The magazine of choice for many die-hard basketball fans, SLAM, has recreated one of its classic covers with the potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft.
The magazine released today its SLAM 199 cover, which features former LSU star Ben Simmons, the probable top pick in the upcoming draft.
The cover bears a strong resemblance to a 2003 cover featuring LeBron James.
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NBA On Def Pen pointed out the similarity to the James' cover.
The NBA Combine starts on May 11, but Simmons, at the advice of his agent, won't be participating.
The NBA Draft takes place on June 23. Simmons and former Duke star Brandon Ingram are the two possibilities for the top pick.