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All Hail Kevin Willis

Kevin Willis joined the league in 1984.

His draft class included guys who are now in front offices, on the bench, no longer close to their playing weight, or missing entirely from the NBA sphere: Michael Jordan, Hakeem Olajuwon, Charles Barkley, John Stockton, Otis Thorpe, and even Rick Carlisle.

Willis was born when much of the U.S. did not yet have zip codes, when JFK and MLK were alive, and when reasonable people agreed that no one would ever walk on the moon.

The fact that Willis has played NBA basketball at all this decade is remarkable.

Since the beginning of 2000 alone, Willis has not only played for five different teams, but has even managed to get suspended for fighting. That alone makes him a walking tribute to virility.

But now that Willis reportedly has a workout today (via GirlsGoneSports) and may join the Mavericks soon?

We should all be eating whatever it is Kevin Willis is eating.