The New York Post reports:
The Clippers’ Baron Davis is getting paid $250,000 for endorsing a weight-reduction drink. The Clippers privately say that the weight Davis gained to do the endorsement accounted for his slow start. Having signed him to a five-year deal with $62.5 million guaranteed, you can see how they’re not very thrilled by that.
Not sure which premise is more absurd: A professional athlete putting on weight for a role a la Robert DeNiro in Raging Bull, or the claim that the Clippers’ 4-16 start can be attributed to Baron Davis’ rubenesque physique.