19. Eddy Curry – Basketball
When Eddy Curry was selected with the fourth overall pick in the 2001 NBA draft, he just kept growing and growing. Unfortunately, the 7’0” center happened to be growing outward, not upward.
He was listed at 285 lb, which is likely true … for the very start of his career.
It was when Curry moved from the Chicago Bulls to New York Knicks when the problems began to arise (likely linked to a congenital heart condition. Even as his health seemed to worsen, Curry’s weight gain still couldn’t stop him from being a scoring a machine.