SLAM’s got the future front and center.
Rookie or not, Ben Simmons’ first full season in the NBA was game-changing. He racked up triple-doubles and made sure the Philly Process made it to the Playoffs.
Luka Doncic set the EuroLeague on fire. He dazzled his way to the top of the pre-draft rankings. Standing in his way of being a top pick is DeAndre Ayton. The big man was dominant in his one season in college. Both are toss-ups to follow in the foot steps of Simmons as a number one pick in the NBA Draft.
Also in the ish, Coach Chot Reyes talks about the direction of the National Team, Christian Standhardinger’s quest to change ASEAN basketball’s image and, Dondon Hontiveros’ past, present and future.
SLAM #216 is out now in Titan Fort. All three covers will be available in major bookstores next week.