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Las Vegas oddsmakers don't like Michael Jordan's Bulls over Steph Curry's Warriors

Las Vegas oddsmakers don't like Michael Jordan's Bulls over Steph Curry's Warriors

While the Michael Jordan-LeBron James debate continues to rage on (don't worry, we aren't going there), the Golden State Warriors' recent dominance has prompted yet another discussion.

After last night's Game 2 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Warriors are now an NBA-record 14-0 in this year's postseason. So how would a group of Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the Warriors fare against the greatest NBA champion of all-time?

According to Las Vegas oddsmakers, pretty well.

ESPN spoke with Las Vegas oddsmakers, with four saying they would favor this year's Warriors teams over the 72-win 1995-96 Bulls.

The Warriors would be favored in a hypothetical game by as many as 8 points, or as few as 3, according to two of the oddsmakers.

Matthew Holt, the COO at CG Analytics, pointed out that the rules have changed considerably since the Bulls' dynasty.

"The biggest factor is what rules is game being played under," he told ESPN. "Being able to hand check would make the Bulls favorite and their roster was built for that. In the no-hand check era the Warriors' current roster is much better suited and would have some serious speed and shooter advantages at several key positions."

Don't expect the debate to lessen anytime soon, especially with it looking like the Warriors could be at the start of their own dynasty.

Bulls Talk Podcast: 90s Throwback-Being drafted by the Bulls with Stacey King

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Bulls Talk Podcast: 90s Throwback-Being drafted by the Bulls with Stacey King

Host Jason Goff is joined by Bulls commentator Stacey King to discuss his time with the Bulls during the best decade in franchise history, the 90s. Stacey tells a detailed story of his first interactions with the Bulls, Phil Jackson, and Michael Jordan.

(1:22) - Being drafted by the Bulls

(4:10) - Doug Collins started the Bulls championship run

(8:20) - "After I was introduced as a Bull, Doug Collins was fired"

(9:15) - Almost getting into a fight with Phil Jackson

(16:57) - Animosity with Phil Jackson early in his career

(17:46) - 1st NBA game with Michael Jordan

Listen to the full podcast here or via the embedded player below: