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The competition is ruthless. And Davis knows that the NBA isn't the same as when he left. "[I could] go out hard the night before, then come out the next day and give you 40," Davis says. "You know why? I came in with Anthony Mason, Derrick Coleman, Eddie Jones. [They would tell rookies] 'You put the bags up. You better have the condoms. You better meet us.' That's what I came into." Grantland
The Wisconsin government is getting proactive about its delinquent taxpayers – it has posted the Top 100 online. And two of the top three are former NBA players. No. 1 is Milwaukee native Latrell Sprewell, who the government claims owes them $3.53 million in taxes. No. 3 is something of a surprise: Anthony Mason, the former Milwaukee Bucks’ power forward. The government says Mason owes them $2.07 million in back taxes. The Big Lead
But it reminds me some of my favorite story of this sort. It was when players were doing these post game prayer huddles after games, mostly started by Charlie Ward and Allan Houston with the Knicks. Anthony Mason, of all guys given his long record of arrests, was leading one and called out and invited Alvin Gentry, then Pistons coach walking off the floor after a loss. Gentry was distracted and said, “Er, well, not now.” Mason responded: “Then (the heck with) you, coach.” NBA.com
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