Lineup

October 28, 2013

NBA PREVIEW

52 DWIGHT HOWARD

Two balletic big men are attempting to remake his inside game

By Lee Jenkins

62 DERRICK ROSE'S KNEE

After tearing his ACL, the 2011 MVP now says he's as good as new

By Jenny Vrentas

66 LEBRON RULES

But will he win? There's another guy who's been making news

By Ian Thomsen

72 THE NETS' NEW NUCLEUS

The title clock is already ticking on these highly paid but aging stars

By Chris Mannix

78 SCOUTING REPORTS

96 THE LONG RANGERS

There has never been a backcourt like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson

By Chris Ballard

32 | WORLD SERIES

The Cardinals

St. Louis's success can be traced to the 2009 draft

By Ben Reiter

• KOJI UEHARA'S INVISIBALL

• TOM VERDUCCI'S PREDICTION

40 | COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Jadeveon Clowney

Why the Gamecocks' star could still be the No. 1 pick

By Tim Layden

46 | BOOK EXCERPT

Monsters

Remembering the Bears: Super Bowl XX champions

By Rich Cohen

4 | SI Digital

6 | Leading Off

14 | The Mail

17 | Scorecard

26 | Faces in the Crowd

28 | Just My Type

Dan Patrick: USC superfan Will Ferrell on acting in the buff

122 | Point After

Steve Rushin: What is the right way to play baseball?

SI HAS REGIONAL COVERS THIS WEEK: AL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (NETS); GREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (ROCKETS); MICHAEL HICKEY/GETTY IMAGES (ROSE); JED JACOBSOHN FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (CURRY)

PHOTOGREG NELSON FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (HOWARD)THE DWIGHT STUFF With Howard, Houston has the league's most formidable inside-out attack. PHOTOAL TIELEMANS/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (CARDINALS) PHOTOSCOTT CUNNINGHAM FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (CLOWNEY) PHOTO

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)