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Quote of the Day: Matt Bonner on his big-spending habits

Aug 25, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT

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I’ll eat at any restaurant I want now. In the past, I would always wait until 10 o’clock so I could get the Domino’s late night deal. But now, if I want pizza, I’ll go to a gourmet pizza place at 4 o’clock if I feel like it. To me, that’s splurging.

-Spurs big man Matt Bonner, via Dan McCarney of Spurs Nation

  1. sportsfan18 - Aug 25, 2014 at 6:28 PM

    Kudos to you Mr. Bonner…

    “The average professional athlete in the U.S. will make more in one season than most of us earn in our entire lives….[yet,] despite those staggering salaries, 78% of NFL players, 60% of NBA file bankruptcy within five years of retirement.”

    Hold on to a lot of your money sir…

    • duhwighthoward - Aug 25, 2014 at 9:10 PM

      He looks like he’s been eating a lot of those 4 o’clock pizzas recently.

      And 5 o’clock, 6 o’clock, and 7 o’clock pizzas too.

  2. asimonetti88 - Aug 25, 2014 at 6:35 PM

    LeBron and D-Wade define splurging as leaving a tip.

  3. norcalkingsfan - Aug 25, 2014 at 6:42 PM

    This explains how Antoine Walker burned through 120 mil and could never get in shape; expensive pizzas at all hours of the day.

    Wish more celebrities, musicians, athletes, and especially rappers preached more about frugality and responsible spending.

    • asimonetti88 - Aug 25, 2014 at 6:51 PM

      Economic Darwinism.

      • Mr. Wright 212 - Aug 25, 2014 at 7:20 PM

        You know what… I’m going to withhold what I was going to say, because I’m not going there tonight.

  4. blazenhawks - Aug 25, 2014 at 7:19 PM

    it’s just pizza people calm down

    • sportsfan18 - Aug 25, 2014 at 8:14 PM

      yeah, don’t order the full pizza at Jerry’s World down in Dallas…

      he’s proud of his pizza…

  5. fansrus - Aug 25, 2014 at 8:53 PM

    If you care about this, please get a life.

  6. canadatude - Aug 25, 2014 at 11:03 PM

    When he played for the Raptors, he took the subway to games to save money. That’s how he got his nickname — The Red Rocket.

  7. peralez2383 - Aug 26, 2014 at 9:47 PM

    The Spurs splurged and brought him back, not that I mind…GO SPURS GO

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