In November 2008, McCallum announced that he had accepted a contract buyout from Sports Illustrated, but he has continued[clarification needed] to write pieces for the magazine as a special contributor.
Additionally, McCallum wrote Unfinished Business: On and Off the Court With the 1990-91 Boston Celtics, as well as Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and The Greatest Of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever, a nonfiction book chronicling the players on the Dream Team and the events before, during and after the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
McCallum, Jack (2012). Dream Team – How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever. New York City: Ballantine Books. ISBN 978-0-345-52048-7. (biography)