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

GREGG POPOVICH

OPENS UP AND IS REALLY QUITE AWESOME

by Jack McCallum

P. 60

+

BOSTON STRONG

TRIUMPH AFTER TRAGEDY

by S.L. Price

P. 54

"I'VE BEEN SECOND MY WHOLE LIFE. I WAS THE SECOND-BEST PLAYER IN HIGH SCHOOL. I WAS THE SECOND PICK IN THE DRAFT. I'VE BEEN SECOND IN THE MVP VOTING THREE TIMES. I CAME IN SECOND IN THE FINALS. I'M TIRED OF BEING SECOND.... I'M DONE WITH IT."

Kevin Durant on

KEVIN DURANT

P. 36

PHOTOON THE COVER: Photograph by Greg Nelson for SI (Durant) PHOTOON THE COVER: Photograph by Damian Strohmeyer for SI (Gomes)
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