Glen Davis will no longer play in Croatia after allegedly demanding more money
Former NBA player Glen Davis has a chance to revive his basketball career overseas, but it might now be over before it even started.
Davis has had a rough last few years, to say the least. After leaving the league in 2015 to pursue a career in movie production, Big Baby struggled and ended up playing in the Big3 Tournament for one season. Earlier this month, however, Davis seemed to be on his way back after agreeing to a contract with Croatian team KK Zadar.
The 32-year-old was set to suit up for the ball club in the ABA, but before he even played a game, he changed his mind and refused to play for the team.
According to Stavros Barbaroussis of Eurohoops, Davis was scheduled to make his debut on Saturday but instead chose to stay in his hotel room. In the report, it was cited that “Davis demanded even more money than the two sides have agreed on.”Furthermore, the ex-Boston Celtics big man was “allegedly disappointed with the city of Zadar” — the primary reason why he asked for a higher salary.
Davis, apparently, felt he was worth more than he was getting paid, but this is certainly not the best way to get on your new employer’s good side. As a result, their contract is likely to be nullified and his career will still be on hold.
Aside from Davis’ shift in profession, weight and attitude problems also contributed to his failure to land a long-term deal in the NBA. He has had several run-ins with other basketball personalities, which includes Austin and Doc Rivers. He was also charged with felony assault last June.
His latest blunder is another unfortunate incident in a long history of misguided choices that have caused his life to swirl out of control. If he doesn’t clean up his act, we may never see Davis in a basketball jersey ever again.