This might be one of the coolest SLAM covers in history. Kevin Love won a bet with SLAM writer Farmer Jones and was granted a cover. He and Ricky Rubio then recreated an epic cover photo of Kevin Garnett and Stephon Marbury from 1997.
Having both covers lined up side by side really emphasizes the similarities. Here’s hoping Rubio doesn’t replicate Marbury’s career and downfall. A video of Rubio eating Vaseline will just depress me.
Thanks to Deadspin for the photo.