Today in Sports History: June 16

In 1996 the Chicago Bulls defeated the Seattle SuperSonics 87-75 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. The Bulls wrapped the series 4-2 and won their fourth championship in six years. Michael Jordan recored an impressive 22 points and seven assists while Dennis Rodman grabbed 19 rebounds and Scottie Pippen 17 tallied points and four steals. Jordan averaged 27.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game in the championship series and became the only player to win NBA Finals MVP four times.

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