1991–92 NBA season

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1991–92 NBA season
League National Basketball Association
Sport Basketball
Duration November 1, 1991 – April 19, 1992
April 23 – May 29, 1992 (Playoffs)
June 3 – 14, 1992 (Finals)
Number of teams 27
TV partner(s) NBC, TBS, TNT
Draft
Top draft pick Larry Johnson
Picked by Charlotte Hornets
Regular season
Top seed Chicago Bulls
Season MVP Michael Jordan (Chicago)
Top scorer Michael Jordan (Chicago)
Playoffs
Eastern champions Chicago Bulls
  Eastern runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers
Western champions Portland Trail Blazers
  Western runners-up Utah Jazz
Finals
Champions Chicago Bulls
  Runners-up Portland Trail Blazers
Finals MVP Michael Jordan (Chicago)
NBA seasons

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.

Notable occurrences[edit]

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

Standings[edit]