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Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Yearbook, June 5: Jordan's signature layup

By Patrick Dorsey

Michael Jordan
June5, 1991: On this day 21 years ago, in Game 2 of the Chicago Bulls' NBA Finals series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Michael Jordan seemed destined to dunk yet again -- only to see Sam Perkins (lower left) suddenly charging forward.

So Jordan switched hands and pulled off perhaps the most famous layup in league history. Even Phil Jackson couldn't help but shake his head.