1993 Retrospective



Click here for 93 photos from the Suns' memorable playoff drive of '93.

THE RUN TO THE FINALS

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The Lakers, Spurs, Sonics and Bulls. Watch some of the highlights from the '93 playoffs.
Remembering '93
On the 10th anniversary of the Phoenix Suns' trip to the 1993 NBA Finals, Suns.com takes a look back with 93 photos from that unforgettable playoff run, including many never-before-seen images.
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  • azcentral.com: Charles Barkley remembers | '92-93 Suns Timeline
  • Tribune: The year of the circus | Frank Johnson wasn't in Suns' plans

    Driving the Memory Lane
    Suns.com caught up with a number of the key players from the '93 Suns, as well as a few of the Bulls, to get their memories on those playoffs.
    Suns: Kevin Johnson | Dan Majerle | Danny Ainge | Frank Johnson | Richard Dumas | Mark West | Tom Chambers | Cedric Ceballos
    Bulls: Michael Jordan | Scottie Pippen | Scott Williams

    Where Are They Now?
    Are you curious about what KJ is up to these days? Have you ever wondered what happened to Oliver Miller or Richard Dumas? Suns.com attempts to bring you up to date with the whereabouts of the '93 Suns.

    Series-by-Series
    Although Suns.com was not yet online during the 1992-93 NBA season, Fastbreak magazine chronicled the playoffs in full color. Relive each series with these flashback features from the Suns' official publication...

  • First Round, Suns vs. Lakers: The Comeback
  • Semifinals, Suns vs. Spurs: Home Sweet Home
  • Conference Finals, Suns vs. Sonics: Going the Distance
  • NBA Finals, Suns vs. Bulls: Four Wins

    Related Links

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  • A Tribute to Thunder: Majerle inducted into Ring of Honor
  • Thanks, KJ!: Articles, photos & video

    1993 NBA PLAYOFFS, FIRST ROUND: SUNS VS. LAKERS
    DATE SITE SUNS-OPP SUNS HI PTS OPP HI PTS SUNS HI REBS OPP HI REBS
    April 30 Phx 103-107 Barkley 34 Threatt 35 Barkley 15 Divac 10
    May 2 Phx 81-86 CB/RD/TC 18 Divac 19 Barkley 21 Green/VD 13
    May 4 LA 107-102 Barkley 27 Divac 30 Barkley 11 Green 17
    May 6 LA 101-86 Barkley 28 Divac 17 Barkley 11 Green 15
    May 9 Phx 112-104* Barkley 31 Worthy 24 CB/OM 14 Green 19
    WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS: SUNS VS. SPURS
    DATE SITE SUNS-OPP SUNS HI PTS OPP HI PTS SUNS HI REBS OPP HI REBS
    May 11 Phx 98-89 KJohnson 25 Robinson 32 Barkley 10 Robinson 10
    May 13 Phx 109-103 Barkley 35 Robinson 27 Barkley 10 Robinson 10
    May 15 SA 96-111 KJohnson 26 Carr 21 Barkley 14 DR/AJ 8
    May 16 SA 103-117 KJohnson 26 Robinson 36 Barkley 12 Robinson 16
    May 18 Phx 109-97 Barkley 36 Rbnsn/Ellis 24 Barkley 12 Robinson 8
    May 20 SA 102-100 Barkley 28 Robinson 22 Barkley 21 Robinson 14
    WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS: SUNS VS. SONICS
    DATE SITE SUNS-OPP SUNS HI PTS OPP HI PTS SUNS HI REBS OPP HI REBS
    May 24 Phx 105-91 Ceballos 21 McKey 17 Barkley 14 Kemp 10
    May 26 Phx 99-103 Majerle 29 Pierce 34 Brkly/Mjrle 10 McMillan 8
    May 28 Sea 104-97 KJohnson 20 Pierce 28 Barkley 16 Kemp 12
    May 30 Sea 101-120 Barkley 27 Kemp/McKy 20 Barkley 7 Kemp 8
    June 1 Phx 120-114 Barkley 43 Kemp 33 Barkley 15 Kmp/Prkns 6
    June 3 Sea 102-118 KJohnson 22 Pierce 27 Barkley 11 Kemp 15
    June 5 Phx 123-110 Barkley 44 EJohnson 34 Barkley 24 Kemp 8
    1993 NBA FINALS: SUNS VS. BULLS
    DATE SITE SUNS-OPP SUNS HI PTS OPP HI PTS SUNS HI REBS OPP HI REBS
    June 9 Phx 92-100 Barkley 21 Jordan 31 Dumas 12 Williams 10
    June 11 Phx 108-111 Barkley 42 Jordan 42 Barkley 13 Jordan/Pip 12
    June 13 Chi 129-121# Majerle 28 Jordan 44 Barkley 19 Grant 17
    June 16 Chi 105-111 Barkley 32 Jordan 55 Barkley 12 Grant 16
    June 18 Chi 108-98 KJ/Dumas 25 Jordan 41 Majerle 12 Jordan/HG 7
    June 20 Phx 98-99 Mjrle/Brkly 21 Jordan 33 Barkley 17 Pippen 12
    * Overtime, # Triple-Overtime