NBA Debuts of Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and Hakeem Olajuwon
The NBA released a pretty cool Interactive Video for the 1984 draft that allowes users to watch rare footage of the greatest draft class in NBA history. Here’s a few standout vids from the selection including the NBA debuts of Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon and Charles Barkley.
Date: 10.26.84 vs Bullets
Stats: 16pts, 7asts, 6rebs (5-16fg)
Date: 10.27.84 vs Mavs
Stats: 24pts (11-18fg)
Date: 10.26.84 vs Cavs
Stats: 11pts, 6rebs, 3asts, 1blk (3-6fg)
BONUS: Otis Thorpe’s NBA debut with the Kings. He would later win a ring with Hakeem in Houston.