This date in playoff history: Toni Kukoc gets the start

Toni Kukoc started NBA games before, but nothing was ever like this.

Nothing this advanced. It took the heat of the 1996 Finals to remind the man who drafted Kukoc of the dream that made the international star a Chicago Bull in the first place.

June 10th, back in 1996, that was the noise that Bulls general manager Jerry Krause had already given damn near …

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