26 Reasons The NBA In The ’90s Was Awesome

Short shorts, pumped up kicks, and dream teams. This truly was the Golden Era of Basketball.

1. Fashion was first.

ID: 2323398

3. And the pants were prints.

ID: 2319810

4. The world’s greatest basketball movie was released.

Warner Bros. / Via ilovefreeconcerts.com
ID: 2322900

5. And the Tune Squad beat the MonStars in the most thrilling game ever played.

Warner Bros. / Via smokingsection.uproxx.com
ID: 2322915

6. Pumped-up kicks were an actual thing.

ID: 2319825

7. Dennis Rodman was the Bad Boy of the league.

ID: 2322829

8. And not a de-facto diplomat for North Korea.

ID: 2322999

9. J’s (Jordan’s) weren’t vintage yet.

ID: 2323431

10. Two words: Dream Team.

ID: 2323045

12. AND a movie star.

Beuna Vista Pictures / Via bronames.tumblr.com

Still not sure why he wasn’t nominated for an Oscar.

ID: 2323055

13. And even a video game hero.

ID: 2323058

14. NBA Jam (AKA the greatest game ever) was released.

Yes, that is Bill Clinton. Engaging in a full court dunk. While the ball is on fire.

ID: 2323083

15. Cards were great collector’s items.

ID: 2323430

16. Rivalries were intense.

ID: 2323482

17. Players promoted porn.

Context is needed here.

ID: 2323094

18. The Bulls won everything.

Six championships in the ’90s, including two 3-peats.

ID: 2323400

19. Charles Barkley saved the city from Godzilla in a game of one-on-one.

ID: 2323125

20. Everything was in teal.

ID: 2323141

21. Ray Allen was still Jesus Shuttlesworth.

ID: 2323322

22. Micheal Jordan ruled the league.

Nike / Via rapgenius.com

Those six titles? Yeah, those were all Jordan and “DA BULLS”.

ID: 2323437

23. Hairstyles were unique.

ID: 2323461

24. Because this will never happen again.

ID: 2323061

25. Even Nirvana knew.

NBC / Via gifrific.com
ID: 2323396

26. And most importantly because Michael Jordan said this:

ESPN / Via funnyjunk.com
ID: 2323119

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

This post was created by a member of BuzzFeed Community, where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

  Your Reaction?


    Now Buzzing