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On this day in 1989, Michael Jordan hit 'The Shot'

30 years ago today, sports history was made.

On May 7, 1989, Michael Jordan hit the games and series winning shot over Cleveland Cavaliers' Craig Ehlo during game 5 of the NBA Playoffs. 

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That shot became one of the most iconic moments of sports history. The picture of the shot and celebration have become some of the most recognizable sports photos of all time.

 

After being nearly tripled teamed to keep him from the ball, MJ received an inbound pass that lead to a shot from the top of the key with less than a second left on the clock. The crowd was stunned as the Michel jumped up and pumped his fist in celebration. The Bulls went on to win the 1989 NBA Finals