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How UNLV fans built giant ‘Khem Kong’ figure


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The UNLV student section unveils the giant Khem Kong prop as Utah State center Jarred Shaw shoots a free throw during their game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.

In a series of photos, ESPN takes a look at how a UNLV fan group went about building a 10-foot-tall figure of basketball forward Khem Birch that menaces opposing players from the student section of the Thomas & Mack Center.

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