The 1990s - The Dream Team
This was probabaly the greatest era so far in NBA history. This was where almost all the best players of the NBA from the 80s and 90s were mashed up in one league. Many things resulted from this. First, all the teams were almost even with each other making the games competetive. Second, this was maybe a lucky years for the league because they were probabaly unbeatable when it came to the Olympics. They mashed up the best of the best, and they took the 1992 Olympics by storm. They probably had the best roster in sports history. Just to give you an idea, their whole team is currently in the Hall of Fame, and were All-Stars that time, and not one of their players averaged lower than 15 points per game in the league.
The Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan
The league, however, was dominated by one team. This team was the Chicago Bulls. This was another dynasty formed during the 90s, and this time, the team was led by Michael Jordan. The Bulls won 6 championships during the 90s, and achieved the best record in franchise history during this era. They did this in 1996. Winning 72 games, and only losing 10, they were nicknamed: unbeataBULLs this year. Their dynasty would end in the late 90s.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn New York. He played for the Laney High School basketball team, and played in North Carolina for college.
He was the 3rd pick in the NBA Draft of 84, and he was picked by the Chicago Bulls. By acclamation, he's probably the greatest basketball player of all time. Magic Johnson once said: "There's Michael Jordan, and then there's the rest of us." Larry Bird also stated after the playoffs series against the Bulls: "God disguised as Michael Jordan." He's achieved much feats during his years as a player, some of them remembered.
He took a break from basketball as he retired in 93 to play baseball (father's sport), and came back in 95.
Some of his achievements were: Six time NBA Champion (91-93, 96-98), NBA MVP (88, 91, 92, 96, 99), Defensive Player of the Year (88), Rookie of the Year (85), 14-time All Star, All Star MVP (88, 96, 98), and Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist (84, 92), and One of the Greatest Players in NBA History (96)
His competitiveness was legendary. His ability to it clutch shots from anywhere on the floor and his unbelievable scoring and jumping ability made Michael Jordan the most unstoppable figure and most popular player in NBA history.