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Old 02-10-2013, 04:59 AM   #1
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Default Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Who's the heaviest NBA player to ever play? And who's the lightest to ever play?
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:05 AM   #2
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Earl Boykins was 60kg, so was Spud Webb.

Heaviest? Maybe Shaq? Or Priest Lauderdale. They have both the same weight on Wikipedia.

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Old 02-10-2013, 05:09 AM   #3
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Well I'd imagine Shaq would have been the heaviest although Oliver Miller probably gave him a run for his money

Lightest, given the extreme height difference to other players I'd say either Muggsy Bogues or Earl Boykins.
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Old 02-10-2013, 05:11 AM   #4
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Well I'd imagine Shaq would have been the heaviest although Oliver Miller probably gave him a run for his money

Lightest, given the extreme height difference to other players I'd say either Muggsy Bogues or Earl Boykins.

64kg. Earl and Spud are both listed as 60. Muggsy was a chunky little bastard.



He also had a bit of a booty lol.

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Old 02-10-2013, 05:24 AM   #5
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Thomas Hamilton was signed by the Raptors, cut, then signed by the Celtics in the late 90's. Word on the street he was in the region of 400lbs.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:26 AM   #6
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Without ever verifying for sure, I would say Mahmoud Abdul Rauf (formerly Chris Jackson) weighed 150 lbs (as listed in 1994). He's definitely pretty light for his listed height of 6 foot 1. He became a vegetarian after converting.

Heaviest is Glen Davis. Again for his height, he looks extremely heavy.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:30 AM   #7
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

I don't know where he ranks, but Oliver Miller has to be somewhere in this conversation.



Dude had skills though.

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Old 02-10-2013, 10:35 AM   #8
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Wasn't Dexter Pittman like 360 LBs his rookie year?


Him and Webb
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:35 AM   #9
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^^That's NOT Oliver Miller.

I think That's Jerome James.
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:39 AM   #10
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^^That's NOT Oliver Miller.

I think That's Jerome James.

...whoops. fixed...Jerome should be in the convo as well.

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Old 02-10-2013, 10:39 AM   #11
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Lol just ask the Knicks....between eddy curry, Jerome James and Michael sweetney you can take your pick...the only thing more bloated than them is the contracts New York gave them


Tractor Taylor was also another huge dude but yeah Miller was like 370 at some point
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:51 AM   #12
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Stanley Roberts needs to be mentioned

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Old 02-10-2013, 11:28 AM   #13
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

I think Shaq reached something like 340-350 lbs his final few years with LA. I'd have to go with him. For lightest, Spud Webb is listed as 133 lbs in basketball reference (in comparison, Bogues is listed at 136, Boykins at 135, Iverson at 165, Raouf at 162, Elliot Perry at 150).
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Old 02-10-2013, 03:39 PM   #14
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Default Re: Who is the heaviest NBA player ever? Lightest ever?

Hot Plate Williams was pretty fat and so was Duckworth towards the end of his career.
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Dexter Pittman was >400 pounds before his rookie year I think
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