“John Paxson, we will go down with no bullets in our holsters”: How Michael Jordan encouraged his Bulls teammates before he shot 100% in Game 2 of the 1991 NBA Finals against the Lakers

After a poor Game 1 performance in the 1991 NBA Finals, Michael Jordan encouraged John Paxson to keep shooting the ball. Paxson went on to shoot 8/8 from the field the next game. In Michael Jordan’s illustrious 15-year career, there…