PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, October 15th, 2015 as part of their ongoing partnership with Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand, Mitchell & Ness will release the 1995-96 Michael Jordan '72-10' Season Chicago Bulls Authentic Home Championship Jersey. Retailing at $300, the jersey release marks the 20th anniversary of this historic season. Mitchell & Ness is producing this jersey for the first time, featuring twill numbers, letters, and a championship patch.
On November 3, 1995, the Chicago Bulls played their first game of the 1995-96 NBA season. This marked the return of NBA legend Michael Jordan and his iconic #23 jersey to the hardwood. The Bulls started the regular season 41-3 and concluded with a record of 72-10, thus setting a new NBA best. Jordan's play throughout the 1995-96 season is regarded as one of, if not, the most successful individual efforts in the history of the game. Jordan played in all 100 total games of the regular season and playoffs while averaging over 30 PPG throughout the entire year.
The team made its way to the NBA Finals, earning its first title of their second three-peat in the same decade. Jordan's play in his first full season after returning from retirement concluded with him earning All-Star, Finals, & League MVP honors marking the second time this was accomplished [W. Reed 1970]. The Chicago Bulls won the NBA Finals on Father's Day, only a short time after Jordan's father passed away unexpectedly. There is a memorable scene of a very emotional Jordan in the Bulls' locker room.
Mitchell & Ness is the exclusive jersey producer of NBA Icon Michael Jordan from the Spring 2014 through the Fall | Holiday 2016 seasons. Mitchell & Ness has chosen a select series to celebrate key anniversaries of signature, career-defining MJ moments, and the '72-10' season is a highlighted moment in MJ's career.
Mitchell & Ness continues to drive athletic apparel trends throughout the world. Shop the new Michael Jordan jersey at the Upper Deck Company, www.nbastore.com, the Mitchell & Ness Flagship Store in Philadelphia, Charlotte Hornets Team Store at the Time Warner Cable Arena, and the Chicago Bulls Team Store at the United Center.
About Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Co.
Founded as a golf and tennis company in 1904, Mitchell & Ness Sporting Goods provided on-field uniforms to the Philadelphia Eagles, Athletics, and Phillies as early as 1933. The Mitchell & Ness Nostalgia Company was created in the 1980's based on the idea to resurrect authentic jerseys significant to sports history. As the pioneer in this field, Mitchell & Ness is known worldwide for its authentic classic jerseys. The company holds licenses from the MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL and NCAA to produce premium apparel and headwear. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Mitchell & Ness has been "Defining Authentic" for over 100 years. For more information on Mitchell & Ness, visit www.mitchellandness.com.
To shop other styles and the full Mitchell & Ness collection, shop online at www.mitchellandness.com, visit the flagship at 1201 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia or find the closest authorized retailer at https://www.mitchellandness.com/retail-locations.
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