The Chicago Bulls put together an iconic 1995-96 season behind Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, producing the NBA’s first 72-win team and taking home the NBA title. Sports Illustrated was there along the way to cover the franchise’s every move, with photos, covers and stories to profile their journey. Here are SI's best photos of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls.
Hall of Fame NBA forward Scottie Pippen, a seven-time All-Star and six-time champion with the Chicago Bulls, turned 51 years old on Sept. 25, 2016. In celebration of Pip's 51st birthday, we present 33 classic SI photos of No. 33.
In this week's episode, host Ted Keith talks with SI senior writer Phil Taylor about his feature “Toy Story,” from the January 29, 1996 issue of Sports Illustrated chronicling the Chicago Bulls and Michael Jordan as they embarked on one of the greatest seasons in team sports history.
Former NBA forward Dennis Rodman took to Twitter Sunday night to congratulate the Cleveland Cavaliers on winning the NBA title, but declared that the 1995–96 Chicago Bulls are still the greatest team ever.
In this episode of the SI Vault Podcast, host Ted Keith talks about Rick Reilly's return to Sports Illustrated, his cover story in this week’s issue on Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors and much more. Finally, Keith will read Reilly’s cover story from the May 11, 1998 issue of SI, chronicling Michael Jordan and the 1998 Chicago Bulls.