SI’s Doug McDermott cover is a remake of Larry Bird’s 1977 cover

This throwback from Sports Illustrated is simply awesome. As part of SI’s NCAA Tournament Preview, the magazine remade Larry Bird’s 1977 cover with Doug McDermott.

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It only seems fitting that the game’s best shooter today be likened to the legend of yesterday.

[via @BandOfBluejays]