Michael Jordan Top 23 NBA Career Moments -- No. 22


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Top moments in Jordan’s NBA career: No. 22

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No. 22: Pops’ inspiration

May 17, 1992—The Knicks had forced a Game 7 in an angry, ugly, brutal conference semifinals, and Jordan wasn’t sure how to proceed. He said he talked at length before the game with his father, James, who counseled him not to lay back but come out aggressive and take the game.

Jordan did with 18 first quarter points and 29 in the first half on the way to 42 as the Bulls won going away.

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