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Dallas Mavericks wing Reggie Bullock changed his diet to improve his conditioning

Bullock was motivated by the team’s Western Conference Finals run, and he talked about admiring Stephen Curry’s conditioning and how it forced him to push his game to another level. The 6’6 wing was not shy as he told the media that he drastically changed his diet to improve his conditioning and his overall health for his children.

"Well, I definitely changed my eating. The red meat, I’m so done with. I just feel a lot lighter and quicker. I’m just trying to always keep my body hydrated. Drinking more water than ever really, definitely trying to drink more than a gallon a day. Just trying to get built and ready for the season."

Bullock would not be the first player that changed his diet to improve his career and longevity. The 31-year-old is motivated to get into the best shape of his life, so he can play massive minutes to help the Dallas Mavericks get to the NBA Finals. Bullock took a bit of time off this summer, but he spent the rest of it improving his game.

Reggie Bullock is expected to start next to Luka Doncic, Dorian Finney-Smith, Spencer Dinwiddie, and JaVale McGee. The group will be dangerous on both ends of the floor, but the addition of McGee should plug the Mavs rebounding and rim protection holes from last season.

Fans should be watching closely to see if Bullock’s diet changes are impacting his game. The 6’6 wing is hoping to have more stamina this season, and the Dallas Mavericks need him to sink open shots and play stout perimeter defense if they want to go on another deep playoff run.

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