You've likely heard of the long-ago "Reggie!" candy bar, named after Mr. October himself. Now there's something out called the "Mark Price Bar."

The bar comes in a wrapper with Price, the Cleveland guard, on the front and the inscription "A 3-point play of caramel, pecans and chocolate."The Jazz's Karl Malone was offered a chance to taste the bar last week, which he did. His rating? "It was just a peanut cluster is all," he shrugged.

The bar is available mainly for fund raising by schools and community organizations. It is also available at certain convenience stores in the Cleveland area.

According to one Cleveland publicist, the candy bar is selling well.

Malone, however, wasn't planning on buying a case of the Price bars anytime soon. "Put it this way," he said, "I could cook up some of that stuff myself."

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Tsk, tsk. All that nastiness during the holidays.

During a Seattle-Houston game two weeks ago, Houston's Robert Horry was shoved toward Seattle's bench by Shawn Kemp. As Horry went down, he landed on Sonics assistant coach Bob Kloppenburg.

The 66-year-old Kloppenburg was stunned by the collision and apparently thought the crash landing was accidental - until he saw the game tape. Afterward, he was upset Horry didn't even apologize.

"Ninety-nine percent of the players in this league would have come back (into the locker room) and said something," Kloppenburg said. "He's the one percent."

Horry answered by calling Kloppenburg "senile."

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Washington's Gheorghe Muresan, at 7-foot-7 the tallest NBA player ever, has been told he must have surgery and/or radiation treatments to control his pituitary gland disorder.

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Neither action is necessary, the Bullets say, before the season is over.

Also in the nastiness file comes this news: Chicago's Stacey King reportedly could have avoided his one-game suspension for fighting with Dennis Rodman, had he not been quite so enthusiastic in his response.

The league, which fined King $2,500 and suspended him and Rodman, reportedly told King if he had pushed Rodman on the shoulders or in the chest, rather than shoving his face back, there would have been no suspension.

AND THEN SOME: Charles Barkley on the proposed move of the Sixers to Camden, N.J.: "I'm not sure they have enough fans left to stick it to." . . . The dizziness bothering Cleveland's Brad Daugherty last week wasn't the flu. Doctors said he was suffering from benign positional vertigo, an inner ear disorder.

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