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72-10: Reliving the 1995-96 Bulls

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SC Throwback - Bulls Road to 70 (Narrated by Stuart Scott) (6:29)

20 years ago today the Chicago Bulls became the first team to win 70 games in the regular season. Stuart Scott and Charley Steiner narrate their journey to their 70th win. (6:29)

Twenty years ago, the Chicago Bulls embarked upon the greatest season in NBA history, winning a record 72 games by the time the regular season was over. Led by future Hall of Famers Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman, the Bulls' average margin of victory was 12.3 points per game.

Jordan led the league in scoring, Rodman led the league in rebounding and Pippen did a little bit of everything in between. The Bulls racked up awards at the same rate they racked up victories: Jordan was the Most Valuable Player, Phil Jackson was the Coach of The Year, Toni Kukoc was the Sixth Man of the Year and Jerry Krause was the Executive of the Year.

Their season featured winning streaks of 13 and 18 games. They didn't lose back-to-back games until February. But this team was about more than on-court production. With Jordan at his marketing peak and the eccentric Rodman bringing reality show-type attention to the team, the Bulls turned into a cultural phenomenon. On the road, crowds waited outside their hotels at all hours just to catch a glimpse of the players. Local television news helicopters followed the team bus on its way to Milwaukee when the Bulls were on the verge of breaking the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' previous record of 69 victories.

The Bulls capped off the season by beating the Seattle SuperSonics in the the NBA Finals, ensuring the team would go down among the all-time greats in professional sports. Throughout the year, ESPN.com will present a look back to that historic squad. -- J.A. Adande


Game 1 (1-0): Bulls 105, Hornets 91 | SC highlight

Game 2 (2-0): Bulls 107, Celtics 85 | SC highlight

Game 3 (3-0): Bulls 117, Raptors 108 | SC highlight

Game 4 (4-0): Bulls 106, Cavaliers 88 | SC highlight

Game 5 (5-0): Bulls 110, Trail Blazers 106 | SC highlight

Game 6 (5-1): Magic 94, Bulls 88 | Preview | SC highlight

Game 7 (6-1): Bulls 113, Cavaliers 94 | SC highlight

Game 8 (7-1): Bulls 109, Nets 94 | SC highlight

Game 9 (8-1): Bulls 108, Mavs 102 (OT) | SC highlight

Game 10 (9-1): Bulls 103, Spurs 94 | SC highlight

Game 11 (10-1): Bulls 90, Jazz 85 | SC highlight

Game 12 (10-2): Sonics 97, Bulls 92 | SC highlight

Game 13 (11-2): Bulls 107, Blazers 104 | SC highlight

Game 14 (12-2): Bulls 94, Grizzlies 88 | SC highlight

Game 15 (13-2): Bulls 104, Clippers 98 | SC highlight

Game 16 (14-2): Bulls 101, Knicks 94 | SC highlight

Game 17 (15-2): Bulls 106, Spurs 87 | SC highlight

Game 18 (16-2): Bulls 118, Bucks 106 | SC highlight

Game 19 (17-2): Bulls 112, Magic 103 | SC highlight

Game 20 (18-2): Bulls 127, Hawks 108 | SC highlight

Game 21 (19-2): Bulls 108, Lakers 88 | SC highlight

Game 22 (20-2): Bulls 123, Celtics 114 | SC highlight

Game 23 (21-2): Bulls 114, Mavericks 101 | SC highlight

Game 24 (22-2): Bulls 113, Raptors 104 | SC highlight

Game 25 (23-2): Bulls 100, Jazz 86 | SC highlight

Game 26 (23-3): Pacers 103, Bulls 97 | SC highlight

Game 27 (24-3): Bulls 120, Pacers 93 | SC highlight

Game 28 (25-3): Bulls 95, Hawks 93 | SC highlight

Game 29 (26-3): Bulls 100, Rockets 86 | SC highlight

Game 30 (27-3): Bulls 117, Hornets 93 | SC highlight

Game 31 (28-3): Bulls 113, Bucks 84 | SC highlight

Game 32 (29-3): Bulls 113, Sonics 87 | SC highlight

Game 33 (30-3): Bulls 120, 76ers 93 | SC highlight

Game 34 (31-3): Bulls 116, Bullets 109 | SC highlight

Game 35 (32-3): Bulls 116, 76ers 104 | SC highlight

Game 36 (33-3): Bulls 92, Raptors 89 | SC highlight

Game 37 (34-3): Bulls 111, Pistons 96 | SC highlight

Game 38 (35-3): Bulls 99, Knicks 79 | SC highlight

Game 39 (36-3): Bulls 104, Grizzlies 84 | SC highlight

Game 40 (37-3): Bulls 102, Heat 80 | SC highlight

Game 41 (38-3): Bulls 93, Suns 82 | SC highlight

Game 42 (39-3): Bulls 98, Rockets 87 | SC highlight

Game 43 (40-3): Bulls 105, Kings 85 | SC highlight

Game 44 (41-3): Bulls 99, Lakers 84 | SC Highlight

Game 45 (41-4): Nuggets 105, Bulls 99

Game 46 (41-5): Suns 106, Bulls 96 | SC Highlight

Game 47 (42-5): Bulls 99, Warriors 95 | SC Highlight

Game 48 (43-5): Bulls 111, Bullets 98 | SC Highlight

Game 49 (44-5): Bulls 112, Pistons 109 (OT) | SC Highlight

Game 50 (45-5): Bulls 103, Wolves 100 | SC Highlights

Game 51 (46-5): Bulls 110, Pacers 102 | SC Highlights

Game 52 (47-5): Bulls 102, Pacers 76 | SC Highlights

Game 53 (48-5): Bulls 96, Hawks 91 | SC Highlights

Game 54 (48-6): Heat 113, Bulls 104 | SC Highlights

Game 55 (49-6): Bulls 111, Magic 91 | SC Highlights

Game 56 (50-6): Bulls 120, Wolves 99 | SC Highlights

Game 57 (51-6): Bulls 110, Warriors 87 | SC Highlights

Game 58 (52-6): Bulls 107, Celtics 75 | SC Highlights

Game 59 (53-6): Bulls 115, Bucks 106 | SC Highlights

Game 60 (54-6): Bulls 102, Pistons 81 | SC Highlights

Game 61 (54-7): Knicks 104, Bulls 72 | SC Highlights

Game 62 (55-7): Bulls 103, Bullets 86 | SC Highlights

Game 63 (56-7): Bulls 108, Nuggets 87 | SC Highlights

Game 64 (57-7): Bulls 97, Nets 93| SC Highlights

Game 65 (58-7): Bulls 98, Nuggets 94 | SC Highlights

Game 66 (59-7): Bulls 89, Kings 67 | SC Highlights

Game 67 (60-7): Bulls 107, Knicks 86 | SC Highlights

Game 68 (60-8): Raptors 109, Bulls 108 | SC Highlight

Game 69 (61-8): Bulls 111, Hawks 80 | SC Highlight

Game 70 (62-8): Bulls 106, Clippers 85 | SC Highlight

Game 71 (63-8): Bulls 110, Heat 92 | SC Highlight

Game 72 (64-8): Bulls 100, Heat 92 | SC Highlight

Game 73 (65-8): Bulls 126, Hornets 92 | SC Highlight

Game 74 (66-8): Bulls 90, Magic 86 | SC Highlight

Game 75 (66-9): Hornets 98, Bulls 97 | SC Highlight

Game 76 (67-9): Bulls 113, Nets 100 | SC Highlight

Game 77 (68-9): Bulls 112, 76ers 82 | SC Highlight

Game 78 (69-9): Bulls 98, Cavs 72 | SC Highlight

Game 79 (70-9): Bulls 86, Bucks 80 | SC Highlight