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25th Anniversary of Michael Jordan's Game-Winning Jumper over Craig Ehlo

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Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistMay 7, 2014

May 7 is a painful day for Cleveland fans, but it's also a day in which Chicago fans can relive one of the greatest shots in NBA history.

On this date 25 years ago, Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan made his iconic jumper over the Cleveland Cavaliers' Craig Ehlo. Jordan's buzzer-beater gave the Bulls a 101-100 victory in Game 5 of the first-round series, sending Chicago to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Here's an awesome look at the shot from the baseline (skip ahead to the 1:32 :

From the actual shot to the celebration, this has become one of the most memorable plays of all time.

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