Chicago’s basketball team, The Bulls, started in 1966 owned by Jerry Reinsdorf, managed by Jerry Krause, and head coach was Phil Jackson. They started off strong, being the first team to qualify in the playoffs within their first season. In 1984, they drafted Michael Jordan and it didn’t take long for the Bulls to start winning the Championship. Starting in 1991, the score was 108-101 against the Los Angeles Lakers, in 1992 score being 97-93 against Portland Trail Blazers, 1993 score being 99-98 against Phoenix Suns, in 1996 score being 87-75 against Seattle Supersonics, in 1997 score being 90-86 against Utah Jazz, and in 1998 score being 87-86 against Utah Jazz.
Chicago is famous for having some of the best basketball players to be part of the team. With Michael Jordan being number one, they also had players, Scottie Pippen (1987-98, 2003-04), Jerry Sloan (1996-76), Bob Love (1968-76), Derrick Rose (2008-present), Norm Van Lier (1971-98), Artis Gilmore (1976-82, 87-88), Chet Walker (1969-75), Dennis Rodman (1995-98), and Reggie Theus (1978-84).
The Chicago Bulls plays at the United Center at 1901 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60612. The arena was built in 1992, originally named Chicago Stadium, holding a large capacity of 23,500 fans, making it the largest arena in the United States. In 1994, the stadium was changed to be named the United Center. It is home to not only the Chicago Bulls, but also the Chicago Blackhawks. When not open for sporting events, the arena also holds concerts.