Boston's 'Big Baby' says he meant no ...

Boston's 'Big Baby' says he meant no harm

There are 12 comments on the Orlando Sentinel story from May 12, 2009, titled Boston's 'Big Baby' says he meant no harm. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Celtics PF Glen "Big Baby" Davis indirectly apologized to the 12-year-old from Orlando that he accidentally jostled after hitting the game-winning shot on Sunday.

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Cullen

Scottsbluff, NE

#1 May 12, 2009
This story is ridiculous. I'm going to agree with MOST of the nation when I say that whoever this kid's dad is should just go back to his cushy job and hide there. What an embarrassment. An athlete hits a big shot and celebrates by running down the floor, on his way barely nudging a 12 year old kid. If he'd have really "pushed" him the lightweight kid would have gone flying backwards. As it was he just stumbled into another fan. Get over it, quit being a whiny jerk and just be glad that you were allowed to attend what turned out to be a great basketball game. Grow a pair and be a man for crying out loud.
Warren

Louisville, KY

#2 May 12, 2009
The kid was on the court, in the playing area! HIS Dad is a tool.
Mike

United States

#3 May 12, 2009
If it was a magic player who pushed the boy there would be no story. Look everybody i am on sports center!!!!!!!
Steve

Milford, NH

#4 May 12, 2009
This kid was cool for a night until his dad decided he was gonna use a covert racist statement to stir up trouble. Read the back of your ticket. You night get hurt at these events. If you are so concerned about safety why are you bringing your mini-baby son there? Perhaps your kid should be in foster care??? Suck it up and buy box seats next time and let real fans sit court side.
Da Man

United States

#5 May 12, 2009
Sore Loser
Perplexed

Merritt Island, FL

#6 May 13, 2009
I don't think the guy was playing the race card by saying "raging animal". It didn't occur to me until Doc said something. So what, you can't criticize a black guy now without being called a racist? Am I one for using the term "black" instead of African-American? When will this PC stuff end? But yeah - the guy did make much ado about nothing. You sit courtside and there's a chance you could get an NBA player in your lap. Just shut up and deal with it.
Daniel Boston

Piermont, NY

#7 May 13, 2009
I guess this proves Big Baby is really a big man!
Computer Steve

Tuscaloosa, AL

#8 May 13, 2009
Ernest Provetti acted more like his son's little sister than he did a father. What a wittle whiner!
Alex

Lakeland, FL

#9 May 13, 2009
Glad that Courtney is back on the court. I just don't understand why he was sitting on the bench in the crucial part of the 4th quarter. He's our 2nd best defensive player. He should be back in the starting lineup.
tom g

Broad Brook, CT

#10 May 13, 2009
I feel sorry for the kid because his father is a jerk.
rjs2005

Miami, FL

#11 May 13, 2009
Mr. Provetti, now you can slip back into your own insignificant life, you got your apology. Of course, your son can't, since he'll be the butt of jokes at his school and among his friends now for years to come.

What an idiot.
Jackie Childs

Chicago, IL

#12 May 13, 2009
Perplexed wrote:
I don't think the guy was playing the race card by saying "raging animal"...So what, you can't criticize a black guy now without being called a racist? Am I one for using the term "black" instead of African-American? When will this PC stuff end?
If you don't see what is racist about calling a black guy an animal (subhuman, monkey, ape, etc), then I can't help you.

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