Former Celtics Fan Favorite Sentenced to Prison

Former Boston Celtics fan favorite from the 2008 championship team has been sentenced to prison.
Dec 29, 2010; Auburn Hills, MI, USA;  Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, point guard Nate
Dec 29, 2010; Auburn Hills, MI, USA; Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers, point guard Nate / Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

2008 was a great year for the fans of the Boston Celtics. They defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals to win their 17th title in team history.

Forward Glen Davis was one of the fan favorites on that squad but things have gone extremely left after his playing career came to an end.

In November 2023, Davis was found guilty of health care fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to make false statements, and conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud and faced up to 20 years.

On May 9, Davis appeared before a judge to find out his sentencing.

Celtics News: Glen Davis Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison

The Louisiana native was sentenced to 40 months in prison and is also sentenced to three years of supervised release.

Federal authorities revealed that Davis and other former players defrauded an insurance plan for NBA players and family members of more than $5 million in a scheme that lasted a minimum of four years.

These players made fake claims for dental services and other medical care but those services were not provided.

The 38-year-old submitted a total of $132,000 worth of multiple different claims. In 2018, Davis put in a dental claim of $27,200 at Beverly Hills dental office when he was actually in Las Vegas and was going to fly to Paris per USA Today.

Davis was also ordered to pay $80,000 in restitution.

He played eight seasons in the NBA, suiting up for the Celtics, Orlando Magic, and the Los Angeles Clippers.

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