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    Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Apparently Baron Davis gained weight on purpose in the offseason to endorse a weight-loss drink (Jenny Craig ROFL!).

    He gets paid $12.5 mil a year from the Clippers and is willing to alter his playing abilty for an extra $250,000 (the amount he's getting paid from Jenny. About 2% of his salary).

    Would you do something that would alter your performance at work, just to get an extra 2% of what you're making??


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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    I would say that is boarderline affecting your ability to do your job to your best ability. It would be like me, a designer that does color critical work doing my job with blue tinted glasses on all day to get a paycheck from Blueblocker or something. In the end, I guess it comes down to weather or not his team agrees.



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by Clonefan94 View Post
    I would say that is boarderline affecting your ability to do your job to your best ability. It would be like me, a designer that does color critical work doing my job with blue tinted glasses on all day to get a paycheck from Blueblocker or something. In the end, I guess it comes down to weather or not his team agrees.

    The Clippers are ticked. They aren't mad that he was endorsing Jenny Craig. They are mad that he gained weight on purpose so he could then try to lose it using Jenny Craig.


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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    I thought he had been progressiveliy gaining weight over the years. Is there a link that says he gained it on purpose?



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    If your child goes down the street, and somebody makes fun of him because he dropped a pass in a pick-up game, or says he's FAT! and he comes home crying to his mom....you'd understand.

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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Baron joined JC to lose weight, get in shape and become healthier. He says he wants to educate others about the health benefits of losing weight, so it doesn't make sense that he would gain weight on purpose.

    Why would he jeopardize his career?

    Baron lost 19 pounds using Jenny Craig meals, not diet drinks. Let's not take away from the success that he's had.



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by talkwithjenny View Post
    Baron joined JC to lose weight, get in shape and become healthier. He says he wants to educate others about the health benefits of losing weight, so it doesn't make sense that he would gain weight on purpose.

    Why would he jeopardize his career?

    Baron lost 19 pounds using Jenny Craig meals, not diet drinks. Let's not take away from the success that he's had.
    ....

    Jenny has peons trawling the tubes for her apparently



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Which is why I have trouble following most pro sports any more. However, if we're going to talk about the bad- I don't think most got to see this, but it's worth reading.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...paralyzed.html




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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    I thought he had been progressiveliy gaining weight over the years. Is there a link that says he gained it on purpose?

    SLAM ONLINE | Ľ Did Baron Davis Get Paid to Be Fat?


    I guess he was gaining additional weight for this during the offseason. I agree he has been gaining weight over the years, but it looks like he put on even extra pounds this past summer...


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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Is the NBA still around?


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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by Bader View Post
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    Jenny has peons trawling the tubes for her apparently
    That's just creepy.



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by talkwithjenny View Post
    Baron joined JC to lose weight, get in shape and become healthier. He says he wants to educate others about the health benefits of losing weight, so it doesn't make sense that he would gain weight on purpose.

    Why would he jeopardize his career?

    Baron lost 19 pounds using Jenny Craig meals, not diet drinks. Let's not take away from the success that he's had.
    Where the heck did you come from?



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    Quote Originally Posted by 247cy View Post
    If your child goes down the street, and somebody makes fun of him because he dropped a pass in a pick-up game, or says he's FAT! and he comes home crying to his mom....you'd understand.

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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    How powerful has CF become that we now have Jenny Craig PR reps doing damage control?



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    Re: Some Pros Are Just Sell-Outs

    It's never been a secret Baron likes his money.


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