Found January 23, 2013 on
How was your Tuesday night? Not as good as Floyd Mayweather’s. Money decided to head down to the Staples Center for some NBA action between the Clippers and Thunder and obviously landed courtside seats to take in the action.
He placed a few casual bets last night to make the game a little more excited, since apparently Blake Griffin, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook just isn’t enough to keep him entertained.
The first bet was $90,000 on the Thunder -1.5 in the first half. OKC covered that bet, leading 49-45 at half.
That wasn’t enough. Sensing the Thunder were on the road to victory, he dropped another $71,818 at halftime for the Thunder to cover .5 in the second half. Again, they did, outscoring the Clippers 60-52. Of course Floyd doesn’t show all his losing tickets because he doesn’t lose, right?
Just another Tuesday for Money Mayweather, however the crowd didn’t seem to be too thrilled to see him in attendance.
[h/t Floyd Mayweather Instagram]
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