A Michael Jordan Tribute

Game Winning Shots from 1988 to 1989

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  • Feb. 12, 1988 vs. Milwaukee, 95-93
    Terry Cummings sends Jordan to the floor with the hard foul, but Jordan exacts revenge by coolly dropping in both free throws with two ticks left for a Chicago victory.


  • April 3, 1988 vs. Detroit, 112-110
    Jordan drains two free throws with four seconds left.


  • April 15, 1988 vs. New Jersey, 100-99
    Jordan rises and shoots the jumper over Mike O'Koren with 20 seconds left to down the Nets in New Jersey.


  • Feb. 16, 1989 vs. Milwaukee, 117-116
    20-footer with one second left.


  • May 7, 1989 vs. Cleveland, 101-100
    They call it "The Shot." It's the reason Cleveland fans will never forgive Jordan, as this shot at the buzzer won Game 5 and the series for Chicago in the first round of the 1989 Playoffs.


  • May 19, 1989 vs. New York, 113-111
    After Trent Tucker's four-point play tied Game 6 of the 1989 Eastern Conference Semifinals at 111, Jordan stepped to the free throw line and iced the series with two freebies with four seconds left.


  • May 27, 1989 vs. Detroit, 99-97
    With future teammate Dennis Rodman guarding him in Game 3 of the 1989 Eastern Conference Finals, Jordan wins the game for the Bulls with the pull-up jumper with three seconds left.

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