OAKLAND, Calif. – Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is featured on a regional cover of this week's Sports Illustrated, with magazines set to hit newsstands today, the team announced.
Curry helped lead the Warriors to the team's first NBA Championship in 40 years by averaging 26.0 points, 6.3 assists, 5.2 rebounds and 1.83 steals during the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, a series the Warriors won, 4-2.
The regional cover features a picture of Curry kissing the Larry O'Brien Trophy following Game 6 of The Finals in Cleveland on Tuesday, June 16, along with the caption, "All That Glitters Is Gold." The cover story on Curry and Golden State's championship team is written by Sports Illustrated senior writer Lee Jenkins.
This marks the fifth time this season that the Warriors have been featured on a Sports Illustrated cover and the team's seventh cover overall since 2013. Curry has now been featured on the cover five times, including three during the Warriors championship season.