lakers 4-1 in the NBA Finals. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images)

Chicago — To commemorate the 20th anniversary of their first NBA Championship in 1991, the Chicago Bulls will welcome back former players and coaches from the 1990-91 season for a recognition ceremony during halftime at Saturday's game versus the Utah Jazz.

Chicago Bulls to celebrate 20th anniversary of first NBA Championship

Bulls' legends and Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen will attend and participate in the celebration, along with John Paxson, Horace Grant, B.J. Armstrong, Stacey King, Craig Hodges, Will Purdue, Scott Williams, Cliff Levingston, Dennis Hopson and Assistant Coach Johnny Bach. Former Bulls' broadcaster Jim Durham will emcee the halftime ceremony which will be broadcast live on WGN America.

"Of all my six Championships, the first one is the one I treasure the most," said Scottie Pippen. "I look forward to getting together with all my former teammates to relive those great memories."

The 1990-91 team finished with a 61-21 record and won the NBA Championship on June 12, 1991 by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 4-1 in the NBA Finals.

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