Bulls center Joakim Noah gets fired up in the first quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Playoffs at the United Center in Chicago. ( Chris Sweda, Chicago Tribune / April 26, 2011 )
Michael Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls gestures in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 1997 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on May 22, 1997 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Heat 75-68.
Jordan rejects the New Jersey Nets' Chris Gatling at the rim in Game 1 of an Eastern Conference playoffs first-round series in 1998. With Jordan scoring 32 or more points in each game, the Bulls made quick work of the Nets, eliminating them in three games.