The Chicago Bulls, a famous NBA team, are excited to start their first-ever Ring of Honor. They will honor 13 special people and the great 1995-96 team on January 12 at the United Center.
Big Stars: Jordan, Pippen, Rodman
Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman, three famous basketball players, are the main stars being honored. They helped the Bulls win a lot and are known all over the NBA.
More than Just Players
On Tuesday, the Bulls told everyone about all the people they are honoring. This includes important team members like coaches and managers, not just players. The list has Phil Jackson, Jerry Krause, and others, like Toni Kukoc and Jerry Sloan.
The Famous 1995-96 Team
The 1995-96 team, led by coach Phil Jackson, is also being celebrated. They won 72 games, lost only 10, and won the NBA championship. Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and others were on this team.
Bulls President is Excited
Michael Reinsdorf, the Bulls President, is really happy about this event. He said it’s a special way to honor the Bulls’ legends.
The celebration lasts two days. There will be a private party on January 11 and a special show at halftime during the Bulls game against the Golden State Warriors on January 12.
Chicago Bulls Ring of Honor
The Chicago Bulls made a big announcement on Tuesday, revealing their impressive list of honorees for the franchise’s Ring of Honor. This exclusive group includes legendary Bulls players along with key figures like coaches and executives integral to the team’s winning history.
Among those set to be inducted are household Bulls names:
- Phil Jackson
- Jerry Krause
- Artis Gilmore
- Jerry Sloan
- Toni Kukoc
- Bob Love
- Chet Walker
- Johnny “Red” Kerr
- Tex Winter
- Dick Klein
- Michael Jordan
- Scottie Pippen
- Dennis Rodman
Jordan and Pippen Together Again
Everyone is looking forward to seeing Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen together. They were great together but had some public disagreements, especially after a TV show called “The Last Dance.” The event on January 11 is a chance for them to come together again.
Inviting Old Friends
This is the first time Jordan and Pippen have been together at a big event since 2009. The event is a chance to remember their good times playing together.
Every Two Years
The Bulls plan to have the Ring of Honor every two years. To be honored, players need to have been with the Bulls for at least three seasons and retired for three years.
People are excited for this big event. The Ring of Honor will be an important and regular way to remember the Bulls’ best players and moments.