Jordan Drives For 55 In New York

March 29, 1995

Now, he's really back.

Michael Jordan (left), playing in his fifth game after returning from a 17-month retirement, scored 55 points and assisted on the game-winning basket last night, lifting the Chicago Bulls to a 113-111 victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

Jordan's scoring total -- on 21-for-37 field-goal and 10-for-11 foul shooting -- was the NBA's highest this season.

Jordan's five games:

Date .. ..Opp. .. .. .. ..Pts. .. .. .. ..Result

3/19 .. ..at Ind. . .. .. .19 .. .. .. L, 103-96

3/22 .. ..at Bos. .. .. ...27 .. .. ..W, 124-107

3/24 .. ..Orl. .. .. .. ...21 .. .. .. L, 106-99

3/25 .. ..at Atl. .. .. ...32 .. .. .. .W, 99-98

3/28 .. ..at N.Y. .. .. ...55 .. .. ..W, 113-111

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