What was Championship Era Michael Jordan's Worst Game Ever?

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May 26, 1997 - Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the Miami Heat

45 minutes played, 29 pts (11 off free throws), 9 for 35 shooting (25.7%), 0 for 8 from 3pt, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal.

He missed 19 of 21 shots at one stretch (before scoring 18 straight points by himself.)

While giving up 25 pts, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 3pters to Tim Hardaway.

Thoughts?
 
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I submit:

May 26, 1997 - Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the Miami Heat

45 minutes played, 29 pts (11 off free throws), 9 for 35 shooting (25.7%), 0 for 8 from 3pt, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal.

He missed 19 of 21 shots at one stretch (before scoring 18 straight points by himself.)

While giving up 25 pts, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 3pters to Tim Hardaway.

Thoughts?
thats a melo game right there 
 
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I submit:

May 26, 1997 - Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the Miami Heat

45 minutes played, 29 pts (11 off free throws), 9 for 35 shooting (25.7%), 0 for 8 from 3pt, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal.

He missed 19 of 21 shots at one stretch (before scoring 18 straight points by himself.)

While giving up 25 pts, 6 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 3pters to Tim Hardaway.

Thoughts?
LeBron would never have a game like this
 
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All losses...

Game 4 96 Finals against Seattle. 6/19, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 turnovers, 23 points.

Game 4 97 Finals against Utah. 11/17, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 turnovers, 22 points.

Game 4 98 Conference Finals against Indiana, 12/27, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 6 turnovers, 28 points.

Game 6 92 Conference Semi-Finals against New York, 9/25, 4 rebounds 8 assists, 7 turnovers, 21 points.
Game 2 92 Conference Finals against Cleveland, 7/22, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 6 turnovers, 20 points.
 
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all I remember is that his last game against UTAH, he wasn't doing well percentage wise but he still managed to put up 45 points lol (I think?, I aint looking it up like you people are lol)

obviously, not his worst game but I'm going by my memory :lol:
 
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"Let's face it," said Bulls guard Steve Kerr. "We all hopped on Michael's back. He just carried us. It was his game tonight. That guy was ridiculous. He is so good it's scary."

Jordan shot 15-of-35 from the field and 12-of-15 from the line. He scored 16 points in the fourth quarter, including Chicago's final eight over the last 2:06, carrying the offense as Scottie Pippen -- hampered by a back injury -- struggled.
 
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the funny thing about that game 6 is that I remember a group of kids in the stands yelling out "chucker" at Jordan :lol:
 
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Games 1 and/or 2 vs the Knicks in '93 aka the Atlantic City games. Starks kicked his *** to open the series.
 
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Shot horrible, still dropped 29 but most importantly...did they win that game?
Nope. It was a loss. Zo guaranteed the Heat would win that game too so even more shame to MJ.

Apparently he shot 46 holes of golf that morning before playing the game lol
 
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When Michael's shot wasn't falling he couldn't become a facilitator, he just got frustrated and kept shooting.
 
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all I remember is that his last game against UTAH, he wasn't doing well percentage wise but he still managed to put up 45 points lol (I think?, I aint looking it up like you people are lol)

obviously, not his worst game but I'm going by my memory :lol:
This...
His fadeaways were coming short but he was so persistent. He wasn't letting the bulls lose that night.

I remember he had a lot of bad shooting games against the hardaway/mourning heat teams as well.
 
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All losses...

Game 4 96 Finals against Seattle. 6/19, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 4 turnovers, 23 points.

Game 4 97 Finals against Utah. 11/17, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 turnovers, 22 points.

Game 4 98 Conference Finals against Indiana, 12/27, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 6 turnovers, 28 points.

Game 6 92 Conference Semi-Finals against New York, 9/25, 4 rebounds 8 assists, 7 turnovers, 21 points.
Game 2 92 Conference Finals against Cleveland, 7/22, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, 6 turnovers, 20 points.
Game 5 of the 1996 Finals: 26 points (only 11/22 shooting), 4 rebounds, 1 assist. Game 6 wasn't pretty either, scoring wise (22 points on 5/19 from the field).

GP really locked him up once he started guarding him.
 
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