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That photo up there of a jacked 40-year-old Mike Bibby comes via the Sacramento Kings, and it is extremely disturbing! Nothing in Bibby’s career in the NBA suggested he would someday look like a professional wrestler. He was a crafty and slight guard, a lean guy. Look at him here, standing next to teammate and fellow 1998 draft pick Cuttino Mobley, at the height of his NBA powers:

Bibby in 2005, with Cuttino Mobley helpfully providing scale.
Photo: Otto Greule Jr (Getty Images)

Bibby looked noticeably beefy at the 2018 BIG3 draft, back in April, but under a black t-shirt it was possible to assume those were just healthy dad muscles. I don’t know what is more alarming—that Cuttino Mobley now looks like this:

Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea (Getty Images)

Or that Mike Bibby now looks like he should have a lever sticking out of his back that causes his one hinged arm to swing in a bitchin’ pounding motion.

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Dear sweet Mike Bibby is now built like swole cat. What in the damn hell is going on here.