Michael Jordan’s first taste of buzzer-beating heroics needs a deep rewind | ‘82 NCAA Final

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It’s March 29th 1982. We’re in the Louisiana Superdome for the NCAA final between the Georgetown Hoyas, and the North Carolina Tar Heels. Georgetown’s protecting a delicate one point lead, UNC has the ball and 20 seconds to do something with it.

To fully understand the stakes involved, and why the ball is currently sailing toward some freshman named, lemme check my notes, Michael… Jor-dan? Hope I’m saying that right, anyway– to appreciate it all, let’s rewind.