15 years later, Jordan's shot still hurts

15 years later, Jordan's shot still hurts

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - On the 15-year anniversary of Michael Jordan's game-winning shot in the 1998 NBA Finals, Jazz fans still feel the hurt.
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - It's been 15 years, and Jazz fans will never forget the moment.

On June 14, 1998, Michael Jordan sank the game-winning shot with 5.2 seconds left in game six of the NBA Finals to give the Chicago Bulls an 87-86 victory and its 6th championship of the decade.

On the 15-year anniversary, Jazz fans still feel the pain.

"It does still sting," said Jazz fan Myles Marsala. "I feel it everyday."

"My heart just sunk," added Cory Nelson.

But what really makes Jazz fans bitter is that they believe, and always will, that Jordan pushed off on Bryon Russell on his famous last-second shot.

"Oh, he pushed off," said Chris Seline, a die-hard Jazz fan. "He totally pushed off."

Perhaps Jordan did push off, but no foul was called and Jazz fans have had to live with the pain for 15 years. Neither team has been back to the NBA Finals since, but it may take at least another 15 years for Jazz fans to get over the sting of Jordan's shot.

"Maybe someday when the Jazz win an NBA title, I'll be OK," added another fan. "Maybe."
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