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The Bulls, founded in 1966, won six NBA championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats. All six championship teams were led by Michael … Read More
The Bulls, founded in 1966, won six NBA championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats. All six championship teams were led by Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and coach Phil Jackson. The Bulls won an NBA record-72 games during the 1995–96 NBA season and are the only team in NBA history to win 70 games or more in a single season. As of 2012, the Bulls were estimated to be the third most valuable NBA franchise according to Forbes, with an estimated value of $800 million, earning an estimated $34.2 million in operating income in 2012. Not too shabby for a game rooted in streets and playgrounds around the city. Read Less
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Not Just A Bunch of Bull
Casting about for a team identity, owners wanted a name that evoked Chicago's traditional meat packing industry and the Chicago Stadium's proximity to the Union Stock Yards.