I know this is an old stat, but I heard it for the first time on yesterdays Bill Simmons podcast. Over the span, Jordan played 500 regular season games and 126 playoff games, for a total span of 626 games, and never lost three games in a row. That seems unthinkable in todays NBA.
Thats the difference between then and now, the high variance you can have when so much of the game revolves around the 3-pointer, and the best shooters are maybe only around 50 percent, versus isolation, long twos and post-ups which typically have greater
Saw this a while ago, I guess Jordan never had a real shooting slump that often
I shared season tickets during those years, and saw a quarter of the home games live. Michael Jordan was incredibly consistent. No matter what team they played -- and no matter how he felt -- he would find a reason to go off. He treated every game -- a