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Leading Off

May 19, 2008
May 19, 2008

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May 19, 2008

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
SI Bonus Section: Golf Plus
MOTOR SPORTS
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
NBA PLAYOFFS
WNBA PREVIEW
BASEBALL
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Leading Off

No Flipping Way
Caught underneath the basket and harassed by the Celtics' Kevin Garnett, LeBronJames used his off hand to flip in this shot during Game 2 of the EasternConference semifinals last Thursday in Boston. James had 21 points in theCavaliers' 89--73 loss; at week's end they trailed two games to one.

This is an article from the May 19, 2008 issue

Air Ball
Troy Dumais pulled himself together for this somersault off the three-meterspringboard at the USA Diving Grand Prix in Fort Lauderdale last Saturday.Dumais finished second (page 78).

Big Shots
Photographer Walter Iooss Jr. began shooting for SPORTS ILLUSTRATED in 1961,and since then he has produced more than 300 SI covers plus 15 books. Thelatest collection of his work, Athlete, featuring 149 portraits of dominantplayers such as Michael Jordan (from 1998) and Joe Montana (1991), waspublished this week.

For more portraitsfrom Athlete, go to SI.com/iooss.

PHOTOPhotograph by Damian StrohmeyerPHOTOPhotograph by Heinz KluetmeierTWO PHOTOSPhotographs by Walter Iooss Jr.