Michael Jordan Top 23 NBA Career Moments -- No. 3

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Top moments in Jordan’s NBA career: No. 3

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By Sam Smith | asksam@bulls.com | 09.11.09

No. 3: The Game

April 20, 1986—Pick a moment from that game. There were so many, the 63 points in playoff Game 2 in a losing effort against maybe the best Boston Celtics team ever. There was a time Jordan went through his legs past Larry Bird and past Robert Parish and Kevin McHale at the basket. There also was a classic isolation on Bird from the right wing in which Bird in his prime was helpless against Jordan. It was a breathtaking individual performance. And, by the way, Jordan scored 49 points in Game 1.