The NBA preview cover of Sports Illustrated will feature 4 teams with the Lakers, Heat, Spurs, and Timberwolves all getting their shine. These covers find veterans matched up with rookies as Lee Jenkins gets to the bottom of their relationships with each other. The magazine will break down the season and explain the statistics behind their many predictions. This issue will also feature a piece on Lamar Odom as he continues to recover.
Lakers: Kobe Bryant & D’Angelo Russell
Timberwolves: Kevin Garnett & Karl-Anthony Towns
Heat: Dwayne Wade & Justise Winslow
Spurs: Tim Duncan & LaMarcus Alridge