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The Krispy Kreme Dream Team
Jackie MacMullan
February 15, 1999
Judging by all the stretched jerseys on opening night, dunking doughnuts was as close to a basketball game as many players got during the lockout. Here are some of the league's biggest offenders, with each player's weight from last season and our best guess at where he tipped the scales when he reported to training camp in January. Oliver Miller, eat your heart out. With a side of gravy fries, please.
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February 15, 1999

The Krispy Kreme Dream Team

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Judging by all the stretched jerseys on opening night, dunking doughnuts was as close to a basketball game as many players got during the lockout. Here are some of the league's biggest offenders, with each player's weight from last season and our best guess at where he tipped the scales when he reported to training camp in January. Oliver Miller, eat your heart out. With a side of gravy fries, please.

Bryant Reeves, C, Grizzlies 275/318 Was benched for opener after steamed teammates demanded their pound of flesh.

Shawn Kemp, F, Cavaliers 256/290 Refuses to discuss his girth, saying that his optimum playing weight is "20 points and 10 rebounds."

Antonio McDyess, F, Nuggets 220/253 After huffing and puffing through Denver's first scrimmage, he cheerfully declared, "I'm fat!"

Dennis Scott, G/F, Knicks 229/250 Says friends tell him he looks "great" but admits he'll need a couple of weeks of practice to get ready.

Clarence Weatherspoon, F, Heat 240/265 "Guys with slim frames can maintain in the off-season, while us thicker guys might add a pound or two."

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