Nov 13, 2014
- NBA regular season - October 26 through November 9, 1984
- Chicago and Milwaukee's home-and-home series (Oct 27 & 29)
- Insightful early-season minutiae, all but lost to the annals of basketball history
In this episode, we discuss numerous happenings from the first 15 days of the 1984-85 NBA season. We talk about the debut of future Hall of Fame players - Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon & John Stockton, then detail the Bulls' (late October) home-and-home series with the Bucks.
We chat about Stockton's unwitting role in a Seattle radio station contest; his last-ditch shot had one-million dollars riding on it. In more random news of the era, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's BMW succumbs to foul play (no pun intended). We also talk about the NBA's best-performing players, milestones reached, the infamous Julius Erving & Larry Bird fight and much more.
This episode continues our coverage of the 1984-85 NBA season. We encourage your interaction. Feel free to suggest specific games, moments and events from within the season, for us to cover in future episodes of the series. Thanks for taking the time to listen to the show. If you enjoy the content, please share it with your friends!
The most prominent players mentioned in this episode, include: Michael Jordan, Dave Corzine, Quintin Dailey, Kiki VanDeWeghe & Adrian Dantley.
Topics / articles discussed (every effort has been made to confirm exact dates):
84-10-27 - Stockton plays off key for Jazz
84-10-27 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Milwaukee Bucks
84-10-29 - Box Score: Milwaukee Bucks @ Chicago Bulls
84-10-30 - Rookie Jordan sparks Bulls
84-10-30 - NBA no-shows would have powerful team
84-10-30 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Kansas City Kings
84-10-31 - Chicago calls Dailey for Walking
84-10-31 - Jordan leads Chicago
84-11-01 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Denver Nuggets
84-11-02 - Bulls 'Dunn' by Nuggets
84-11-06 - Theus, Free are at odds with new coaches
84-11-07 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ Detroit Pistons
84-11-08 - Jazz signs top scorer
84-11-08 - Box Score: Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks
84-11-10 - Bird, Boston outfight 76ers
84-11-10 - News story on the fight
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