By Ben Osborne

Next issue will be on stands next week and covered here on the site by Lang Tuesday. In the meantime, imagine that someone in the SLAM family (besides occasional contributor Branden Peters) had enough faith in G State to give the Warriors some front-page love. Hopefully this effort (thanks to art director Melissa Brennan for creating her third SLAM cover of the month) helps makes amends for our gross miscalculations.

If you want to download this “cover” to use as a desktop image or whatever, simply click here.

And Warrior fans, enjoy the spotlight; y’all deserve it. And, given how plodding and shaky both the Jazz and Rockets are, don’t be surprised to see Warrior Mania last into the WC Finals.