This is an article from the July 1, 2013 issue
Which body part holds the key to the NBA draft? Is it the injured left knee of Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, the potential top pick? Or is it the left ankle of Maryland center Alex Len, another potential top pick who has been hobbling? Perhaps it's the gut of Ben McLemore—specifically, what's inside the Kansas shooting guard, whose perceived lack of a killer instinct may hurt his stock. Check out SI.com/nba for complete coverage, including analysis of every prospect and a breakdown of what each team needs.
Chris Kluwe on Perspective
It's possible to follow sports and also be knowledgeable about the current state of the world, just like it's possible to play sports and have interests outside of that. Anyone who thinks someone should focus on a job 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is certifiably insane. Read more from Kluwe at SI.com
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Stylin' And Profilin'
Do the clothes make the man? Maybe not—but they do make the NBA draft more entertaining. Go to SI.com for a gallery of great draft-night outfits, including Joakim Noah's bow tie ensemble in 2007.
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Season of the Streak
Sports Illustrated Presents: 2013 Miami Heat Championship Commemorative
Before the NBA title, the Heat celebrated the Streak: 27 games without a loss, from Feb. 3 to March 25. See photos from every one of those Miami wins, including this one of LeBron James taking down the Knicks in Game 14.