Former Chicago Bulls Team Doctor Doesn’t Know If Michael Jordan Had Food Poisoning Against The Jazz

The former team doctor of the Chicago Bulls doesn’t know if Michael Jordan had food poisoning in the NBA Finals against the Utah Jazz.

Michael Jordan famously dominated the Jazz during game five of the 1997 NBA Finals while dealing with some kind of medical issue. It was always believed that he had the flu, until the six-time NBA champion revealed in “The Last Dance” that he got food poisoning from pizza. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

Michael Jordan confirms that the ‘Flu Game’ in game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals was actually food poisoning…5 dudes delivering a single pizza ???? #LastDance pic.twitter.com/I7E4qmsE2f

— Kevin Gray Jr. (@KevinGraySports) May 18, 2020

Dr. John Hefferon was the team doctor at the time, and he’s not sure he believes it was food poisoning. During an interview with Outkick’s Dr. David Chao, Hefferon said, “I don’t know that he had food poisoning. We thought he might have had altitude sickness.”

‘Last Dance’ Doc @ProFootballDoc and Special Guest John Hefferon https://t.co/fhlhI1wUHh

— OutKick (@Outkick) June 7, 2021

It’s worth noting that the man who delivered the pizza to Jordan has denied that

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