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Legends: Bulls win Jordan’s debut vs. Bullets

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Chicago Bulls won Michael Jordan’s debut. The Bulls defeated the Washington Bullets 109-93 on Friday night at Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois.

With the win, the Bulls improved to 1-0 on the season. The Bullets fell to 0-1 on the season with the loss.

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Jordan was the third overall pick in the 1984 NBA Draft. While Jordan played, Melvin Turpin, who was the sixth overall pick by the Bullets, did not make his debut in this game.

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Orlando Woolridge led the Bulls with 28 points. He also had nine rebounds, three assists, and one block.

Woolridge was one of four starters in double digits. Steve Johnson added 18, while Jordan had 16 and Ennis Whatley had 11.

Quintin Dailey led the bench with 25 points. Overall, the Bulls had 36 bench points.

Frank Johnson and Gus Williams led the Bullets in scoring, Both players scored 15 points.

Johnson had one rebound, four assists, two steals, and one block. Williams had one rebound, five assists, and two steals.

All five of the Bullets scored in double figures. Rick Mahorn had 14 points. Jeff Ruland added 12 points.

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Both Dudley Bradley and Darren Daye scored 11 points each.

The Bullets had 30 bench points. Williams led the bench with his aforementioned 15 points.

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Anthony Caruso III
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Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the sports journalism field since 2002 and has covered numerous high-profile events, including 12 Heisman Trophy ceremonies.
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