[The following text appears on the cover. This is 1 of 2 covers.]

NBA PREVIEW

ALL 30 TEAMS, ONE NEW KING OF THE WEST

WORLD SERIES

FEAR THE AWESOMENESS OF MIGUEL CABRERA

P. 36

THE ART OF THE PICK-AND-ROLL

P. 64

NOW

THIS IS GOING TO BE FUN

BY LEE JENKINS

P. 58

IT'S SHOWTIME FOR L.A. NEWBIES

Steve Nash and Dwight Howard (Kobe still has a place in this script too)

PHOTOON THE COVER: Photograph by Peter Read Miller (Lakers Steve Nash and Dwight Howard)