Monday, May 18, 2009

No Rest For an Overweight Eddy Curry

New York Knicks center Eddy Curry has begun his off season workouts already. Yes, the NBA playoffs are still in full swing but there is no rest for the weary, or to be more precise there is no rest for the overweight.

The word on the street is Curry has ballooned up to the 300 pound mark which is completely unacceptable for a man of his height at 6'11. Curry typically played around the 285 pound mark which was already hefty, but it is believed now he is carrying upwards of another 25 pounds of fat.

In order to combat his weight problems, Eddy Curry is currently enrolled in two-a-day workout programs in an undisclosed facility in Michigan. Curry's agent Leon Rose is responsible for setting up these training sessions. The Knicks center is working out with William Wesley to guide this renovation project.

Hopefully for the sake of Curry's career the workouts will payoff. Curry was in the dog house much of last season because of his weight problems. Head Coach Mike D'Antoni plays a fast paced run and gun style (if he couldn't fit Shaq into the mix Baby Shaq stands no chance) and an overweight slow center simply is worthless.

As it stands right now, it looks like Eddy Curry is on the list to become yet another NBA player who eats themselves out of the league.


Anonymous said...

It's a shame. Could have been as talented a big man as anyone in the league. Never saw anyone try so little.

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