CONTENTS

June 21, 1992

12
REACHING FOR GREATNESS
With a record-setting Game 6 comeback, the Bulls beat the Blazers to win their second NBA title in a row
BY JACK McCALLUM

22
DOES THE PUCK STOP HERE?
Kirby Puckett's contractual tug-of-war with the Twins' front office has left Minnesota fans in an uproar
BY STEVE RUSHIN

32
SEEING DOUBLE
Boston had two victorious shells and Harvard had twins at the college crew championships in Cincinnati
BY MICHAEL JAFFE

34
BANKER OF THE BEACH
New pro volleyball star Kent Steffes's play is so businesslike, it's as if he's foreclosing on a mortgage
BY FRANZ LIDZ

52
GOING BATTY FOR BRADY
Oriole leadoff hitter Brady Anderson, sideburned and now unstoppable, is all the rage in Baltimore
BY TIM KURKJIAN

56
THE TONI AWARD
At 23, Toni Kukoc, a 6'10" guard, is already Europe's best player and a prize coveted by the Chicago Bulls
BY ALEXANDER WOLFF

68
NATURE'S TROPHY
At Pebble Beach, the glorious seaside setting for this week's U.S. Open, greed has often taken precedence over golf
BY WILLIAM OSCAR JOHNSON

DEPARTMENTS

6
LETTERS

9
SCORECARD

64
BASEBALL

86
FOR THE RECORD

88
POINT AFTER

COVER PHOTOGRAPH BY BILL SMITH

PHOTOJOHN IACONOTakeoff for Barcelona: Chris Waller of Mount Prospect, Ill., was one of six men who vaulted onto the U.S. Olympic team at the gymnastics trials in Baltimore. However, the composition of the women's team was still in doubt (page 86).

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
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HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)