1995-96 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1996

NBA Champion: Chicago Bulls

NBA Finals:  Oklahoma City Thunder (W)  2  Chicago Bulls (E)  4

NBA Finals MVP: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)

Main players: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman (Chicago Bulls),

Best players for the 1995-96 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls).

All-NBA first team: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Penny Hardaway (Orlando Magic), Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

All-NBA second team: Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Grant Hill (Detroit Pistons), Shawn Kemp (Seattle SuperSonics), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA third team: Mitch Richmond (Sacramento Kings), Reggie Miller (Indiana Pacers), Charles Barkley (Phoenix Suns), Juwan Howard (Washington Bullets), Shaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls30.4
ReboundsDennis RodmanPF/SFChicago Bulls14.9
BlocksDikembe MutomboCDenver Nuggets4.5
AssistsJohn StocktonPGUtah Jazz11.2
StealsGary PaytonPGSeattle SuperSonics2.9
EfficiencyDavid RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs29.4
3-point field goalsDennis ScottSFOrlando Magic267

NBA Sixth Man: Toni Kukoc (Chicago Bulls).

Most Improved Player: Gheorghe Muresan (Washington Bullets).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1995-96 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
David Robinson820.48.67/16.8051.60.04/0.1136.47.63/10.0476.00.10.00.00.00.00.3
Hakeem Olajuwon720.510.67/20.7551.40.04/0.1921.15.51/7.6172.40.20.00.00.00.00.4
Michael Jordan820.511.17/22.5649.51.35/3.1742.66.68/8.0183.40.10.10.00.00.00.4
Karl Malone820.59.62/18.5451.90.20/0.4940.86.24/8.6372.30.10.10.00.00.00.3
Charles Barkley710.58.17/16.3450.00.69/2.4628.06.20/7.9777.80.20.10.00.00.00.3
Grant Hill800.57.05/15.2646.20.06/0.3318.26.06/8.0875.00.10.10.00.00.00.3
Shawn Kemp790.46.66/11.8656.20.06/0.1540.06.24/8.4174.20.10.00.00.10.00.2
Penny Hardaway820.47.60/14.8251.31.09/3.4531.65.43/7.0776.80.10.10.00.00.00.3
Patrick Ewing760.58.92/19.1646.60.05/0.3713.54.62/6.0776.10.10.00.00.00.00.3
Larry Johnson810.57.20/15.1247.60.83/2.2636.75.27/6.9675.70.10.10.00.00.00.3

More awards

Citizenship award: Chris Dudley (Portland Trail Blazers).

Sportsmanship award: Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons).