On This Day (April 4)
Notable events from NBA history that occurred on April 4.
Jordan Does It All
On this day in 1989, the Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan tallied 33 points, 12 assists, 10 rebounds, and six steals in a 121-101 rout of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan shot 10-15 from the field and made 13 of his 15 free throws.
This was the second of two games that season in which Jordan recorded at least 30 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists, and five steals. Since the NBA began tracking steals in 1973-74, Jordan is the only player to record multiple such games in a single season.
This was also the sixth of seven consecutive 20-point triple-doubles for Jordan:
21 PTS, 12 REB, 12 AST
33 PTS, 12 REB, 11 AST
32 PTS, 10 REB, 10 AST
37 PTS, 10 REB, 10 AST
28 PTS, 14 REB, 12 AST
33 PTS, 10 REB, 12 AST
31 PTS, 13 REB, 10 AST
Jordan is tied with Oscar Robertson (Jan. 1–12, 1961) for the longest such streak in NBA history.
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