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May 09, 1989

LOS ANGELES TIMES, May 8 & 9, 1989

* Michael Jordan's "The Shot" w/ iconic photo
* Chicago Bulls folklore - NBA basketball
* A two issue set

The front page of the sport's section of the May 8th issue has a one column heading: "Jordan Takes Air Out of Cavaliers, and Bulls Advance" First report coverage continues inside this section. (see)
The top of page 7 of the sport's section of the May 9th issue has the iconic photo showing Jordan just after "The Shot", a buzzer beater shot by Jordan that gave the Bulls a victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. (see)
Each issue has the complete 1st and sport's sections only totaling 42 and 40 pages, very nice condition.

wikipedia notes: The Shot was a basketball play that occurred during a 1989 playoff game between the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). It took place during the deciding Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round series on May 7, 1989, at Richfield Coliseum in Richfield Township, Ohio. With the best-of-five series tied at two games apiece and the Cavaliers leading the game by one point with three seconds left, Bulls player Michael Jordan received an inbound pass and made a buzzer-beater shot to give the Bulls a 101–100 win and clinch a series victory. The play capped off a final minute in which there were six lead changes. Jordan finished the game with 44 points. The Shot is considered to be one of his greatest clutch moments, and the game itself is regarded as a classic

Category: The 20th Century