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NBA Preview

SI's Surefire Finals Pick

Cavs vs. Thunder

P. 64

THE STUDENT

LaMarcus Aldridge

THE MENTOR

Tim Duncan

New Blood in the Old School

There's No Way Like the Spurs Way

by Chris Mannix

P. 54

PLUS

Miracle (and Heartbreak)

In the Big House

By Michael Rosenberg

P. 34

40 Years After Game 6

How Reds--Red Sox Changed Sports Forever

By Tom Verducci

P. 104

PHOTOSI HAS REGIONAL COVER THIS WEEK: Robert Seale for Sports Illustrated (Spurs)
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Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)