On this day: Bulls legend Derrick Rose stuns Cavaliers with epic buzzer-beater

Eight years ago today, on May 8th, 2015, Chicago Bulls legend Derrick Rose delivered an iconic moment in a playoff matchup against LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers.

With the series tied 1-1 in the 2015 Eastern Conference Semifinals and the game tied at 96-96, Rose collected an inbounds pass from the sideline, rolled to his right across the court and launched a shot over 6-foot-9 forward Tristan Thompson. Rose buried the 3-pointer, sending the United Center into a frenzy.

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The Cavs bounced back to win three straight games to take the series, and eventually went on to lose in the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors.

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