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No. 2: The Flu Game

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He was battling the flu and a 103-degree fever, but Jordan's 38 points in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals gave the Bulls a 3-2 series edge against Utah. Coach Phil Jackson said it was the best performance he had seen. The Bulls won title No. 5 two days later.