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Kyrie Irving covers this week's issue of Sports Illustrated

Kyrie Irving gets the SI cover treatment ahead of the NBA Finals.

Ahead of the 2016 NBA Finals, Kyrie Irving is on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

On the cover - which features the tag line 'Eyes on the Prize - Irving is looking up and reaching for the ball as Raptors center Bismack Biyombo looks on. The cover story is penned by SI writer Mike Rosenberg and is available online here. The full title of the story is 'Eye On The Prize: How Kyrie Irving got LeBron's Cavaliers back to the Finals'.

Here's a look at the cover:

Irving was on the SI cover once before alongside LeBron James and Kevin Love as part of SI's NBA Preview issue ahead of the 2014-15 season. He was also profiled for the magazine by Lee Jenkins in 2012.

You can pick up this issue of SI on newsstands now.