1947-59

1960-69

1970-79

1980-89

1990-99

2000-09

1991: Michael's Most Amazing Move?
In Game 2 of the 1991 NBA Finals against the Lakers, Michael Jordan made a spectacular move that seemed even more unbelievable every time it was replayed.

1992: Magic Stars in the Magic Kingdom
After retiring because of contracting the HIV virus in November, 1991, Magic Johnson was voted a starter for the All-Star Game and then won MVP honors.

1992: Jordan Blazes Away From Long Range
They said three-point shooting wasn't his forte, but Michael Jordan was "in the zone" in Game 1 of the '92 Finals vs. Portland, burying six first-half treys.

1992: The Original Dream Team
Many consider it the greatest team ever assembled -- the original Dream Team that won the gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.

1993: Paxson Nails the Three for Number Three
Steady, dependable guard John Paxson hit a three-pointer with 3.9 seconds left to give Chicago its third straight NBA title.

1994: Eighth-seeded Nuggets Upset Seattle
Nobody gave the 42-40 Nuggets a chance against the 64-18 Sonics, but Dikembe Mutombo and his teammates staged the biggest upset in NBA playoff history.

1994: Miller Takes Manhattan
Reggie Miller was "in the zone" in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Knicks, scoring 39 points, including 25 in the fourth quarter.

1995: Stock Report -- Jazz Guard Soars to Top of Assist Chart
With a pass to Karl Malone on February 1, 1995, John Stockton moved past Magic Johnson as the NBA's all-time leader in assists with 9,922.

1995: Magic Playoff Moments
The 1995 NBA Playoffs had more than their share of thrills and excitement. Among the highlight-makers were Reggie Miller, Nick Van Exel, Rik Smits and Hakeem Olajuwon.

1995: Jordan Proves He's Back; Drops 55 on Knicks
Five games into his comeback, Michael Jordan shook off the rust and showed he still had big-time game by exploding for 55 points against the Knicks.

1996: Bulls Set Record With 70th Win
The Bulls' 72-10 record during the 1995-96 regular season was the best in NBA history, and Chicago made its claim as one of the best sports teams ever.

1997: Western Conference Buzzer-Beaters
Rex Chapman, Eddie Johnson and John Stockton each injected life into the Western Conference Playoffs with dramatic buzzer-beating shots.

1997: Bulls, Jazz Stage Memorable Finals
The heroics came from the expected (Michael Jordan, John Stockton) and the unexpected (Steve Kerr) in a classic NBA Finals that featured several memorable moments.

1998: Indiana's Mr. Clutch
Reggie Miller enhances his reputation as one of the game's top clutch players with last-second heroics against New York and Chicago.

1998: Jordan Jolts Jazz in Game 6
With Chicago trailing by three points, Michael Jordan scored on a drive, stripped the ball from Karl Malone, and then -- with 5.2 seconds left -- buried the game-winning shot.

1999: Spurs go from ABA to NBA Champs
The San Antonio Spurs defeat the New York Knicks in five games to capture the 1999 NBA Finals, thus becoming the first former ABA franchise to win a title in the NBA. Tim Duncan was named the 1999 NBA Finals MVP after contributing 27.4 points and 14.0 rebounds per game in the series.

1999: Wilts passes away at 63
NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain passed away at his home in Bel-Air, California at the age of 63. A 13-time NBA All-Star, first-ballot Hall of Famer and holder of numerous records, many of which will never be broken, Chamberlain arrived in the NBA in 1959 out of the University of Kansas (1955-58), after a one-year stint with the Harlem Globetrotters (1958-59). In his first season with the Philadelphia Warriors, Chamberlain astonished the professional basketball world by averaging an NBA rookie record 37.6 points and 27.0 rebounds on his way to capturing the NBA MVP and NBA Rookie of the Year Awards following the 1959-60 season.

1999: Iceman Playeth: Green Plays in 1,042 Straight
A.C. Green of the Los Angeles Lakers played in his professional basketball record 1,042nd consecutive game by appearing in a 103-80 win over New Jersey. Green eclipsed the record of former ABA and NBA star Ron Boone.