Doug McDermott featured in throwback, Larry Bird-inspired cover of Sports Illustrated

Wednesday March 12th, 2014


After surpassing 3,000 points in his already illustrious collegiate career, Doug McDermott lands on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week. The image is inspired by a cover of Larry Bird, "College Basketball's Secret Weapon," from Nov. 28, 1977.

In this issue's cover story, "The Hypnotic Doug McDermott," Luke Winn explains McDermott's calm and recounts the landmark moments from his four years at Creighton. You will learn incredible details about college basketball's best player.

Read Winn's cover story here after a short ad.

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Here is the 1977 cover from the SI Vault:

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