Throwback Thursday: Michael Jordan wins Game 5 of NBA Finals with the flu

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On this day 18 years ago, Michael Jordan and the Bulls defeated reigning MVP Karl Malone and the Utah Jazz in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

This is known as Jordan’s “flu game,” where he scored 38 points while suffering from flu-like symptoms.

The Bulls went on to the win the 1997 NBA Finals in six games.

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