Michael Jordan's Best Chicago Bulls' Championship Season Shoes

Jeff ChaseSenior Analyst IISeptember 27, 2011

Michael Jordan's Best Chicago Bulls' Championship Season Shoes

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    Michael Jordan's shoes are almost just as famous as he is.

    Jordan's shoes carry many memories, but none carry more than the six pairs he wore to win his NBA Championships.

    Over the years, Jordan's brand has re-released the shoes. They also created a shoe called the Six Rings (pictured above) which combined all six shoes into one.

    This list is not only for the Jordan fan in us, but the shoe fan as well. These are the rankings of Jordan's six championship shoes from his worst to best performances.

6. Jordan XII

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    Season: 1996-97

    Championship: Five

    Scoring: Regular Season: 29.6 PPG Playoffs: 30.1 PPG

    Awards: Playoffs MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: These were the shoes that Jordan played his "Flu Game" in.  In this game, Jordan scored 38 points and made the game winning shot in the playoffs, despite having a fever. This season the Chicago Bulls went 69-13.

5. Jordan VIII

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    Season: 1992-93

    Championship: Three

    Scoring: Regular Season: 32.6 PPG Playoffs: 35.5 PPG

    Awards: Playoffs MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team, NBA Steals Champion and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: The Chicago Bulls gained this championship beating the Phoenix Suns. During the finals, Jordan averaged 41.0 PPG. During the season, Jordan also averaged 6.7 RPG and 5.5 APG. In the Jordan VIII's, Jordan had his highest combined regular season and playoffs scoring.

4. Jordan VI

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    Season: 1990-91

    Championship: One

    Scoring: Regular Season: 31.5 PPG Playoffs: 34.5 PPG

    Awards: Regular Season MVP, Playoffs MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: In the Jordan VI's, Jordan saw a lot of success. This was the first championship the Chicago Bulls won. During the regular season, Jordan also averaged 6.0 RPG and 5.5 APG.

3. Jordan XIII

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    Season: 1997-98

    Championship: Six

    Scoring: Regular Season: 28.7 PPG Playoffs: 32.4 PPG

    Awards: Regular Season MVP, Playoffs MVP, All Star MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: This was Jordan's final season with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan extended his record, making him the only six-time finals MVP. In these shoes, Jordan made his famous "the shot" against the Utah Jazz in the NBA Finals. This was Jordan's second time winning MVP's in all three categories, as well as his last.

2. Jordan VII

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    Season: 1991-92

    Championship: Two

    Scoring: Regular Season: 30.1 PPG Playoffs: 34.5 PPG

    Awards: Regular Season MVP, Playoffs MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: These were Jordan's second playoff shoe. He is most famous in these for scoring 35 points in the first half of game one against the Portland Trailblazers.

1. Jordan XI

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    Season: 1995-96

    Championship: Four

    Scoring: Regular Season: 30.4 PPG Playoffs: 30.7 PPG

    Awards: Regular Season MVP, Playoffs MVP, All Star MVP, NBA All-First Team, NBA First All-Defensive Team and NBA Scoring Champion

    Background: In Michael Jordan's first full season back from his first retirement, he took the Chicago Bulls to a record 72-10 season record. This was the first season of Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Dennis Rodman. Due to the teams record and Jordan winning all three MVP awards, these go down as Jordan's best championship shoe.

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