The Chicago Bulls have won 6 NBA championships throughout their history. All of those victories came in the 1990s under the leadership of coach Phil Jackson and superstar players Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen. Here are brief histories of the Bulls’ 6 NBA championship titles:
1. Season 1990-91. The Chicago Bulls won their first NBA championship in 1991 by defeating a Los Angeles Lakers team led by superstar guard Magic Johnson in the Finals. The Lakers won the first game at the home of the Bulls before the Bulls came back and won the next four games. Michael Jordan was chosen MVP of the Finals.
2. Season 1991-92. The Bulls successfully defended their title in the 1991-92 NBA season. They beat a Portland Trail Blazers team led by superstar guard Clyde Drexler in six games. Michael Jordan was again chosen as Finals MVP.
3. Season 1992-93. After successfully winning the 1993 NBA title, the Chicago Bulls became the first NBA team since the 1960s Boston Celtics to win three consecutive NBA titles. Against a Phoenix Suns team that was led by regular season MVP Charles Barkley in the Finals, the Bulls were able to win the series 4-2. Michael Jordan successfully won his third Most Valuable Player award of the NBA Finals.
4. Season 1995-96. After a year and a half away from the NBA, Michael Jordan returned to lead the Chicago Bulls to their fourth NBA title in 1996. That season, the Bulls compiled a 72-10 win-loss record that remained. the best record of the regular season. in NBA history. In the Finals, the Bulls defeated the Seattle Supersonics in six games.
5. Season 1996-97. The Bulls successfully defended their title in 1997. Against Western Conference champions Utah Jazz, led by Karl Malone and John Stockton in the Finals, the Bulls were victorious in six games. Michael Jordan won his fifth Finals MVP award.
6. Season 1997-98. The Bulls’ last NBA championship came in 1998, after defeating the Utah Jazz in a repeat of the 1997 NBA Finals. The Bulls were able to replicate their success from the previous season by winning the series 4-2. Michael Jordan was once again chosen as the Finals MVP.