Nazr Mohammed was encouraged by Antoine Walker to take up golf

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Nazr Mohammed calls it his “golf claim to fame.”  He played with Fred Couples at an outing in Charlotte, N.C., and Couples told him, “You have a nice swing … for a big guy.”

” ‘Nice swing’ is all I heard,” Mohammed said.

Golf isn’t easy for the giants among us. For starters, Mohammed can’t find his desired spikeless Ecco shoes in a size 16. His Ping clubs are 21/2 inches longer than standard. And when he’s struggling, his swing has more moving parts than a windmill.

Mohammed is listed at 6-foot-10 but says he got shortchanged.

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