DeMarcus Cousins: a 'weighty' issue

Kentucky product has the skills, but there are questions about his fitness and body fat.

Originally Published: May 29, 2010
By LZ Granderson | ESPN.com

In 1995, I was kneeling next to Allan Houston, getting quotes about Pistons rookie Grant Hill, when a huge shadow came across both of us like a slow-moving cloud. I thought the lights were going out until I realized it was just Oliver Miller walking by.

"The Big O," as he was called then, had his jersey off and I swear he looked like a shiny mudslide with legs.

"I can't believe that dude is a professional athlete," I told my editor later. "I would be surprised if he's on the ...

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