Michael Jordan came off the bench to record 19 points in 19 minutes as the Bulls defeated the visiting New York Knicks 111-98. Jordan hit double figures in his next 865 games played, setting a league record for most consecutive 10+ point games, a run that did not end until Dec. 26, 2001.
Michael Jordan recorded the first of seven straight triple-doubles. Jordan finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists as Chicago defeated Seattle, 111-110. It was also the first of 10 triple-doubles in a stretch of 11 games.