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Paper cites Baron Davis injury as a “herniated d*ck”

Jan 4, 2012, 5:24 PM EDT

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Due to the “people in glass houses” rule I am loath to report on the typos of other publications, but this one is too funny to pass by without a note.

The Charlotte Observer’s game story about the Bobcats vs. Cavaliers had a note about Baron Davis (remember he was on the Cavaliers roster when training camps opened). The newspaper ran this paragraph according to SBNation (via Eye on Basketball):

Ex-Charlotte Hornet Baron Davis signed with the Knicksafter being cut by Cleveland under the amnesty clause. Davis is recovering from a herniated d*ck.

Ouch.

I mean really, ouch.

Clearly they meant “disc” and the editor at the paper explained what happened as the initial writer using the word “disc” but an editor trying to change it to the paper’s style of “disk.” Except he or she made a typo and…

Baron Davis took it in stride with these tweets.

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Goldmember? Oh, forget it, I’m out of here before it gets worse.

  1. willardj - Jan 4, 2012 at 5:27 PM

    sounds painful

  2. henryd3rd - Jan 4, 2012 at 5:31 PM

    Ladies; please take it easy on him

  3. goforthanddie - Jan 4, 2012 at 6:06 PM

    Damn, it’s big enough to hurt itself AND his back?

    • thatboi901 - Jan 4, 2012 at 6:25 PM

      That’s gay…

      • goforthanddie - Jan 4, 2012 at 8:10 PM

        Good comeback Potsie.

  4. seattlesuperchronic - Jan 4, 2012 at 7:01 PM

    Awesome.

  5. tastybasslines - Jan 4, 2012 at 10:29 PM

    Typo my schlonger, ummm I mean ass.

  6. glink123 - Jan 4, 2012 at 10:38 PM

    Must’ve hurt it from his fat gut bouncing up and down and bending it during offseason workouts.

  7. gmacc85 - Jan 4, 2012 at 10:51 PM

    123: boy your parents must be glad on how they raised a son with that much maturity !!!

  8. barklikeadog - Jan 4, 2012 at 11:43 PM

    Wonder what they said about Ryan Clark’s sickle cell anemia?

  9. glink123 - Jan 5, 2012 at 12:53 AM

    85: ask ur mom. I nailed that w h o r e.

  10. Josh Perez - Jan 5, 2012 at 9:15 AM

    Now we know how he spent his free time during the lockout. :D

  11. elgreceaux - Jan 5, 2012 at 11:44 AM

    Is there no civility out there anymore?

  12. stayhigh_247 - Jan 5, 2012 at 5:21 PM

    yo BD, make her lube that thing up! When it’s too tight it can be hazardous…..

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