Dirk Nowitzki Just Won Halloween With His Lurch Costume

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It doesn't feel like Halloween until we've watched The Addams Family at least once. Given that the TV show is from the 1970's and the movie was released in 1991, you would think it might get old, but not in this case. ANY Addams Family costume is a welcome throwback at Halloween time.

'Wednesday' is always a popular one, and so is 'Uncle Fester,' because any of us can pull those off. It takes a special kind of person to do 'Lurch,' though. You either have to wear stilts or be at least two heads taller than everyone else. So, as much as we'd love to go as 'Lurch' to this year's Halloween party, it's out of the question for most of us.

Not Dallas Mavericks player Dirk Nowitzki, though! He's 7-feet tall and he realized that his height not only lends itself well to basketball, it also makes him a PERFECT 'Lurch.' And here he is, at the Mavs party over the weekend, winning Halloween:



If you're wondering what the real Lurch, or any of the other Addams Family members are up to today, check out the gallery below.
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