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    1982 Michael Jordan University of North Carolina NCAA Game Winning Shot Original Photograph, PSA/DNA Type 3. It was the shot which put Michael Jordan on the map nationally. The spotlight wasn't too big for MJ when he hit the shot which finally made Dean Smith an NCAA champion. With 18 seconds to go, Jordan found the ball in his hands and calmly hit a baseline jumper. UNC held on and ended up cutting down the nets. This 7x9" photograph captures the moment Jordan hit the signature shot. Georgetown defender Eric Smith can only look on as the tongue-wagging freshman lets go of the winning jumper. The scoreboard and crowd provide the perfect background.

    The reverse has a paper caption with "Mar 30 1982" date stamp. We particularly like how Jordan is referred to as "Mike Jordan." PSA/DNA has deemed the photograph to be Type 3 and issues this statement: "Photo is a wire variety that was made off a wire transmission from AP." Spts file Basketball" is written on the reverse. The right corner is trimmed. Overall, the most significant Jordan early-career photograph from the moment he introduced himself to the basketball world. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Type 3. LOA from PSA/DNA, Type 3.


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