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NBA Playoffs: Top 5 Moments In History

That time of the year is upon us again – the NBA Playoffs.

Despite the Suns’ absence from the post season, the playoffs began last week. The the best teams from each conference battle it out amongst their conference rivals and eventually leads us to the Finals in early June.

Injuries, nervousness, controversy, and buzzer beaters have defined this season, but once playoffs begin, everyone is back to zero.

From Jordan to Fisher, and last minute sky hooks, basketball’s fast-paced style attracts millions of worldwide fans and displays some of the greatest athletes performing at their peak.

With all the hype of the postseason and continuous replays on SportsCenter many fans will see in the coming months, I put together a list of the Top 5 NBA moments in Playoff History:

5.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs

Game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference semi-finals

4.

Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz

Michael Jordan hits a game winning shot in the 1998 Finals

3.

Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons

Game 5 of the 1989 Playoffs

2.

Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics

Game winning baby hook from Magic Johnson in Game 5 of the 1987 Finals

1.

Boston Celtics vs. Detroit Pistons

Larry Bird steals the inbound pass with just seconds left in the 1987 Conference Finals

 

With the excitement of the NBA Playoffs, what are some of your favorite NBA moments in history?

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