It’s time to tie up the series with this Trial Blazers Classic Game!
Despite Michael Jordan’s 32 points, the Trail Blazers evened the series at 2-2 after outscoring the Chicago Bulls 27-19 in the final quarter of Game 4.
The Trail Blazers beat the Bulls, 93-88 in front of a sold out Memorial Coliseum crowd in Portland and now you can re-live that Game 4 feeling on NBCSNW tonight.
Throughout the early 90 seasons the Portland Trail Blazers and Chicago Bull seemed destined to meet in the NBA Finals.
Of course, many comparisons were made between Clyde Drexler and Michael Jordan throughout the season much to the chagrin of Jordan himself.
Before the two met in the 1992 NBA Finals, Sports Illustrated had named Drexler, Jordan's "No. 1 rival."
There was so much hype surrounding this series.
The Blazers began their 1992 postseason run by defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 3–1 in the First Round and then proceeded to beat the Phoenix Suns 4–1, following that up with outlasting John Stockton and Karl Malone's Utah Jazz 4–2 in the Western Conference Finals.
This was the Blazers second trip to the NBA Finals in three years.
Portland got out to a slow start in Game 4 similarly to the way they played in Game 3.
Jordan scored 13 of his 32 points in the third quarter, but he didn’t score at all in the final 10 minutes of action as Portland went on a 15–6 run to earn the come from behind victory.
The Bulls would go on to win the series in six as MJ was named Finals Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row.
During the 1991-92 season Drexler earned All-NBA First Team honors, while Buck Williams was named to the NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team.
Starters for Game 4 of the 1992 NBA Finals:
HOW TO WATCH: Trail Blazers vs. Bulls Game 4, June 10, 1992
WHEN: Thursday, May 21 at 6:30pm
Channel: NBC Sports Northwest, Channel 737 (Portland), 617 (Seattle)
Stream the game here.
Or stream the game on your phone with the 'MyTeams' App -- available in the App Store for iPhones and on Google play.
Be sure to check out the latest Talkin’ Blazers Podcast with hosts NBA Champion Channing Frye and Emmy Award winner Dan Sheldon.