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Looking back on the NBA’s 75 Years in SI Photos

We handpicked some of our favorite shots from over the decades.

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Ohio State Vs. Michigan: Looking Back on ‘The Spot,’ Five Years On

In the rivalry’s 100th meeting, they played their first overtime game.

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The Photographer in the Green Shirt

John Iacono became known for his sartorial choice.

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Photos: Sports Legends Who Served in the Military

Time to honor the sacrifices of those people who have served in the armed forces—a group that includes several athletes.

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The Hustle Never Stopped for Ping-Pong Legend Marty Reisman

He even tried with photographer Manny Millan on a $1 bet during a shoot.

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Cool Summer: How Winter Olympians Train Without Winter

Three Winter Olympians shared how they're training in the lead-up to the Beijing Games.

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Trae Young, Luka Dončić and the SI Cover From Two Shoots

After careful planning, photos taken in Atlanta and Dallas came together in one portrait.

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Photo Gallery: Celebrating 75 Years of NBA Action

From Bird and Magic to Shaq and Kobe, we share our favorite images of the all-time greats.

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For Hidden Gems Package, David E. Klutho Didn’t Know What to Expect

The photographer helped tell the stories of unheralded American sports venues.

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Photos: The Hidden Gems of Sports

Sports Illustrated photographers traveled across the country to capture these local masterpieces.

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A Famous LeBron James Cover Made Dreams Come True

How SI’s ‘The Chosen One’ cover helped set the stage for two careers.

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In Hockey, ‘If You Saw It, You Missed It’

David E. Klutho explains the differences in photographing hockey now compared with 30-plus years ago.

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Dak Prescott Smiles at His Scars

Photographer Michael J. Le Brecht II explains how he captured the QB’s ‘joy amongst it all.’

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U.S. Open’s Atmosphere Brings Out the Best—and Worst—in Tennis Stars

Photographer Manny Millan covered his first U.S. Open in 1974.

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Tiger’s 25 Years As a Pro, Captured in SI

Photographers describe their favorite images of Woods.

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Sports Illustrated’s Best Photos of Tiger Woods

A collection of images from throughout his career so far.

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Turning Reggie Bush Into an Oscar

The former USC star was turned into a replica of Hollywood’s biggest award.

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Leading Off: Minor League Baseball Is Back

For more than a year, Minor League stadiums hosted everything, it seemed, but actual Minor League games. That finally changed in May.

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SI Full Frame: The Cage

This streetball destination is where some of the greatest raw hoopers have earned their stripes.

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John Iacono’s Tiger Tale

Photographing boxer George Foreman led him to an encounter with a baby tiger and a German shepherd.

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Photos: Triumph and Heartbreak at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

Sports Illustrated photographers captured the emotions of the 2020 Olympic Games

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A Look at Team USA’s Biggest Olympic Names

A collection of Sports Illustrated photos of past and present big names of Team USA.

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Q&A With Photographers in Tokyo

We asked about the differences in capturing these Olympics.

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The Unique Eye of Sports Illustrated Photographers

Sports Illustrated photographers Simon Bruty, Kohjiro Kinno and Erick W. Rasco capture athletes in motion at the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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Picks and Fits at the NBA Draft

As players make their leaps to the pros, some use fashion to help introduce themselves to the world.

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Best Photos from the Tokyo Olympics

From the Opening Ceremony through each day of competition, here are the top moments and pictures from the Tokyo Summer Olympics.

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For Simone Biles Cover, Photographer Focused on 'Confidence' and 'Command'

Kate Powers details her half-hour session with the Olympic gymnast.

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How Robotic Cameras Helped Capture Olympic Moments

New technology enabled SI to seemingly be at six places at once.

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Sports Illustrated's Best Photos of Simone Biles

A collection of Sports Illustrated photos of Simone Biles over the course of her gymnastics career.

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From Seoul to New York With Ben Johnson

When the Canadian sprinter was stripped of his gold medal in 1988, photographer John Iacono hopped on his plane.

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Dennis Rodman and the ‘Rare Bird’ SI Cover

John W. McDonough describes photographing the forward (and his blue macaw).

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Covering the U.S. Open From a Paraglider

Donald Miralle got a unique view of Torrey Pines.

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How SI Photographed the Men's U.S. Open On and Off the Course

Fred Vuich captured the essence of Oakmont Country Club and the men’s U.S. Open outside of the championship-caliber golfers.

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The Best Places to Photograph Baseball Games: Old Stadiums

Wrigley and Fenway provide unique environments for photos.

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These Athletes Were Striking Gold Ahead of the 2000 Sydney Olympics

Peter Read Miller had Jason Kidd and other stars painted in gold.

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How SI Snapped an Iconic Photo of Hélio Castroneves's Third Indy 500 Win

It all began with a guy who did the rigging for a ‘Fast & Furious’ movie and a damaged barrier during Danica Patrick’s photoshoot.

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Best Moments from the 2021 PGA Championship

Relive the scenes and best moments from the 2021 PGA Championship, where 50-year-old Phil Mickleson captured a history-making sixth major victory.

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WNBA Draft Portraits Reveal ‘Bliss and Joy’ of Life-Changing Night

The frenzy of the draft created a “fun challenge” for photographer Taylor Ballantyne.

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Sports Illustrated's Classic Photos of Kobe Bryant

Throughout Kobe Bryant's storied career, Sports Illustrated photographers were there to capture some of his greatest moments.

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Drew Brees Asked for Prints of This SI Cover

With Brees retiring this offseason, we looked back at some of SI’s iconic images of the quarterback.

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Days After Surgery, Hank Aaron Posed for Sports Illustrated

“He was always a man of his word,” Jeffery A. Salter says.

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American Pharoah: Capturing the Horse Who Broke the Triple Crown Drought

How Erick W. Rasco shot the chaotic scene at the finish line.

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Trevor Lawrence, a Fog Machine and ‘That One Shot That Isn't in That Library'

From assisting shoots to leading them, Kohjiro Kinno shares why he loves photography.

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Sports Illustrated's Classic Pictures of Drew Brees

The legendary career of Drew Brees, captured through the lenses of Sports Illustrated photographers.

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Best Moments from the 2021 Masters

From Matsuyama's historic win, to blooming azaleas and NFL QB appearances, here are the best pictures from the 2021 Masters.

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Leading Off: Professional Bull Riding Photos

SI's behind-the-scenes look at bull riding's celebration of its rich heritage—and at a slate of riders shaping the present and future.

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How a Photographer Captured a ‘Timeless’ Shot of Tiger Woods at the Masters

“Literally, I don't remember even shooting that,” Kohjiro Kinno says.