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The Orlando Magic knew what they were getting in Glen “Big Baby” Davis when they acquired him in a trade with Boston for Brandon Bass, but they probably didn’t anticipate the season-long antics along with him.
The shenanigans continued earlier this week and made its way all the way up to the league office this time.
On Wednesday, the NBA fined Davis $35,000 for an obscene gesture he made toward a fan during Monday's Orlando win over the Toronto Raptors in Toronto. It’s the second time this season where Davis has been involved in an incident with fans on the road.
In Toronto, Davis reportedly gave fans the middle finger after he had been hit on the top of the head during the second quarter. While checking his scalp for signs of blood, Davis extended his right middle finger and licked the blood off his finger, a gesture apparently aimed at some heckling fans. Davis said afterward that he wasn’t flipping anyone off, but instead getting the blood off of his finger.
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