#TBT: Michael's epic flu game (VIDEO)

BY foxsports • June 11, 2015

We haven't seen the kind of Finals performance LeBron James is currently giving us since, well, you know.

You know: Michael Jordan. The Chicago Bulls legend is even more evocable than usual these days as we watch one man put his team on their shoulders in the championship round.

In 1997, 18 years ago, Jordan put on a Game 5 performance that needs little introduction. Carrying a terrible flu with the series tied 2-2 in Salt Lake City, he put on an inspiring performance for the ages, leading the Bulls to a 90-88 victory over Karl Malone and the Utah Jazz, with 38 unbelievable points. Just sit back and enjoy it:

(h/t Michael Jordan game videos)



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