NBA Transformations After The Lockout

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Kendrick Perkins

Before: April 10, 2011
After: Dec. 13, 2011

One of the biggest questions heading into the lockout was: Who would become the next Shawn Kemp and return grossly overweight? Well, it seems many players took note of Kemp's infamous 1999 return and took the opposite approach. And none more so than Oklahoma City big man Kendrick Perkins, who dropped nearly 40 pounds in his time off to shock fans and media alike. He ain't squishy no more!

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