It’s possible that Orlando Magic forward Glen Davis, after fracturing a bone in his left foot five weeks ago, may be out for the rest of the 2012-13 season. It’s also possible that that Davis, nicknamed “Big Baby,” could be prone to repeated fractures of his foot due to his stout stature. Glen is a tough and skilled player, but at just (maybe) 6-9, his oftentimes 300-pound frame could leave him susceptible to repeated foot ailments. Glen, enjoying a career year at 15.1 points per game (on 45 percent shooting) and 7.2 rebounds in just 31 minutes per game, wants to keep it up when the Magic’s medical staff clear him to play.
This is why Davis is attempting to live a vegan lifestyle, eschewing all animal products as he tries to lose weight and lessen the strain on his, well, everything. For the man who once stole Tas Melas’ pizza, it’s a step in a healthier direction. If less delicious one. Here’s a video of Davis discussing his favorite dish, as taken by Mary Stevens at Sports Talk Florida: