The Most Surprising Clutch NBA Playoff Performances of All Time

16. Vinnie Johnson

Date: 6/14/1990
Round: 1990 NBA Finals, Game 5
Matchup: Pistons @ Trailblazers
Stats: 6-for-11, 16 points, 2 rebounds

The man known as "The Microwave" was one of the premier bench players in league history, owning the role of sixth man and showing just how crucial that role can become. Having already scored 14 points in the fourth quarter and with his Pistons needing a win to clinch the title, Johnson found himself on the receiving end of an Isiah Thomas pass with barely two seconds to play. His crazy, off-balance jumper fell through the net with the clock showing 00.7 seconds, and moments later the Pistons celebrated their second consecutive title.

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