Bonds said he had begun using the cream and the clear [steriods] at a time when he was aching with arthritis and was distraught over the terminal illness of his father, former Giants All-Star Bobby Bonds, who died Aug. 23, 2003.Smells like perjury to me.
"I have bad arthritis. I've played 18 years, bad knees, surgeries and so on," Bonds testified, adding that he wanted a product that would "take the arthritis pain away that I feel in the mornings when it's super cold ...
"I was battling with the problems with my father and the -- just the lack of sleep, lack of everything."
But Bonds said he got little help from Anderson's products.
"And I was like, to me, it didn't even work."
Friday, December 3, 2004
What Bonds told BALCO grand jury