Is the Michael Jordan pizza story true?

Is the Michael Jordan pizza story true?

Michael Jordan claimed he ate an entire pizza himself the night before Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals and got food poisoning. Jordan’s trainer, Tim Grover, and personal assistant, George Koehler, corroborated, saying the pizza was suspiciously delivered by five guys. It wasn’t food poisoning. He made that up.

Who was the 1998 NBA Finals MVP?

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan was voted the NBA Finals MVP of the series (he also had won the award the last five times the Bulls won the Finals: 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, and 1997).

Who won NBA in 1998?

Chicago Bulls1997–98 NBA season / Champion
The 1997–98 NBA season was the 52nd season of the National Basketball Association. The season ended with the Chicago Bulls winning their third straight championship and sixth in the last eight years, beating the Utah Jazz 4 games to 2 in the 1998 NBA Finals.

Who guarded Jordan in the 98 finals?

Bryon Russell
Bryon Russell guarded Jordan as time wound down. Jordan drove inside the 3-point line, and executed a quick cross-over.

Did they poisoned Jordan’s pizza?

Michael Jordan apparently spit on the pizza that gave him food poisoning for the Flu Game. Michael Jordan admitted in ESPN’s “The Last Dance” that he didn’t really have the flu during the “Flu Game” and that his sickness was instead the result of him eating bad pizza. “It wasn’t the Flu Game,” Jordan said.

Did Michael Jordan get poisoned by pizza?

There’s No Way Michael Jordan Got Poisoned From Pizza, Says Infamous Utah Pizza Hut Manager. In the documentary, Jordan and his personal trainer, Tim Grover, revealed it was actually food poisoning, not the flu, that led to Jordan huffing and puffing all night long during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals.

What pizza place made Jordan sick?

Pizza Hut
Craig Fite, an assistant manager of a Pizza Hut in Park City, Utah, claims to be the person who made and delivered the pie to Jordan.

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