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Sports Illustrated

July 02, 2012
July 02, 2012

Table of Contents
July 2, 2012

GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
THE MAIL
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
LEBRON JAMES
NBA DRAFT
BASEBALL
1992 DREAM TEAM
Departments

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TOP OF THE DRAFT

This is an article from the July 2, 2012 issue

Kentucky's Anthony Davis is the obvious first pick in the 2012 NBA draft, but what about the rest of the pack? Do Florida's Bradley Beal and Kansas's Thomas Robins on have what it takes to round out the top three? Go to SI.com for complete coverage, including:

Draft Tracker: Live pick-by-pick analysis and trade updates for each round.

Report Card: Draft grades and postdraft commentary from SI NBA writers Ian Thomsen, Sam Amick, Chris Mannix and Ben Glicksman.

Social Buzz: Twitter feeds on everything from the night's crazy fashions to the television coverage to the draft's winners and losers.

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DETERMINATION IN MIAMI

FROM THE MIAMI HEAT CHAMPIONSHIP COMMEMORATIVE: JULY 5, 2012

The Season in Pictures

Dwyane Wade and the star-powered Heat shook off last year's near miss in the NBA Finals as well as some lockout rust and kept sizzling in South Beach

BY PAUL FORRESTER

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Career homers: Jim Thome 609, Mickey Mantle 536. Imagine how many jacks Mantle would have had if the DH existed in his last 10 years.

DAVID EPSTEIN

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Can't believe a coin toss is an actual possibility in the Felix-Tarmoh tie. Would be craziest coin toss since Friday Night Lights.

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Big difference between Germany & Portugal press conferences. Germans have quality translation on everything. Portuguese basically shrug.

SI PHOTOS

GREAT MOMENTS AT WIMBLEBON

SI.com looks back at some of the most memorable events at the All England Club, including the first Grand Slam semifinal matchup between Venus (left) and Serena Williams, in 2000.

PHOTO ILLUSTRATIONBASKETBALL ILLUSTRATION BY CHRIS ALLEN; JOHN W. MCDONOUGH (BEAL); GREG NELSON (DAVIS, ROBINSON)ILLUSTRATIONDIGITAL ACCESS ILLUSTRATION BY JASON LEEPHOTOMEL LEVINE (KING)PHOTOMEL LEVINE (EPSTEIN)PHOTODAVID BERGMAN (WAHL)PHOTOPOOL/GETTY IMAGES (WILLIAMS SISTERS)PHOTOGEOFF BURKE/US PRESSWIRE (WADE)