How did the NBA's international boom truly begin? It wasn't with the Dream Team. It started with a Christian basketball team, a scout making $25,000 a year and a rising star named Sarunas Marciulionis.
Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph breaks down the pass route known as Buffalo right 7 Heaven (the play that won the NFC divisional playoff game against New Orleans), the reaction from the fans and the unique nature of this fan base.
On our new show, SI's Luis Miguel Echegaray is joined by New York Knicks center Willy Hernangómez at one of New York City's premiere Spanish restaurants, Amada, to discuss his love of basketball and his native food.
Our inaugural Style Issue is a bona fide departure from our norm. It's a celebration of style, fashion, accessories and grooming, because we firmly believe style is as much a part of the game as bounce angle and Old Tom Morris.
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