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Jordan made the Garden his home

Fans were treated to a show when they came to see MJ, who turns 50 on Sunday

Updated: February 17, 2013, 5:20 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

Pat Riley was out near the hash, motioning for Patrick Ewing to help the helpless John Starks. Everyone inside Madison Square Garden knew what was about to happen. Everyone knew Michael Jordan, the 32-year-old man who had already dropped 55 points on the New York Knicks, was about to shoot for 57.

These were the final, frantic seconds of March 28, 1995, the fifth game of Jordan's comeback to the NBA, the first in his favorite arena outside Chicago's city limits. He'd hit .202 playing ...

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