1991–92 NBA season

The 1991–92 NBA season was the 46th season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Chicago Bulls winning their second-straight NBA Championship, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 4 games to 2 in the NBA Finals. This would be Larry Bird's final season in the NBA.

1991–92 NBA season
LeagueNational Basketball Association
SportBasketball
DurationNovember 1, 1991 – April 19, 1992
April 23 – May 29, 1992 (Playoffs)
June 3 – 14, 1992 (Finals)
Number of teams27
TV partner(s)NBC, TBS, TNT
Draft
Top draft pickLarry Johnson
Picked byCharlotte Hornets
Regular season
Top seedChicago Bulls
Season MVPMichael Jordan (Chicago)
Top scorerMichael Jordan (Chicago)
Playoffs
Eastern championsChicago Bulls
  Eastern runners-upCleveland Cavaliers
Western championsPortland Trail Blazers
  Western runners-upUtah Jazz
Finals
ChampionsChicago Bulls
  Runners-upPortland Trail Blazers
Finals MVPMichael Jordan (Chicago)
NBA seasons

Notable occurrencesEdit

Coaching changes
Offseason
Team 1990–91 coach 1991–92 coach
Charlotte Hornets Gene Littles Allan Bristow
Miami Heat Ron Rothstein Kevin Loughery
Minnesota Timberwolves Bill Musselman Jimmy Rodgers
New York Knicks John MacLeod Pat Riley
In-season
Team Outgoing coach Incoming coach
Houston Rockets Don Chaney Rudy Tomjanovich
Los Angeles Clippers Mike Schuler Mack Calvin
Mack Calvin Larry Brown
Milwaukee Bucks Del Harris Frank Hamblen
Sacramento Kings Dick Motta Rex Hughes
San Antonio Spurs Larry Brown Bob Bass
Seattle SuperSonics K.C. Jones Bob Kloppenburg
Bob Kloppenburg George Karl

1991–92 NBA changesEdit

StandingsEdit