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Report: Big Baby charged with felony assault in nightclub altercation

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Report: Big Baby charged with felony assault in nightclub altercation

TMZ.com reported Wednesday that ex-Celtic Glen "Big Baby" Davis has been charged with felony assault after being arrested in West Hollywood last month, and could be sentenced to seven years in prison if convicted.

According to the Web site, Davis was involved in an altercation outside a night club in which the alleged victim "was hospitalized with several major injuries including facial fractures, a broken tooth and broken ribs." The official charge reportedly is felony assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury, which carries a possible seven-year sentence.

Davis, 32, broke into the NBA as a rookie with the Celtics' 2007-08 championship season. (He was drafted by Seattle, now the Oklahoma City Thunder, with the 35th overall pick in the 2007 draft and came to Boston in the Ray Allen trade.) He was dealt to the Magic in 2011 and, after being bought out by Orlando in Feburary 2014, signed with the Clippers (and ex-coach Doc Rivers) as a free agent. He played with Los Angeles through the 2014-15 season, and has been out of the league since then.

Davis was also arrested for drug possession and drug distribution last February in Maryland after police found 126 grams of marijuana and a briefcase containing $92,000 in cash inside his hotel room. Those charges are still pending.

"Anything is Possible: The Story of the 2008 Celtics" Debuts May 29th at 8:00pm

"Anything is Possible: The Story of the 2008 Celtics" Debuts May 29th at 8:00pm

Exclusive NBC Sports Boston Two-Hour Documentary on the 2008 Celtics Championship Team - 10 Years Later - Featuring In-Depth Interviews with Players, Coaches, Executives & Media

BURLINGTON, MA, May 22, 2018– The 2007-2008 Boston Celtics Championship team finished their season with a record of 66 -16 -- posting the best single-season turnaround in NBA history, while also bringing Boston their first Championship title since 1986.  The team is still talked about today -- 10 years later -- as one of the first and most fascinating Super Teams of this era.

On Tuesday, May 29th at 8pm, NBC Sports Boston will debut a 2-hour documentary -- “Anything Is Possible: The Story of the 2008 Celtics” presented by Coastal Heritage Bank -- which begins its story back in 1986 after the Celtics won the NBA Finals and brings viewers through the years to 2008 when they won their next Championship.   This NBC Sports Boston-produced original documentary includes exclusive and insightful interviews with the team’s players and other key constituents and serves as a sequel to the network’s “The ’86 Celtics” documentary which debuted in 2016.

The documentary -- narrated by Boston native and Celtics fan Donnie Wahlberg -- features exclusive interviews from key members of the 2008 Celtics team including Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Rajon Rondo, and Kendrick Perkins. Also featured are role players James Posey, Eddie House, Glen “Big Baby” Davis, Leon Powe, Tony Allen and Brian Scalabrine, plus key mid-season acquisitions P.J. Brown and Sam Cassell.  In addition, the film includes interviews and guest appearances from Coaches, Executives and Media including Doc Rivers, Tom Thibodeau, Danny Ainge, Wyc Grousbeck, Steve Pagliuca, Rich Gotham, Michael Holley, Marc J. Spears and more. 

Highlights from Anything Is Possible: The Story of the 2008 Celtics” will include:

After 1986 - Building the next Championship Team

  • Begins with a close look at what went wrong after winning the 1986 Title
  • A deep dive into the difficulty the franchise experienced in the 1990’s and early 2000’s
  • A look at the purchase of the Boston Celtics by Wyc Grousbeck and Steve Pagliuca  
  • The subsequent hiring of Danny Ainge and Doc Rivers -- two of the major components to the title team
  • An in-depth look at the game-changing Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett trades
  • How the word “Ubuntu” became an essential part of the team

 

The Personalities

  • Paul Pierce’s backstory, history with the franchise, and overall importance to the 2008 team 
  • A breakdown of Doc Rivers’ motivational tactics as he coached this team to a Championship
  • Kevin Garnett’s intensity and how it elevated everyone’s game

 

The Playoffs & Finals

  • The Atlanta Hawks pushing the Celtics to the limit in First Round of Playoffs
  • Paul Pierce and LeBron James’ classic Game 7 duel in the Eastern Conference Semifinals   
  • Beating the Detroit Pistons in the Eastern Conference Finals
  • A Renewed rivalry with the Lakers in the NBA Finals and winning the Championship

 

After the Championship

  • A flashback of the Duck Boat victory parade
  • Aftermath of the team - 2009 KG injury, 2010 NBA Finals loss against Lakers
  • Ray Allen’s abrupt departure in 2012 -- why it happened, why players were upset
  • Where players relationships stand now and where it’s likely headed next
  • Legacy of the 2008 Celtics - one of best defensive NBA teams of all-time and arguably the most competitive group of players ever assembled


Leading up to the documentary debut, NBCSportsBoston.com and @NBCSBoston will feature teaser videos, plus bonus content not included in the special, to give fans a preview.  The network will also release several podcasts over the summer which will include exclusive content and interview material.   

Anything Is Possible: The Story of the 2008 Celtics will be presented with limited commercials thanks to sponsor Coastal Heritage Bank. After its original debut on Tuesday, May 29th, the special will repeat throughout the following months, only on NBC Sports Boston (check local listings for airtimes).

 

Day Date Time
Tuesday 5/29/18 8:00 PM
Saturday 6/2/18 4:00 PM
Sunday 6/10/18 6:00 PM
Saturday 6/16/18 4:30 PM
Sunday 6/17/18 6:00 PM
Saturday 6/30/18 4:00 PM
Saturday 7/7/18 5:00 PM
Saturday 7/14/18 4:00 PM
Sunday 7/15/18 5:00 PM
Saturday 7/21/18 4:30 PM
Saturday 7/28/18 8:00 PM
Sunday 8/5/18 6:00 PM
Sunday 8/12/18 6:00 PM
Saturday 8/18/18 8:00 PM
Sunday 8/26/18 6:00 PM

'Big Baby' busted with 126 grams of pot, $92K in cash

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'Big Baby' busted with 126 grams of pot, $92K in cash

Former Celtics forward Glen "Big Baby" Davis was arrested last month in a hotel room in Aberdeen, Maryland, with more than 126 grams of marijuana and more than $92,000 in cash.

Davis, 32, who played on the Celtics 2008 championship team was last in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015, was arrested Feb. 7 after the hotel owner at the Aberdeen Hampton Inn smelled marijuana coming from Davis' room, WMAR-TV in Baltimore reported.

“They recovered 126 grams of marijuana,” Aberdeen Police Lt. William Reiber told WMAR. “In addition to that, there was a briefcase that contained 92,164 dollars of U.S. currency along with a ledger that contained language which is consistent with someone involved in the sale and distribution of narcotics.”

Davis is charged with seven counts of drug possession and distribution.

Police said the strains of marijuana were from a Los Angeles wholesaler that court records show Davis told police he was in business with.

He told officers he was visiting family in Maryland. Davis' attorney told WMAR the former Celtic (2007-11) adamantly maintains his innocence and looks forward to his day in court next month to clear his name. 

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