Riley took over the Knicks in the 1991-92 season, and Jordan’s Bulls eliminated them in the 1992 Eastern Conference Semifinals and 1993 Eastern Conference Finals.

Riley and the Knicks got some semblance of revenge on the Bulls with a victory in the 1994 Eastern Conference Semifinals en route to playing in the NBA Finals, but that series came in the midst of Jordan’s first retirement.

MJ is the GOAT. 

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