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:
Los Angeles Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs
Game 5 of the 2004 Western Conference semi-finals
Chicago Bulls vs. Utah Jazz
Michael Jordan hits a game winning shot in the 1998 Finals
Chicago Bulls vs. Detroit Pistons
Game 5 of the 1989 Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics
Game winning baby hook from Magic Johnson in Game 5 of the 1987 Finals
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?