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TWIN TOWERS ON THE RISE

Twenty-three years ago, Wilt Chamberlain and Nate Thurmond teamed up as the NBA's first sky scraping tandem. Last season, Houston's Ralph Sampson and Akeem Olajuwon loomed over the league—and now, everyone seems to have a pair of big men
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JOHN WILLIAMS
BRAD DAUGHERTY
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

BILL CARTWRIGHT
PATRICK EWING
NEW YORK KNICKS

BILL LAIMBEER
JOHN SALLEY
DETROIT PISTONS

WILLIAM BEDFORD
JAMES EDWARDS
PHOENIX SUNS

MOSES MALONE
MANUTE BOL
WASHINGTON BULLETS

JOE BARRY CARROLL
CHRIS WASHBURN
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

SEVEN PHOTOS

WALTER IOOSS JR.