May 7th, 1989: Michael Jordan Hits ‘The Shot’ Over Craig Ehlo

May 7, 2012 BY / 0

RATE THIS SHOE
0.00 / 5 (NO VOTES YET)
RATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOERATE THIS SHOE
Loading...Loading...

23 years ago today a then ringless Michael Jordan threw up one of those shots that promised to the world that he had what it took to become a champion. Of course most probably wouldn’t have predicted he’d become a champion six times over, but that’s what you get for doubting Michael Jordan. It was May 7th, 1989 and the Cleveland Cavaliers had managed to stick around for game five of the series, with the Bulls firmly in control despite being a 6 seed to Cleveland’s 3. Chicago had some elbow room being up 3-1 and all but Michael Jordan decided to put the game and the series away with a buzzer beater, floating up over Cleveland player Craig Ehlo with just two seconds on the clock to nail ‘The Shot’, tipping the scales in Chicago’s favor with a nail biting 101-100 victory.

As you no doubt know by now, Jordan Brand is celebrating the anniversary with an all new colorway of the Air Jordan IV, set to match with the Cleveland Cavaliers colors of old. The Air Jordan IV ‘Cavs’ will hit stores this Saturday, May 12th. Stay with us after the jump for a nostalgic video of ‘The Shot’ as well as some in game photos and a look at the upcoming Air Jordan IV, which can be had a little early on eBay now. Photos: Sneaker News



 eBay Marketplace Logo "Air Jordan 6 Low Chrome"
view all 78 items on ebay
disclaimer

Loading...

Filed under: Air Jordans Jordan History Michael Jordan

Tags:

3 comments
latest posts
Loading...
Load more posts

Popular Posts

Air Jordan 6 Low Golf Shoes Are Coming

Air Jordan 6 Low Golf Shoes Are Coming by Yale Schalk

The First Sneaker Con Detroit Turned Out Crazy Air Jordan Selections

The First Sneaker Con Detroit Turned Out Crazy Air Jordan Selections by Yale Schalk

Just 110 Days Until This Christmas Jordan Arrives

Just 110 Days Until This Christmas Jordan Arrives by Yale Schalk

Ducks Football Season & This Jordan 9 Kick Off This Saturday

Ducks Football Season & This Jordan 9 Kick Off This Saturday by Yale Schalk

Best Of #JordansDaily - September 1, 2015

Best Of #JordansDaily - September 1, 2015 by Yale Schalk

Categories

  • Select Category

Archives