Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks on Heat guard Damon Jones during a 2005 Miami-Cleveland game. James had possibly his best NBA performance last night, scoring 45 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in a must-win game against the Celtics. The two teams play on Saturday with a trip the the NBA Finals at stake. (Bob Rosato/SI) 
LOWE: LeBron’s 45 point-game doesn’t offset his poor performancesTHOMSEN: Locked-in LeBron pours in 45 points as Heat beat Celtics

Cavaliers forward LeBron James dunks on Heat guard Damon Jones during a 2005 Miami-Cleveland game. James had possibly his best NBA performance last night, scoring 45 points and grabbing 15 rebounds in a must-win game against the Celtics. The two teams play on Saturday with a trip the the NBA Finals at stake. (Bob Rosato/SI) 

LOWE: LeBron’s 45 point-game doesn’t offset his poor performances
THOMSEN: Locked-in LeBron pours in 45 points as Heat beat Celtics

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of Michael Jordan’s famous jumper over Craig Ehlo during the fifth game of the 1989 Eastern Conference First Round. “The Shot” is considered one of Jordan’s top clutch moments and the reaction of the announcers make it one of the most recognizable plays in NBA history. (Manny Millan/SI) 
SI VAULT: Michael Jordan performs wonderous deeds as Bulls beat Cavs (5.15.89)

Today marks the 23rd anniversary of Michael Jordan’s famous jumper over Craig Ehlo during the fifth game of the 1989 Eastern Conference First Round. “The Shot” is considered one of Jordan’s top clutch moments and the reaction of the announcers make it one of the most recognizable plays in NBA history. (Manny Millan/SI) 

SI VAULT: Michael Jordan performs wonderous deeds as Bulls beat Cavs (5.15.89)