Sneaker: Nike Air Jordan IV
It took Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls four seasons to win a playoff series, but when they finally did break through they did it in brilliantly dramatic fashion. With the best-of-five opening series against the Cleveland Cavaliers tied at two games apiece, they returned to Ohio for the deciding game. With the Bulls trailing late, Jordan-already with 42 points-received an inbounds pass, elevated over Cavs defensive specialist Craig Ehlo, and buried the game-winning jumper. It would be another two years before the Bulls won their first title, but The Shot even resonated after the rings started to stack up.
2. MJ and the Bulls win a series. Craig Ehlo becomes a punchline.