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Old 06-24-2013, 03:46 PM   #1
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Default how come Jordan never lost in the Finals?

Was he really that good or was his competition really not that good? He played in an era too in which true dominant centers played (Hakeem, Ewing, Robinson, Shaq, Mourning, etc.) as well as dominant big men (Webber, Barkley, Kemp, Malone, etc.) and yet all these other teams still couldn't beat Jordan.

Also, bonus question - can you guys name another player who never lost in the Finals ***and*** was also the FMVP each time?
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:49 PM   #2
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His team scored more points
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:50 PM   #3
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Dirk?
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:50 PM   #4
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Nike gave his opponent free shoes.

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Old 06-24-2013, 03:51 PM   #5
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Dirk?
Ummm...2006.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:52 PM   #6
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Ummm...2006.

Damn how could I forget.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:52 PM   #7
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Pippen?
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:53 PM   #8
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Default Re: how come Jordan never lost in the Finals?

Because every time he made the finals his team was always a lot better than everyone else's.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:54 PM   #9
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Damn how could I forget.

Wtf? How do you have Wade as your avy and screw that up?
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:55 PM   #10
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Because every time he made the finals his team was always a lot better than everyone else's.
This

He was basically a definition of a frontrunner

Never won a single series in which he was not a favourite
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:56 PM   #11
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Because every time he made the finals his team was always a lot better than everyone else's.

People act like Jordan made the finals every year of his career. He made the finals when he finally had a good team. A mixture of individual and team dominance. Jordan gets a lot but not all the credit.
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Old 06-24-2013, 03:56 PM   #12
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Because bulls only made to the finals when they had the best squad in the NBA. Don't get mad that i just wrote that. Them being best was because jordan played for them but also because their team had all the right pieces to complement Jordan.

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Old 06-24-2013, 03:56 PM   #14
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A combination of hard work, talent... and a little luck.
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Moses.

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