The 30 Best '30 for 30' Films

As ESPN's groundbreaking series celebrates its fifth anniversary, we pick our favorite films: tales of triumph, tragedy and (of course) 'The U'

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12. 'Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks' (Dir. Dan Klores)

One of the enduring images of the NBA in the 1990s – aside from Michael Jordan crushing every opponent – is of the Indiana Pacers' Reggie Miller jawing with famous New York Knicks fan Spike Lee during games at the Garden. The Miller/Lee give-and-take anchors Winning Time, a funny look back at the Pacers' battles with the Knicks in 1994 and 1995 playoffs. A lot of 30 for 30s have heavier themes, but few are this purely entertaining.

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