1992–93 NBA season

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The 1992–93 NBA season was the 47th season of the National Basketball Association.wikipedia
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1993 NBA Finals

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The season ended with the Chicago Bulls winning their third-straight NBA Championship, beating the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.
The 1993 NBA Finals was the championship round of the 1992–93 NBA season, and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.

Randy Pfund

He was an assistant coach for the Los Angeles Lakers under Pat Riley and Mike Dunleavy, and was the team's head coach during the 1992–93 and 1993–94 seasons, although he was let go near the end of his second season, being replaced for the remainder of the year by Magic Johnson.

1993 NBA All-Star Game

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The 1993 NBA All-Star Game took place on February 21, 1993, and was an exhibition game played between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, home of the Utah Jazz.

San Antonio Spurs

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The Tarkanian experiment proved a flop, as the coach was fired 20 games into the 1992–93 season with the Spurs record at 9–11.

Dallas Mavericks

In 1992–93, the rebuilding began in earnest, with the Mavs trading Rolando Blackman—who by that point had surpassed Mark Aguirre as the team's all-time leading scorer—to the New York Knicks for a first-round draft pick.

Dan Issel

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Even with no coaching experience, Bernie Bickerstaff recruited him as Nuggets head coach in 1992.

Mike Dunleavy Sr.

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He then joined the Milwaukee Bucks as head coach prior to the 1992–93 season and remained with them until the end of the 1995–96 season, in a dual role as vice-president of basketball operations and head coach.

Sacramento Kings

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After the 1992–93 season, Rambis was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers.

Paul Westphal

In 1988, after three years in the college ranks, Westphal became an assistant coach with the Phoenix Suns under head coach Cotton Fitzsimmons, and in 1992 he succeeded Fitzsimmons as head coach of the Suns.

Reggie Lewis

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Reggie Lewis (November 21, 1965 – July 27, 1993) was an American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association's Boston Celtics from 1987 to 1993.

HemisFair Arena

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It was home to the ABA/NBA's San Antonio Spurs from 1973 to 1993 and the San Antonio Force of the AFL during the 1992 season, their only year of existence.

Denver Nuggets

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From 1981–82 through 1992–93, the Nuggets wore the Denver "rainbow city" skyline across the chest and back on both the home and away uniforms.

Shaquille O'Neal

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He quickly became one of the best centers in the league, winning Rookie of the Year in 1992–93 and leading his team to the 1995 NBA Finals.

Michael Jordan

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In the 1992–93 season, despite a 32.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg, and 5.5 apg campaign and a second-place finish in Defensive Player of the Year voting, Jordan's streak of consecutive MVP seasons ended as he lost the award to his friend Charles Barkley.

Fred Carter

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A 6' 3" guard from Mount St. Mary's University, Carter was selected by the Baltimore Bullets in the third round of the 1969 NBA draft. He played eight seasons (1969–1977) in the NBA as a member of the Bullets, Philadelphia 76ers, and Milwaukee Bucks, scoring 9,271 career points. Carter was the leading scorer on the 1973 Sixers team that lost an NBA record 73 of 82 regular-season games. He later became the assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Washington Bullets, and Philadelphia 76ers before becoming the head coach of the Sixers for almost two seasons, from late-1992 to mid-1994.

Chicago Bulls

The season ended with the Chicago Bulls winning their third-straight NBA Championship, beating the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.

Phoenix Suns

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The season ended with the Chicago Bulls winning their third-straight NBA Championship, beating the Phoenix Suns 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals.

Karl Malone

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Malone led the Jazz to multiple 50-win seasons with the exception of 1992–93 (47–35).

New York Knicks

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The 1992–93 season proved to be even more successful, as the Knicks won the Atlantic Division with a 60–22 record.

Pat Riley

He was named NBA Coach of the Year three times (1989–90, 1992–93 and 1996–97, as head coach of the Lakers, New York Knicks and Heat, respectively).

Dražen Petrović

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The following season saw Petrović increase his scoring average to 22.3 ppg, 11th best in the league.

Cliff Robinson (basketball, born 1966)

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Robinson won the 1992–93 Sixth Man of the Year Award after averaging 19.1 points, 6.6 rebounds and a career-best 1.99 blocks per game.

Hakeem Olajuwon

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With the 1992–93 season approaching, a reporter for the Houston Chronicle said that Olajuwon being dealt was "as close to a sure thing as there is."

B. J. Armstrong

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In 1993, he locked down the starting job, contributing to a 57–25 record and the Bulls' third straight title.