Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/16/11

Kris Humphries would be the tallest man on skates for the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League. The team offered the NBA forward and former husband of reality TV star Kim Kardashian a spot on their roster.

"We would welcome Kris Humphries to Syracuse, where unlike Hollywood there are no paparazzi within hundreds of miles and he could reclaim his privacy and self-esteem," said Syracuse Crunch General Manager Vance Lederman. "Being from Minnesota, Humphries will surely enjoy the hockey and feel right at home in the cold, gray, dismal weather we experience this time of year in Central New York."

Humphries has been at the center of a tabloid storm since divorcing Kardashian just 72 days after the two married in a ceremony worth an estimated $10 million.

Humphries, a 6-foot-9 power forward, has yet to sign a new contract for the upcoming NBA season. He averaged 10 points and 10.4 rebounds a game with the New Jersey Nets last year.

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