Jayson Tatum is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 70th anniversary issue.

The Celtics Define Greatness in Any Era

Following in the Converse-clad footsteps of 1956 SI cover subject Bob Cousy, Boston’s Jayson Tatum led the Celtics to their 18th NBA title, making them the most successful team of the magazine’s seven decades.

Chris Mannix
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Jayson Tatum is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 70th anniversary issue.

The Celtics Define Greatness in Any Era

Following in the Converse-clad footsteps of 1956 SI cover subject Bob Cousy, Boston’s Jayson Tatum led the Celtics to their 18th NBA title, making them the most successful team of the magazine’s seven decades.

Chris Mannix
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Shaquille O'Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Charles Barkley on set of 'Inside the NBA' on TNT.

NBA Fans Mourn the End of 'Inside the NBA' After League Rejects TNT Bid

This likely marks the end of Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson's days on TNT.

Karl Rasmussen
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Feb 17, 2024; Indianapolis, IN, USA; NBA Commissioner Adam Silver talks to media during a press conference before NBA All Star Saturday Night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Goes Forth With Amazon Rights Deal, Says TNT Failed to Match Offer

The saga continues.

Liam McKeone
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Jul 10, 2024; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; USA guard Tyrese Haliburton (9) looks on in the third quarter against Canada in the USA Basketball Showcase at T-Mobile Arena. Mandatory Credit: Candice Ward-USA TODAY Sports

Tyrese Haliburton's 'Main Motivation' Comes From AAU Club That Cut Him When He Was 14

The Indiana Pacers star is still stewing from an AAU cut a decade ago.

Mike McDaniel
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Mar 25, 2024; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; A general view of an official NBA game basketball in the second quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Charlotte Hornets at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

NBA Teams Sued for Alleged Use of Music in Social Media Posts Without Permission

Patrick Andres
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New York Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau during the first quarter against the Sacramento Kings at Golden 1 Center.

Tom Thibodeau, Knicks Agree to Three-Year Contract Extension, per Report

Karl Rasmussen
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Apr 27, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) dribbles against Denver Nuggets guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (5) during the third quarter in game four of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Crypto.com Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Parkhurst-USA TODAY Sports

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Shares Surprising Revelation on Nuggets-Lakers Playoff Series

Tim Capurso
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Apr 16, 2024; Sacramento, California, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) talks with teammates after a play against the Sacramento Kings in the second quarter during a play-in game of the 2024 NBA playoffs at the Golden 1 Center.

Stephen Curry Addresses Possibility of Staying With Warriors for Entire NBA Career

Patrick Andres
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James on the bench at his first Olympics in 2004.

Coco Gauff and LeBron James Put Each Other’s Careers and Ages Into Perspective

Stephen Douglas
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May 25, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Boston Celtics guard Jaylen Brown (7) and Indiana Pacers guard Andrew Nembhard (2) chase a loose ball during the fourth quarter of game three of the eastern conference finals in the 2024 NBA playoffs at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Breakout Star Andrew Nembhard Agrees to Three-Year Extension With Pacers, per Report

Mike McDaniel
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Carlik Jones #4 of South Sudan celebrates a three during the game against Team USA as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase on July 20, 2024 in London, England at O2 Arena.

Breaking Down the Best Olympic Basketball Players Who Don't Play in the NBA

Karl Rasmussen
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Team USA guard Steph Curry arrives for a game against Canada for the USA Basketball Showcase at T-Mobile Arena.

Steph Curry Had Wholesome Interaction With Fan in London About to Buy His Jersey

Tom Dierberger
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Kevin Durant’s Agent Responds to Claims Star Won’t Play in Team USA Olympics Opener

Kristen Wong
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May 3, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; LA Clippers forward Paul George (13) moves the ball past Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) during the first quarter during game six of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Paul George Calls the Clippers Los Angeles's 'B Team'

Ryan Phillips
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LeBron James's dominant fourth quarter helped power Team USA past Germany.

LeBron James Keeps Team USA Intact in Another Shaky Olympic Tune-Up

Chris Mannix
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If Amazon ends up winning streaming rights for the NBA, the 2024–25 season will be the last for TNT’s “Inside the NBA.”

Where the NBA TV Rights Deal Stands After WBD Matches Amazon’s Offer

Jimmy Traina
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May 12, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Reggie Jackson (7) goes to the basket against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first quarter of game four of the second round for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

76ers to Sign Veteran Point Guard Reggie Jackson, per Report

Liam McKeone
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LeBron James speaks to his USA Basketball teammates in a huddle following the team's 92-88 win over Germany at O2 Arena on Monday.

Mics Caught LeBron James’s Fired-Up Message to Team USA After Win Over Germany

Tim Capurso
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Jrue Holiday answered question about Kevin Durant's availability following Team USA's exhibition victory over Germany.

Jrue Holiday Shut Down Reporter’s Question About Kevin Durant in Team USA Presser

Mike McDaniel
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FEATURED

Jayson Tatum is featured on Sports Illustrated's July 2024 cover.

Editor’s Letter: The 70th Anniversary of SI

Stephen Cannella
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Apr 14, 2024; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Memphis Grizzlies guard Scotty Pippen Jr. (1) dribbles as Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon (50) defends during the second half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports

Scotty Pippen Jr. Notches Triple-Double to Lead Grizzlies to Summer League Final

Ryan Phillips
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“We should never put money above the regular fan,” Barkley said of the NBA's new TV deal, which includes multiple streaming platforms.

Charles Barkley Calls Out ‘Greedy’ Players, Owners for Not Thinking of Fans

Jimmy Traina
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With NBC, ESPN/ABC and Amazon all expected to be included in the NBA's new TV deal, fans will have to remember which network to tune in to every night.

New NBA TV Deal Will Have Fans Scrambling to Find Games Every Night

Jimmy Traina
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Paul George explained on his podcast why he chose to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA Free Agency Winners and Losers: Paul George Addition Pushes Sixers to the Top

Chris Mannix
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Jun 17, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Boston Celtics guard Derrick White (9) handles the ball against the Dallas Mavericks in game five of the 2024 NBA Finals at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Derrick White to Replace Kawhi Leonard on Team USA for Paris Olympics, per Report

Liam McKeone
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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell.

Cavs Disrespected in NBA Championship Odds Following Donovan Mitchell Extension

Peter Dewey
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Guard Klay Thompson.

Mavericks NBA Title Odds Jump Following Reported Klay Thompson Signing

Peter Dewey
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Stephen A. Smith looks on during the All Star Celebrity Game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis in February.

Stephen A. Smith Becomes Presidential Debate Analyst in Midst of ESPN Contract Negotiations

Jimmy Traina
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Bronny James talks to the media during the 2024 NBA draft combine at Wintrust Arena.

The Moment Bronny James Was Drafted by Lakers Captured by Brother Bryce

Tom Dierberger
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Redick offered an Anthony Davis-centered vision for the Lakers’ immediate future.

JJ Redick Begins Lakers Coaching Tenure With Nearly-Impossible Task of Winning Now and Later

Chris Mannix
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The NBA is expected to include Amazon in its next TV deal, which begins after the 2024–25 season.

Streaming Hits All-Time High As NBA Is Expected to Ditch TNT for Amazon

Jimmy Traina
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Boston Celtics guard Payton Pritchard (11) celebrates with forward Jayson Tatum (0) after a three-point shot in the second quarter.

Celtics Fans: Buy Your NBA Championship SI Digital Commemorative Right Here

Andy Nesbitt
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Boston's dominance, a spaced-out schedule and a lack of any drama made this NBA Finals underwhelming.

SI:AM | The NBA Finals Were a Total Dud 

Dan Gartland
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Barkley announced he would retire after the 2024–25 season, when TNT's 'Inside the NBA' is expected to end.

Let’s Put Charles Barkley’s Retirement Announcement Into Perspective

Jimmy Traina
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