NBA 2K11's full list of 'Jordan Challenges'

Earlier today, we were told of the "Jordan Challenges" in NBA 2K11, a series of highlight games from the illustrious career of the game's cover athlete, Michael Jordan. There will be a total of 10 different challenge games players will need to compete in and 2K Sports was kind enough to bestow upon us the full list, which you can take a look at after the break.%Gallery-98029%

The Jordan Challenge

1.) The Arrival -- Jordan made his mark with this 63 point playoff game against a heavily favored Celtics team.
  • When: April 20, 1986. Game 2, 1st round playoffs vs. Celtics
  • Goal 1: Score 63+ points
  • Goal 2: Shoot 50%+ from the field
2.) 69 Points -- This time Jordan gets the win by dropping 69 points and putting a dent in the Cavaliers' playoff plans.
  • When: March 28, 1990. Regular season game vs. Cavs
  • Goal 1: Score 69+ points
  • Goal 2: Shoot 50%+ from the field
  • Goal 3: Win the game
3.) Shootout -- Jordan and Dominique Wilkins face off in some of the all-time greatest scoring performances of the era.
  • When: Any date in 1990. Regular season game vs. Hawks
  • Goal 1: Outscore Dominique
  • Goal 2: Hold Dominique under 25 Points
  • Goal 3: Win the game
4.) Bad Boys -- Jordan showed the Pistons and the world that no defensive strategy could stop him for long.
  • When: May 26, 1990. Game 3, Eastern Conference Finals vs. Pistons
  • Goal 1: Score 47+ points
  • Goal 2: Win the game
5.) 1991 NBA Finals -- Jordan silenced the doubters by coming back from a game one embarrassment to thrash the Lakers in these Finals.
  • When: June 2 thru June 12, 1991 vs. Lakers
  • Goal 1: Average 31.0+ points
  • Goal 2: Shoot 55%+ from the field
  • Goal 3: Win the series
6.) The Shrug -- Just to prove a point, Jordan sets the tone for the series by dominating the first half of this first Finals game.
  • When: June 3, 1992. Game 1, 1st round playoffs vs. Blazers
  • Goal 1: Score 35+ points in the first half
  • Goal 2: Make 6+ threes in the first half
  • Goal 2: Hold Drexler to under 20 points
  • Goal 3: Win the Game
7.) Double Nickel -- After a stint with the bat, Jordan returns to New York to tear up the Knicks for 55 points and an unforgettable pass.
  • When: March 18, 1995. Regular season game vs. Knicks
  • Goal 1: Score 55+ points
  • Goal 2: Shoot 55%+ from the field
  • Goal 3: Win the game
8.) Father's Day Victory -- Michael ran the table over the entire league but this fourth title would prove to be just as special as his first.
  • When: June 16, 1996. Game 6, 1996 Finals (last game of series as Bulls won 4-2) vs. Sonics
  • Goal 1: Score 22+ points
  • Goal 2: Grab 9+ rebounds
  • Goal 3: Win the game
9.) The Flu Game -- A very ill Jordan still manages to both dominate the game and hit the winning shot in the last few seconds.
  • When: June 11, 1997. Game 6, 1997 Finals (not the last game of the series as it went to 7) vs. Jazz
  • Goal 1: Score 38+ points
  • Goal 2: Grab 7+ rebounds
  • Goal 3: Win the game
10.) Michael's Last Dance -- With one final resounding shot, Jordan seals both his legacy and the fate of the Jazz's championship hopes.
  • When: June 14, 1998. Game 6, 1998 Finals vs. Jazz
  • Goal 1: Score 45+ points
  • Goal 2: Get 4+ steals
  • Goal 3: Win the game
Stay tuned for our interview with 2K Sports, elaborating on the Jordan Challenge mode of NBA 2K11.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.