From the 1990-91 NBA season through the 1997-98 season, the Chicago Bulls and Houston Rockets won all eight of the league’s championships. The two teams never met in the Finals over that span, though. With Jordan on his baseball sabbatical, the Rockets won the title in 1993-94 and 1994-95 against the New York Knicks and the Orlando Magic; Jordan’s Bulls won each of the other six titles, taking down the Los Angeles Lakers, Portland Trail Blazers, Phoenix Suns, Seattle Supersonics and the Utah Jazz twice.

Robert Horry played on those Rockets teams. This week on SiriusXM NBA Radio, he was asked whether he felt Houston didn’t get enough respect for their championships.

“No doubt, Horry said. “That’s a huge no doubt, because people always wanna talk about Jordan. You know, Jordan was great, but Dream was great also. And people don’t realize how great Dream was, and how he had to carry a team.”

Horry wondered aloud how Phil Jackson‘s Bulls would’ve been able to stop Olajuwon.

“Me, knowing how arrogant Phil is from playing with him, he wouldn’t have double-teamed Dream, so Dream would’ve averaged, like, 45 points.”

So who would’ve won in ’94 and ’95 if Jordan never left the sport?

“People always say, ‘What would’ve happened if Jordan would’ve been back. Would he have won eight in a row?’ No, he wouldn’t have won eight in a row,” Horry said. “We would’ve totally annihilated the Bulls. Yeah, I said that, and everybody can repeat that. Go on Twitter, and all that stuff. They wanna say how crazy I am, but it’s the truth.”

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