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9 superstar athletes who don't eat meat

By: Brian Merchant on March 5, 2013, 4:17 p.m.
Robert Parish of the Boston Celtics focuses on the rim as he leaps for a slam dunk during a Celtics game against the Philadelphia 76ers in 1990

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Robert Parish

One of the greatest NBA basketball players in history, vegetarian Robert Parish played center for the Boston Celtics alongside Larry Bird. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2003. Measuring more than 7 feet tall, he was an imposing force on the court, yet was renowned for his versatility as well — and his high release jump shot was legendary.