May 7, 1989: Three seconds separated the Bulls from advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since the 1980-81 season, and Jordan wanted "The Shot." He shook free of harassing Cavaliers defender Larry Nance to take the inbound pass from Brad Sellers. Jordan dribbled left twice to the foul line then launched a hanging, reload jumper over Craig Ehlo that rattled in at the buzzer, giving the Bulls a 101-100 victory and a 3-2 first-round-series win. Jordan, who scored 44, catapulted into the air and pumped his fist four times after the game-winner. One can almost hear Jim Durham and Johnny "Red" Kerr screaming "Bulls win!"
Ed Wagner, Chicago Tribune