LAURA SEITZ, DNEWS
FILE: Chicago Bull Michael Jordan shoots while Jazz's John Stockton and Bryon Russell come in during a critical period at the end of the fourth quarter of the Jazz-Bulls Game 5 at the Delta Center June 11, 1997. Jordan was fouled and made one of his two free-throws.

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In Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Utah Jazz ended up wishing they had caught the bug that Michael Jordan had. The Chicago Bulls superstar crawled off his sickbed to torch the Jazz for 38 points in a 90-88 victory for a 3-2 series lead.

He didnt look sick dropping 38, said Utahs Bryon Russell. You guys keep on saying he was sick, but he sure didnt look sick.

In Chicago, with Game 6 tied at 86 with 28 seconds remaining, a double-teamed Jordan dished off to Steve Kerr, who drilled a 16-footer to finish off Utah in a 90-86 final.

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