September 11, 2009
Top Video Memories of Michael Jordan
The College Years

Jordan established himself as one of the nation's most exciting and talented players during his three years at North Carolina, including one championship-winning shot against Georgetown.

Breaking the Backboard

One of the least known Jordan highlights is this footage of MJ breaking the backboard while on a promotional tour of Europe.

The 63-Point Playoff Game

After playing only 18 games of the 1985-86 season due to a foot injury, Jordan scores 63 points in a playoff game against Larry Bird and the Celtics at Boston Garden. But it wasn't enough as Chicago loses 135-131 in double overtime.

The Greatest Slam Dunk Contest Ever

In the prime of their careers, MJ and Dominique Wilkins face off in this memorable Slam Dunk Contest.

Buzzer-Beater to Beat the Cavs

Remembered as much for the celebration as the shot itself, Jordan hits a foul-line buzzer-beater to knock out the Cavs in the decisive Game 5.

It's Gotta Be the Shoes

Spike Lee directs and co-stars as Mars Blackman in this memorable Nike ad.

The Patrick Ewing Facial

During the Bulls' opening-round series against the Knicks, MJ flushes this baseline dunk over Patrick Ewing.

The Layup

"A spectacular move by Jordan," as Marv Albert said, is the best way to describe this layup during Game 1 of the 1991 NBA Finals against the Lakers.

Reduced to Tears

After winning his first NBA title, Jordan hugs the championship trophy and cries.

The Dream Team

Jordan was part of the 1992 Dream Team, which won a gold medal in Barcelona. Here are the top 10 plays from the competition.

The Three-Point Barrage

MJ unleashes a torrent of three-pointers on the Blazers during the Game 1 of the 1993 NBA Finals.

H-O-R-S-E Against Larry Bird

Two legends play H-O-R-S-E in this memorable McDonald's ad.

Playing With the Flu

With the 1997 NBA Finals tied at 2-2, a flu-ridden Jordan scores 38 points in Chicago's victory in Game 5 at Utah.

The Shot to Win the Title

In perhaps the most memorable shot in NBA history, Jordan hits a game-winning 18-footer to knock out the Jazz and give the Bulls their sixth title of the decade.

A Final Bow

In Jordan's final game, he receives a standing ovation when taken out of the game.

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