Michael Jordan's 10 best statistical performances vs. Warriors
Feb. 23, 1985 -- Bulls 140, Warriors 125
38 points (15-of-20 FG), five assists, five rebounds
In the midst of his rookie season, Jordan went off for 38 points to help the Bulls score their season-high 140 points. MJ would go on to beat out Hakeem Olajuwon for the 1984-85 Rookie of the Year award.
Nov. 29, 1986 -- Warriors 113, Bulls 106
40 points (11-of-30 FG, 18-of-19 FT), six assists, five rebounds
The Warriors were able to overcome a 40-point effort from Jordan, who broke his foot in this game and wouldn't play again until March 15.
Jan. 23, 1988 -- Bulls 121, Warriors 94
36 points (13-of-19 FG), eight assists, seven rebounds
This was the year Jordan cemented his status as one of the NBA's best. He captured the first of his five NBA MVP awards and averaged 35 points per game to lead the league.
March 28, 1989 -- Bulls 115, Warriors 106
33 points (13-of-24 FG), 11 assists, 12 rebounds
Jordan recorded two of his 28 career triple-doubles against the Warriors. This was the better of the two.
Jan. 18, 1990 -- Bulls 132, Warriors 107
44 points (17-of-30 FG), eight assists, 12 rebounds
The Run TMC Warriors couldn't contain Jordan, who went off for 44 points and almost recorded another triple-double.
Dec. 27, 1990 -- Bulls 128, Warriors 113
42 points (17-of-25 FG), seven assists, 14 rebounds
Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin combined for 54 points, but Jordan dropped in 42 points as the Bulls handed the Warriors their second straight loss.
Nov. 5, 1991 -- Warriors 118, Bulls 110
40 points (17-of-22 FG), four assists, seven rebounds
Jordan scored 40 points on 22 field goal attempts, but Mullin was just as good, finishing with 38 points to lead the Warriors to the victory.
Nov. 24, 1992 -- Bulls 101, Warriors 92
49 points (18-of-30 FG), seven assists, five rebounds
This was Jordan's highest output against the Warriors, and he nearly scored half of the Bulls' points. The fans in Oakland were treated to a spectacular performance by MJ.
Feb. 7, 1996 -- Bulls 99, Warriors 95
40 points (15-of-31 FG), six assists, 11 rebounds
The Bulls were unstoppable this year. Jordan scored 40 points to help Chicago improve to 42-5. They would go on to finish the season 72-10, which was the record until 2016 when the Steph Curry-led Warriors won 73 games.
Feb. 22, 1997 -- Bulls 120, Warriors 87
34 points (13-of-19 FG), one assist, five rebounds
The Bulls' juggernaut kept rolling and they crushed a Warriors team that had a few big names, but not nearly enough talent.