Michael jordan's "the shot" demands a deep rewind | bulls-cavaliers 1989 nba playoffs

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You've probably seen a photo or short clip of Michael Jordan's famous shot over Craig Ehlo that sent the Cavaliers packing in the first round of the 1989 NBA Playoffs. But what do you know about this highly-regarded Cleveland team? Do you remember the struggles this Bulls team dealt with trying to find new offensive wrinkles? And do you recall how Jordan's late-game failures in Game 4 set him up for this moment of greatness? Subscribe: out our full video catalog: our playlists: SB Nation on Facebook: on Twitter: on Instagram: SB Nation:
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Averagesaur
Averagesaur

The fact that I still have to request osu vs Miami 2003 national championship makes me depressed. It's still going to be a great episode though.

2018-11-06
GÖ-TV
GÖ-TV

Would have been cool if you had included this though: "Although it’s difficult to believe now, the Bulls still weren’t a major story in Chicago because few considered them championship contenders. So there was limited media traveling. The only regulars were myself, Lacy Banks from the Sun-Times and Kent McDill from the Daily Herald. We’d all picked against the Bulls before the series, Lacy in three and Kent in four. I thought Jordan could win two games, but not three. So I had Cavs in five. The game was about to start and Jordan was pacing in front of the Bulls bench and scorer’s table, where we were sitting. Jordan’s mood was buoyant, as if he knew. So he stops and first points to Lacy and says, “We took care of you,” meaning Lacy’s prediction. Then he moves over to Kent and points and says, “And we took care of you.” Then he stops in front of me and points and says with a seemingly knowing smile, “And today we take care of you.”

2018-11-07
Kofie Why?
Kofie Why?

WE LIKE SETH AND WE DONT CARE WHO KNOWS

2018-11-06
Nikhiel
Nikhiel

Can you guys do one on Seahawks not running the ball

2018-11-06
Young Dommy
Young Dommy

Like if MJ the GOAT

2018-11-06
Kostas Roussos
Kostas Roussos

Rewinder - Eden Hazard's goal vs Spurs to give Leicester City the title

2018-11-06
Coolhands444
Coolhands444

Frank Ntilikina would’ve blocked that shot

2018-11-06
Noah Rocca
Noah Rocca

Fantastic choice!!! I'm honestly surprised this was not done sooner. We still need that NHL one, Matteau, Bobby Orr's goal, Fleury's Stanley cup winning save, Brett Hull's contraversial stanley cup winning goal, Patrick Stefan's whiff in 2007 and many more!!!

2018-11-06
Joseph Aronoff
Joseph Aronoff

We need a rewind of the 2004 Tayshaun Prince block

2018-11-06
DM 100
DM 100

You should do "Kobe's clutch shot vs Phoenix in 2010 demands a deep rewind" Or Kobe's dagger vs Denver in 09. Or even Kobe's 2 HUGE clutch shots vs Portland.

2018-11-07
Cooper Nissenbaum
Cooper Nissenbaum

Obligatory Jon Bois comment

2018-11-06
jms
jms

2011 World Series Game 6 - David Freese the Clutch King

2018-11-06
Michael Haddad
Michael Haddad

You've got to make an episode about the 1995 ALDS Mariners-Yankees Game 5. It is one of the more overlooked games in the history of the sport. The win for the Mariners kept them in Seattle, while the loss for the Yankees forced their hand to overhaul the roster and bring up the Core Four (Posada, Mariano, Jeter, Pettitte), and eventually, one of the best modern dynasties in sports. Plus, the calls by Musberger and Neihaus are two of the greatest in the history of the MLB.

2018-11-06
Make Humanity Great Again
Make Humanity Great Again

6:06 You hear that JeBrawn sycophants? A streak of 7 straight triple doubles. In other words, Jordan could do what your cult hero does (with difficulty), in his sleep if he so chose to.

2018-11-07
Bawse Zilla
Bawse Zilla

I'd love a rewinder of the 2010 Olympic Men's Hockey Finals OT. There was so much at stake for both teams and the history of those Olympics and the 2002 Olympics made for some epic drama.

2018-11-06
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What a time to be a Cavs fan. We 1-9, lost last game because of game winner and now this video 😣

2018-11-06
William Klumpenhower
William Klumpenhower

Laettner's buzzer beater vs. Kentucky

2018-11-06
Robb LoCurto
Robb LoCurto

Do the Cal-Stanford band on the field play

2018-11-06
Evan Byles
Evan Byles

brazilian gp 2008

2018-11-06
Coolhands444
Coolhands444

7:38 “Jordan never choked”

2018-11-06
Lucien Hicks
Lucien Hicks

Back when the NBA was still good.

2018-11-06
z- rex
z- rex

superbowl 34 rams vs titans"one yard short"

2018-11-06
Ci_inlife
Ci_inlife

Some more suggestions: Magic Baby Hook Iverson vs Lue Kobe vs suns 2006 game 4 LeBron game 1 ecf vs pacers Or some failures: Nick Andersen Knicks vs reggie

2018-11-07
whobitmyname
whobitmyname

These Rewinds are the best f-ing basketball videos in the world. They're so good I don't even care that you keep saying "last year" when you mean "the previous year" (last year would be 2017) or your misuse of the term "by a longshot." Bravo and I mean that.

2018-11-07
Fusilli Jerry
Fusilli Jerry

1 - 9 playoff record without Pippen

2018-11-07
connerbv
connerbv

How long until you give us an episode on 2011 David freese?

2018-11-06
Britton Morris
Britton Morris

Deshaun Watson’s game winning td to Hunter Renfrow to give Nick Satan his first title game loss.

2018-11-06
Maeve Butler
Maeve Butler

Do Aurbuns kick return touchdown to win the game!

2018-11-07
King Of The Future
King Of The Future

Make a 2016 NBA Finals one

2018-11-07
Shah-Allah Shabazz
Shah-Allah Shabazz

Mark Price was the truth. He would have been a Hall of Fame point guard if it wasn't for injuries.

2018-11-09
HockeyfanGAP
HockeyfanGAP

Great episode! I'd suggest Game seven of the 2016 NBA Finals for the next rewind. The biggest comeback in sports history with so many storylines leading to it and evolving afterwards.

2018-11-07
Paxton Reedy
Paxton Reedy

Top ten dramatic Anime moments.

2018-11-06
Aiden Rae
Aiden Rae

Jason Lezak's final length comeback in the 4x100 meter relay during the 2008 Olympics DESERVES A FREAKING REWIND ALREADY

2018-11-06
kingpin785
kingpin785

Hmm.. it's almost like context matters when you talk sports. Can someone let people know that when they make a MJ vs LBJ video or debate instead of just rambling off stats?

2018-11-06
BornReady Jones
BornReady Jones

Great series you have going. Love the channel. Can't wait to see The David Tyree catch episode.

2018-11-07
DeGenz
DeGenz

Do the ending to the 08 Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix.

2018-11-07
franky frank
franky frank

lol, the cavs, LAbum's team.

2018-11-06
Anthony Paul
Anthony Paul

I cried at the end of this game becuz I was a cavs fan and it was the first time they ever had a chance

2018-11-08
King H
King H

Nance has admitted it was his fault. He was suppose to come over and...well, it didn't happen, hence "the shot". I hated Jordan and the Bulls ever since. As a Cavs fan, as much as it's nice to see Lebron and even Kobe, neither has a real defining moment like this.

2018-11-08
Alejandro Alonzo
Alejandro Alonzo

Liverpool UEFA Champions League 2005 comeback final "Needs a deep rewind."

2018-11-07
Rossi
Rossi

Skip Balyess: "Michael Jordan didn't need Ray Allen to shoot his 3s."

2018-11-07
MrJ1GS4W
MrJ1GS4W

2005 UCL Final. Pretty please. Awesome video as always btw.

2018-11-07
Alexander Gordon
Alexander Gordon

Can we all just take a moment and acknowledge that this is the best sports YouTube series going right now?

2018-11-07
KoachKrab127
KoachKrab127

This is one of the first NBA games I remember watching with my dad. I was 5 years old at the time. He was casually rooting for the Cavs. I was rooting for "the red team" because red was my favorite color. I had no idea who Michael Jordan was at the time. After Jordan made the shot, I instantly became a huge Jordan fan. I imitated this shot in my driveway on my little Playschool basketball goal almost everyday.

2018-11-07
Lighting Luke
Lighting Luke

For the love of all that is good, what is the music at the end?

2018-11-15
Denis Tuohy
Denis Tuohy

Game 6, 1993 finals Kevin Johnson gets blocked by Pippen. Had he made that shot, Barkley might have a ring.

2018-11-07
Anthony Paul
Anthony Paul

Imagine if LeBron was on this cavs team!

2018-11-08
Sam Evans
Sam Evans

Do JR Smith vs the warriors last season

2018-11-06
Devon Brown
Devon Brown

I am the PBJ conqueror I devour smuckers and skippy with ease

2018-11-06
Max Bunster
Max Bunster

These videos are awesome! I'd love to see Damian Lillard's shot with .8 left to win the series over the rockets

2018-11-10
DM 100
DM 100

8:13 I'm glad someone stopped him

2018-11-06
BigBallerCeltic
BigBallerCeltic

2008 Brazil Grand Prix!!!!!!!

2018-11-07
Farhang Shwan
Farhang Shwan

might be a little too recent for this series but honestly the 2016 finals game 7 LBJ block deserves a deep rewind. 73-9 warriors, 3-1 comeback, game saving block and three pointer, Lebron promising a title for cleveland, all of it fits perfectly for this type of video

2018-11-07
Anthony Klich
Anthony Klich

You make a rewind on THIS before Malcom Butler, Tracy Porter, Santonio Holmes, Bill Buckner, David Freese, Kane's Cup winning goal, etc. etc.? I love these videos as much as anyone, but there a buttload of moments that could have a Rewind done on them before this one. Great video nonetheless!

2018-11-09
SimpsonN1nja
SimpsonN1nja

My favourite SB Nation series. Really wish you would do a couple hockey episodes though. I think the '79 semi's Boston v Montreal would be great. There's also LA's OT cup goal from '14, Orr's goal from '70, and so may more options.

2018-11-07
Kyle Pacheco
Kyle Pacheco

Please do Eders winning goal for Portugal vs France at EURO 2016 you dont have many soccer episodes so i think it would be a great one to do

2018-11-07
Huong Dieu
Huong Dieu

-Magic Johnson called this one of the clutches moment in NBA history -Kobe & Shaq debated about this moment during the first ever player only -This moment saved a dynasty -This moment tells us all about this player legacy Please rewind Robert Horry 2002 buzzer beater.

2018-11-07
Brian Heissenbuttel
Brian Heissenbuttel

You should do a rewinder on Kuznetsov's OT goal to lift the capitals past the penguins in the 2017 playoffs. Former vezina winning Holtby winning the starting job back from Grubauer, Pens looking to make it three straight, it's an interesting piece of hockey history. Also you guys have no hockey rewinders and that makes me sad.

2018-11-07
Mr.E
Mr.E

11:00 is what you came for. You're welcome

2018-11-07
Ron Echols
Ron Echols

What ON EARTH was Larry Nance doing? Smh...

2018-11-10
Thomas L
Thomas L

I'm really kind of shcked the Christian Laettner shot isn't on here yet

2018-11-07
Ps2 Gamer
Ps2 Gamer

The block Cleveland vs golden state 2016 finals game 7

2018-11-07
DarkChocolate33
DarkChocolate33

NOW I know why this shot is always talked about.

2018-11-07
TheBaconBuizel
TheBaconBuizel

This video proves the problem with the NBA. The better team, the team that deserved to move on lost. Not because of the other team, but because of one guy on the other team. You don’t always need a good team in the NBA, you need the best player.

2018-11-07
Acepilot12345
Acepilot12345

Do Red sox Yankees 2004 ALCS comeback

2018-11-07
Marcus Thomas
Marcus Thomas

Grew up in Chicago and was a fan before he got there. I appreciate the accuracy of your video, sir. I loved through it long before the world wide web lol That was a time when the major Michaels were on top. Tyson, Jordan, Jackson

2018-11-08
ThatKidFrost
ThatKidFrost

Can we get a shot 2.0 rewinder of kyrie. Or lebron chasedown block. Or it could just be the Cavs 3-1 comeback and it could end with the end of the game. Where most of these end with a good moment or something it could end with the warriors failing or something.

2018-11-07
Xavier Yozwiak
Xavier Yozwiak

I can't believe Lebron took this team to the finals

2018-11-08
Nifty Noldog
Nifty Noldog

You guys really gotta do a hockey episode

2018-11-06
neal6473
neal6473

The guy in this video for got to mention that the 1986 number 1 daft pick that the cavs had was develop from the Joe Jelly Bean Bryant trade in 1979.

2018-11-07
nivekross
nivekross

It was only a matter of time. Now it’s only fair to either do The Block or Kyrie’s Shot so that Cavs fans like myself can relive our one shining moment.

2018-11-06
SuperMacguyver
SuperMacguyver

If Michael Jordan played hockey then MAYBE we'd get an NHL rewind!

2018-11-07
Ali Navarro
Ali Navarro

One of the best episodes yet. Should've added how MJ went to each sports reporter who predicted the Bulls would lose after each game their predictions fell through on.

2018-11-07
josh wright
josh wright

1992 NLCS Game 7, the Sid Bream slide

2018-11-07
RUFF-
RUFF-

Great presentation. I had no idea it went down like this, I now see this with a new perspective. Ehlo didn't collapse to the floor because MJ hit the game winner, it was because MJ destroyed his potential legendary status. His whole future burned before his eyes in that moment and he collapsed to the ground uncontrollably.

2018-11-08
Heyward9
Heyward9

This is terrific. No matter the moment you choose, this is my favorite sports-related thing to watch nowadays. Thank you for making it wholesome and not hostile, unlike most other channels. Looking forward to whatever comes next.

2018-11-07
SoLazy100
SoLazy100

Final Bundesliga match day in 2001

2018-11-08
Ghettsnowman
Ghettsnowman

"The Shot" over a used car salesman

2018-11-07
Francesco Giannantonio
Francesco Giannantonio

Can we please get the bat flip for the Canadians

2018-11-09
Three O' Clock Tea
Three O' Clock Tea

I had been wondering if it were possible to do a Rewinder on Jan Van De Velde choking on the 18th of the 1999 British Open. Like just up to him holing it to blow the lead and enter a playoff he'd lose.

2018-11-07
Vitaliy Bobrov
Vitaliy Bobrov

Hockey WC 2008 final deserves a deep rewind

2018-11-08
chuckles2340
chuckles2340

I love this series its actually really great. But it's not Pretty Good. #BringBackOurBois

2018-11-08
MattHDGamer
MattHDGamer

Amazing video guys

2018-11-06
elwin38
elwin38

John Elway and Michael Jordan have broken a lot of hearts in Cleveland sports.

2018-11-08
David Heit
David Heit

This is literally the second Jordan video you’ve done. We’re still waiting on some hockey ones....

2018-11-07
3 speed tachanka
3 speed tachanka

Damn, so LeBron isn't the only one to miss 2 free throws in the clutch.

2018-11-09
Riley Apon
Riley Apon

please do russ's "rock the baby"

2018-11-07
Xavier Yozwiak
Xavier Yozwiak

As a Cleveland fan this still triggers me

2018-11-08
Abdul Aden
Abdul Aden

LeChoke can never close out a game like MJ 💯

2018-11-07
Coolhands444
Coolhands444

T Mac> Craig Ehlo

2018-11-06
Jayohaitchen 111
Jayohaitchen 111

WE LIKE SPORTS AND WE DONT CARE WHO KNOWS

2018-11-08
WAR EAGLE 2521
WAR EAGLE 2521

Was the most games a series could go to was 5. Not 7

2018-11-09
Jimmy Alfaro
Jimmy Alfaro

Do cubs World Series championship win

2018-11-06
Reiner Kahl
Reiner Kahl

2016 World Series Game 7

2018-11-07
WAR EAGLE 2521
WAR EAGLE 2521

Kick six?????

2018-11-07
Brian Kelly
Brian Kelly

Do a rewinder on the packers v Seahawks NFC championship game January 2015. That game has so many big moments that people forget and if one went the way of the packers they would have won!

2018-11-07
[o- -o]
[o- -o]

Damned, MJ's 50 points makes Rose's 50 points like a child's play.

2018-11-07
Blackwatch
Blackwatch

Mark Price is the greatest Cavalier ever! Don't @ me!

2018-11-06
w h y
w h y

Make More!

2018-11-07
Ben Shissler
Ben Shissler

You guys should make on about Mazeroski's HR in 1960

2018-11-07