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Michael Jordan Top 23 NBA Career Moments -- No. 8

Michael Jordan Hall of Fame

Top moments in Jordan’s NBA career: No. 8

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No. 8: So How’d You Like that Draft Pick?

January 8, 1987—The Trail Blazers still were trying to justify the Sam Bowie draft pick and their general manager said Clyde Drexler was a better player because he made teammates better. Jordan scored 53 points in the Bulls win, later that season scored 46 against the Trail Blazers, and the following season Jordan scored 52 against Portland.


Michael Jordan | Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame | Class of 2009