Just when you thought that you had heard and seen it all, Los Angeles Lakers big men Robert Sacre and Chris Kaman has decided to purchase a bovine cow with Lakers strength and conditioning coach Tim DiFrancesco.
Thanks to ESPN LA’s Dave McMenamin, we have more details on why they bought the cow and who will own each part:
This isn’t like Billy Crystal’s pet cow Norman in “City Slickers.” The three of them are going in together on a full cow’s worth of beef after it’s been to the butcher, or approximately 400 pounds of cuts of meat for their freezers.
Kaman is getting half, 200 pounds, while Sacre and DiFrancesco are getting a quarter, 100 pounds, each. It was originally supposed to be a four-way split, but longtime Lakers trainer Gary Vitti backed out.
“Gary Vitti ran out of freezer space, so I think he’s out,” Kaman said. “So, I got to pick up the slack. I’m happy to, though.” Freezer space was an issue for Sacre, too, so he did something about it.
“I had to go to a Best Buy to go buy me a 15 cubic foot freezer,” said Sacre, who estimated that the freezer and the beef will end up costing him about $1,300 combined. “It’s, uh, it’s intense.”
Kids, that’s a lot of cow!