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He has a waist now, and appears to have lost so much weight one has to wonder if the loss of his formally wide axis on the block will now make him a less lethal post player. The Buckeyes sophomore was listed at 6-10, 281 pounds, but he looked possibly 30 pounds lighter than that, and moved like it, too.
Yet Sullinger said the moves were real, but the weight loss was only a mirage.
"I weigh 275," he said. "I've lost 10 to 15 pounds since the end of the season. I want to get down to 255-260 and stay there."
He said he's been boxing, running stadium stairs and hitting the weights. He said he has seven more weeks of conditioning.
"I'm able to move better," Sullinger said. "I'm working on my face-up game and my handle. You'll see more of that."