This strategy was later used by New York Knicks from 1992 until 1998.
In an interview with SportsIllustrated/CNN, Daly described the Jordan Rules as :
If Michael was at the point, we forced him left and doubled him. If he was on the left wing, we went immediately to a double team from the top. If he was on the right wing, we went to a slow double team. He could hurt you equally from either wing -- hell, he could hurt you from the hot-dog stand -- but we just wanted to vary the look. And if he was on the box, we doubled with a big guy.
The other rule was, any time he went by you, you had to nail him. If he was coming off a screen, nail him. We didn't want to be dirty -- I know some people thought we were -- but we had to make contact and be very physical.
Jordan rules Wizards; Michael Jordan believes the success of the Washington team he now leads depends on how comfortable the players are within the organization.(SPORTS)
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