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12/06/1991 Chicago Bulls win first NBA championship

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Byron Scott And Scottie Pippen Remember The 1991 NBA Finals | The Jump | ESPN

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Bulls vs. Lakers - 1991 NBA Finals Game 5 (Bulls win first championship)

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NBA Finals Chicago Bulls Champions for the First time Michael Jordan MVP Celebrates with Champagne

The 1991 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1990–91 NBA season. It was also the first NBA Finals broadcasted by NBC after 17 years with CBS. The Chicago Bulls of the Eastern Conference took on the Los Angeles Lakers of the Western Conference for the title, with Chicago having home court advantage. It was Michael Jordan's first NBA Finals appearance, Magic Johnson's last, and the last NBA Finals for the Lakers until 2000. The Bulls won win the series, 4-1.
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