If you were to sum up the last 50 years of the NBA using only Sports Illustrated album covers, how would you do it? That’s the task I decided to give myself. The league has seen it’s share of ups and downs, amazing feats, and personal accomplishments. So considering there were nearly 300 covers to choose from, it was tough to narrow it to twenty five.
However, I think I’ve done a superb job with my selections. From your Bob Cousy’s in the world, up on through to the future legends of this league, here are 30 of the best NBA Sports Illustrated covers.
These just about sum it all up….