Glen Davis responds to drug arrest with jet, pile of cash: 'Mad 'cause a black man got money'

On Saturday, news broke of former NBA player Glen “Big Baby” Davis being arrested in February after police say they found cash and around one-fourth of a pound of marijuana in a Maryland hotel room he was occupying.

Davis, a key role player on the 2008 Boston Celtics championship team who last played for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2015, allowed police to search his room after the owner of the hotel smelled marijuana, WMAR in Baltimore reports.

“They recovered 126 grams of marijuana,” Aberdeen Police Lieutenant William Reiber told WMAR. “In addition to that, there was a briefcase that contained $92,164 of U.S. currency along with a ledger that contained language which is consistent with someone involved in the sale and distribution of narcotics.”

The February 7 arrest led to seven charges of drug possession and distribution that are still pending, according to the report. Davis’ attorney told WMAR that Davis looks forward to his day in court to clear his name.

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Louisiana State University center Glen Davis (C) is defended by Texas A&M forwards Marlon Pompey (L) and Joseph Jones during the second round of their NCAA basketball regionals in Jacksonville, Florida, March 18, 2006. REUTERS/Marc Serota
Louisiana State University Tigers center Glen Davis (0) consoles Texas A&M Aggies center Antanas Kavaliauskas (C) as he is being assisted off the court by teammate Marlon Pompey after Louisiana State University defeated the Texas A&M Aggies in second round action of the NCAA basketball tournament in Jacksonville, Florida, March 18, 2006. REUTERS/Mark Wallheiser
Louisiana State University's Glen Davis celebrates after beating the University of Texas 70-60 during their NCAA Atlanta Regional Final basketball game in Atlanta, Georgia, March 25, 2006. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
UCLA Bruins' Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (L) battles LSU Tigers' Glen Davis (R) during their semi-final basketball game at the men's NCAA Final Four in Indianapolis, April 1, 2006. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis (L) and Sacramento Kings center Brad Miller fight for a loose ball in the second half of their NBA basketball game in Boston, Massachusetts December 12, 2007. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES)
Boston Celtics center Glen Davis (11) lies on the court after suffering an injury in the second quarter of their NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks in Boston, Massachusetts, February 13, 2008. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES)
Boston Celtics' Glen Davis (L), Kevin Garnett (2nd L), Paul Pierce (2nd R) and Ray Allen celebrate their win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 6 to win the NBA Finals basketball championship in Boston June 17, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES)
Boston Celtics' Glen Davis (L) puts up a shot around the defense of Cleveland Cavaliers' Ben Wallace during the second quarter of their NBA basketball game in Cleveland, Ohio January 9, 2009. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk (UNITED STATES)
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis (L) and Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao of Brazil chase a loose ball in the first quarter of their NBA basketball game in Boston, Massachusetts March 6, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES)
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis reacts after being fouled during the second half of Game 5 of their NBA Eastern Conference basketball playoff series against the Chicago Bulls in Boston, Massachusetts April 28, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES SPORT BASKETBALL IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Boston Celtics player Glen Davis reacts to fouling out against the Chicago Bulls in the third overtime of Game 6 of their NBA Eastern conference quarterfinal basketball game in Chicago April 30, 2009. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES SPORT BASKETBALL)
Boston Celtics' Glen Davis celebrates a basket against the Orlando Magic during the second quarter of Game 3 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series in Boston, Massachusetts May 22, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Boston Celtics' Glen Davis (L) works against Orlando Magic's Jameer Nelson during the second quarter of Game 3 of their NBA Eastern Conference playoff series in Boston, Massachusetts May 22, 2010. REUTERS/Adam Hunger (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Boston Celtics guard Nate Robinson jumps on the back of Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis after Davis scored and was fouled in the fourth quarter during Game 4 of the 2010 NBA Finals basketball series against the Los Angeles Lakers in Boston, Massachusetts, June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Boston Celtics' head coach Doc Rivers (R) talks to center Glen Davis during the fourth quarter of their NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis December 28, 2010. REUTERS/Brent Smith (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Boston Celtics' Glen Davis reacts after being fouled during the fourth quarter of the Celtics' win over the New York Knicks in their NBA basketball game in New York March 21, 2011. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Nov 23, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Orlando Magic power forward Glen Davis (11) is pressured by Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) during the first quarter at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 29, 2013; Orlando, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter (22) is pressured by Orlando Magic power forward Glen Davis (11) during the first half at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports
May 7, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis (0) reacts to a foul call in action against the Oklahoma City Thunder during the fourth quarter in game two of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 26, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs power forward Tiago Splitter (22) has his shot blocked by Los Angeles Clippers power forward Glen Davis (0) in game four of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports
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Davis reiterated his attorney’s stance on Instagram later on Saturday, taking a slightly less subtle approach.

Davis, apparently riding on a private jet in the Instagram video, maintained his innocence while sitting next to a briefcase full of cash embellished with his Celtics NBA championship ring.

The post was removed later in the day from Davis’ Instagram page, but the video was preserved on Twitter.

“Don’t believe all that s— on the internet,” Davis said. “I will have my day in court. They’re just mad ’cause a black man got money, man. Just trying to keep a black man down.”

Davis played eight seasons in the NBA and earned an estimated $33 million in salary.

His court date is scheduled for early April, according to WMAR.

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