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15 Facts About the Chicago Bulls

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The Chicago Bulls are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois.

Basketball is a sport, generally played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court.

Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States.

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The Bulls compete in the National Basketball Association as a member of the league's Eastern Conference Central Division.

The National Basketball Association is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.

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The team was founded on January 16, 1966.

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The team plays its home games at the United Center, an arena shared with the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League.

The National Hockey League is a professional ice hockey league currently comprising 30 teams – 23 in the United States and 7 in Canada – with a 31st team in Las Vegas scheduled to begin play in the 2017–18 season.

United Center is an indoor sports arena located in the Near West Side neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois.

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The Bulls saw their greatest success during the 1990s.

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They are known for having one of the NBA's greatest dynasties, winning six NBA championships between 1991 and 1998 with two three-peats.

Three-peat is a term used primarily in American sports to refer to winning three consecutive championships.

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All six championship teams were led by Hall of Famers Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen and coach Phil Jackson.

Philip Douglas "Phil" Jackson is an American professional basketball executive, former coach and former player, currently serving as president of the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association.

Scottie Maurice Pippen is an American former professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association.

Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known by his initials, MJ, is an American retired professional basketball player.

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The Bulls are the only NBA franchise to win multiple championships and never lose an NBA Finals series in their history.

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The Bulls won 72 games during the 1995–96 NBA season, setting an NBA record that stood until the Golden State Warriors won 73 games during the 2015–16 NBA season.

1996 was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1996th year of the Common Era and Anno Domini designations, the 996th year of the 2nd millennium, the 96th year of the 20th century, and the 7th year of the 1990s decade.

A warrior is a person specializing in combat or warfare, especially within the context of a tribal or clan-based warrior culture society that recognizes a separate warrior class or caste.

The 1995–96 NBA season was the 50th season of the National Basketball Association, though the 50th anniversary was not celebrated until the following season.

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The Bulls were the first team in NBA history to win 70 games or more in a single season, and the only NBA franchise to do so until the 2015–16 Warriors.

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Many experts and analysts consider the 1996 Bulls to be one of the greatest teams in NBA history.

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As of 2017, the Bulls are the fourth most valuable NBA franchise according to Forbes, with an estimated worth of $2.5 billion, and revenue of 232 million from the 2016–17 NBA season.

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Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose have both won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award while playing for the Bulls, for a total of six MVP awards.

The National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player is an annual National Basketball Association award given since the 1955–56 NBA season to the best performing player of the regular season.

In sports, a most valuable player award is an honor typically bestowed upon the best-performing player in an entire league, for a particular competition, or on a specific team.

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The Bulls share rivalries with the Detroit Pistons, New York Knicks, and the Miami Heat.

New York is a state in the Northeastern United States and is the 27th-most extensive, fourth-most populous, and seventh-most densely populated U.S. state.

The Detroit Pistons are an American professional basketball team based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

Miami is a seaport city at the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Florida and its Atlantic coast.

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The Bulls' rivalry with the Pistons was highlighted heavily during the late 1980s and early 1990s.

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