Photo: Floyd Mayweather on yfrog
The appropriately nicknamed superstar boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. put down $41,000 on the second half of last night’s game between the Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks — and he won $37,272.75.The undefeated boxer tweeted today, “My lil brother Derrick Rose will always get you Paid,” accompanied by a picture of his betting slip, but has since deleted the tweet.
Mayweather’s bet on the second half score, with the Bulls getting 5.5 points. (Since they were already leading 72-43, the Hawks became the second half “favourite.”)
Led by a 30 point effort by their star point guard Rose, the Bulls won the second half 42-38, easily winning the wager for Mayweather and crushing the Hawks 114-81.
This isn’t his first (and won’t be his last) big time NBA bet. Mayweather previously tweeted his $40K bet on the Miami-L.A. Christmas Day game.
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