- May 9, 2013
- AFL Club
- West Coast
- According to research from ESPN's Bobby Marks, eight of the 10 highest-paid players in the NBA in 1997-98 were centers.
- No center is among the league's top 20 earners in 2019-20.
- Jordan's own Charlotte Hornets ranked last in pace in 2019-20, averaging 96.2 possessions per game. But that exact tempo would've ranked first in the NBA in 1997-98, when the Boston Celtics were the quickest team with a pace of 94.9.
- In 1997-98, MJ launched 869 shots in the midrange areas near the low blocks en route to his 10th scoring title. Last year Harden took 29.