From ‘Malice in the Palace’ to the love/hate relationship between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant: for a non-contact sport, things often get physical on the basketball court.

Patrick Ewing and Michael Jordan’s is the archetypal rivalry, spawned from the enduring battle between the Knicks and Bulls in the 1990s. They measured in the play-offs five times. The Bulls came out victorious in four of these encounters…

Here, COURT pairs up with artist Andrew Ho to create an ongoing series of comic strips documenting their all-encompassing conflict.

Comic: Andrew Ho