"There should be no doubt or label of fluke on our championships," said Hakeem Olajuwon. "As for Michael Jordan, a lot of people don't know and never looked up our matchups with Chicago during that time. If you check the records, you'll see that we beat them on a consistent basis when Michael was playing and winning his first three championships.
That made me think, what if Jordan didn't retire in 93? Would the Rockets have beaten the Bulls? Or better yet, would they have beaten the Pacers to even get that far?