NBA Decade
NBA Decade: The '90s index
1998-99: MJ and Joe Dumars say goodbye, Vince arrives, and the Spurs rule

1997-98: Five-time MVP Bill Russell poses with five-time MVP Michael Jordan, and MJ hits the last shot

1996-97: Shaq heads west, Kobe wins the Slam Dunk and the NBA's Greatest Players are honored

1995-96: The NBA expands to Canada, Magic makes a comeback and the Bulls dominate with 72 wins

1994-95: MJ returns, Stockton and Wilkens set records, and the Rockets repeat
Michael Jordan
Michael cradles his first Larry O'Brien Trophy in our 1990-91 photo gallery.
(Andrew D. Bernstein/NBA Photos)

1993-94: The Rockets win the scramble for the title after Jordan retires at the season's outset

1992-93: Starks elevates over the entire Bulls defense and Paxson clinches the three-peat

1991-92: Magic shockingly retires and then comes back in style at the All-Star Game

1990-91: Michael makes the "spectacular" move and cradles his first championship trophy

1989-90: New teams in Orlando and Minnesota, and a Bad Boys repeat