This year in sports, so many memorable and drama-filled moments were shown to the world. From Peyton Manning winning his second Super Bowl to LeBron James delivering Cleveland its first NBA title, these icons will be cherish by their fans forever. Here are the eight best moments in sports.
8. Golden State Warriors Set An All-Time Wins Record In the Regular Season At 73
Despite the Golden State Warriors not winning another championship, they still had a great regular season. Breaking numerous records and having the first unanimous MVP is something most fans will probably never see again.
7. Portugal Wins Euro Cup
Portugal won the Euro Cup without Cristiano Rolando, and it was something to watch. A team no one thought that would go far, but got it done. Let see what they do in the 2018 World Cup.
6. Kris Jenkins Buzzer Beater Shot
One of the most memorable college basketball games between Villanova and North Carolina ended in a buzzer beater made by Kris Jenkins. Back and forth this game lived up to its potential. Jenkins will always remember this moment for the rest of his career.
5. Kobe Bryant’s Final Game
The “Black Mamba” finished his career the way everyone thought he would: scoring 60 points on 45 shots. A terrfic end for the five-time champion in Kobe Bryant, who’s amongst the great scorers in NBA history.
4. LeBron Brings Cleveland Its First NBA Title
Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, LeBron James did the impossible beating Golden State in seven games to bring Cleveland its first NBA title. He and the rest of the city will always cherish that title for a long time. James was the Finals MVP averaging 29.7 points, 11.3 rebounds, 8.9 assists. 2.6 steals and 2.3 blocks.
3. Peyton Manning Rides Into The Sunset Winning His Second Bowl
Statistically, the greatest regular season quarterback in NFL history rides the sunset winning his second Bowl against Carolina. Manning didn’t do much in the game, but the defense took over. He manage the game with his mind and everyone will remember him as the quarterback that changed the game.
2. Michael Phelps Finishes His Olympic Career With 28 Medals In Total
The most decorated athlete in Olympic not only won six more gold medals in Brazil, but dominated the competition. In total, Phelps has 28 medals. A man physically gifted to out swim everyone at the age of 32 is phenomenal. He’s definitively an all-time great athlete.
1. Chicago Cubs Breaking The Curse
In 108 years, the Chicago Cubs finally won a World Series. They ended the drought, literally putting happiness in all Cubs fans. A young team destined for more championships in the future got the monkey off their back. Now the city awaits for a possible repeat.