Sports Illustrated Magazine First Cover – Michael Jordan
During his time in the NBA, Michael Jordan has appeared on 50 Sports Illustrated covers. He holds the record for the most Sports Illustrated covers of any player in the history of the publication. He also holds the record for the most Sports Illustrated for Kids covers.
The first Sports Illustrated magazine cover to feature Michael Jordan was in 1981. The issue also featured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The cover story was a tie-in to the NBA’s Eastern Conference playoffs. The photograph was taken during the Spurs-Bulls game. The article also mentions Bill Waltter as MVP of the series.
It was not long before Jordan won his first NBA championship. He scored 35 points in the 90-84 victory over the Pacers. This was the first of three straight championships for the Bulls. He also earned his fifth career NBA Finals MVP award.
The Sports Illustrated magazine’s first cover also included a feature on a newcomer to the NBA, Yao Ming. This article was also a big deal for a variety of reasons. It established the NBA as a global game, and it also helped set the stage for a new era in the NBA. The issue also featured Walt Frazier, Jerry West, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
It was a banner year for the Los Angeles Lakers. They won 69 regular season games, the best in league history, and then went 15-1 in the playoffs. Their 15-1 record is still the best in the league. It also earned them the nickname, “The Greatest Show in Town”. The magazine was sold for $2.25, the cheapest it has ever been.
Jordan also starred in the “Dream Team” article in 1991, which was one of the first articles ever written about a team of professional athletes competing in the Olympics. The article also contained one of the first pictures ever to be used on a Sports Illustrated magazine cover. The article also drew attention to the fact that it was the first time that professional athletes were allowed to compete in the Olympics.
The article also included a feature on the Boston Celtics, who had won 10 championships during the previous season. Bill Russell and Larry Bird also appeared on the cover.
The Sports Illustrated magazine also featured a photograph of the NBA’s first official “Dream Team”. It featured members of the original team, including Karl Malone, Bill Waltter, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. It was a clever photo choice, and the fact that it was the first magazine to use the word “Dream Team” is impressive in and of itself.
The magazine’s first cover to feature Michael Jordan was actually in the same year as the magazine’s first ever “Dream Team” article. The article also featured a photo of the first ever “Dream Team” basketball, which was a hoop-shot. The article also noted that the hoop-shot was actually a game-winning shot.
The Sports Illustrated magazine also included a photograph of the first ever “Dream Team” poster. This was a clever photo choice, and it was one of the first magazine’s to use the word “Dream Team” in a story.