Former NBA player Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis says prison sentence will help keep him away from burgers


A federal decide handed down a 40-month sentence after former NBA player Glen “Large Child” Davis was convicted in a scheme to defraud a well being care advantages plan.

In November, Davis was discovered responsible of health care fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to make false statements and conspiracy to commit well being care and wire fraud. The convictions carried a most penalty of as much as 20 years in jail.

Davis reacted to his sentence by joking it introduced a novel alternative for him to enhance his bodily situation. 

“I’ma be swole, although. I swear to God I’m about to get in a lot form. On God,” Davis stated throughout an Instagram Stay video shortly after the sentence.

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Glen Davis of the Boston Celtics reacts towards the Los Angeles Lakers throughout Recreation 4 of the 2010 NBA Finals June 10, 2010, at TD Backyard in Boston. (Elsa/Getty Photos)

He advised he would get in higher form by making a major change to his weight-reduction plan.

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 “That is what God say. I will cease you consuming hamburgers. I’ma put you in jail. You do not need to cease consuming hamburgers and Cheetos? You are going to jail. So, now, I’ma change into The Rock.'”

Glen Davis shoots the basketball

Glen “Large Child” Davis of the Energy shoots a free throw through the BIG3 Playoffs at Smoothie King Heart on Aug. 25, 2019, in New Orleans.  (Chris Graythen/BIG3 by way of Getty Photos)

Along with the jail sentence, Davis shall be subjected to supervised launch for 3 years. Throughout that point, Davis should attend a monetary administration class and bear necessary drug therapy as circumstances of his launch.

Big Baby Davis on Celtics

Glen Davis of the Boston Celtics controls a rebound towards the New York Knicks in Recreation 4 of the Japanese Convention quarterfinals through the 2011 NBA Playoffs April 24, 2011, at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis. (Nick Laham/Getty Photos)

Davis was additionally ordered to pay $80,000 in restitution.

Greater than 20 folks have been charged and sentenced for his or her roles within the scheme, which concerned submitting inaccurate medical claims with the NBA Gamers’ Well being and Profit Welfare Plan, based on the indictment.

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Davis was a member of the Boston Celtics’ 2008 NBA championship staff. He additionally had stints with the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers throughout his nine-year NBA profession. He weighed a median of 290 kilos throughout his taking part in days, based on his NBA participant peak and weight listings.

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