Found April 17, 2013 on StraitPinkie.com:
PLAYERS: Karl Malone
TEAMS: Chicago BullsUtah Jazz
Back in 1997, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls were in a heavily contested series with the Utah Jazz. A crucial Game 5 of the NBA Finals was on the horizon, and the Utah Jazz had the home-court advantage. The Jazz had all the momentum after tying the series 2-2 with wins in Game 3 & 4. Game 5 would forever be remember as the “flu game” for Michael Jordan. Battling the symptoms, he scored 38 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, and 1 block to help the Bulls take the win. Visibly ill, nobody knew if he could walk, let alone play the game. Jordan crushed the Jazz with a late 3-pointer to seal the win, and the Bulls won the championship in Game 6. Jordan’s trainer, Tim Grover has come out publicly to say he doesn’t believe Jordan was suffering from the flu at all. One of the most clutch performances in NBA history may have a new plot twist. Jordan and Grover were in Park City, Utah in a hotel room late at night. Jordan was hungry, and the hotel stopped their room service at ...
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