Gilbert Arenas Breaks His Silence, but Is He Right?

November 25th, 2009 by Tony Owusu Leave a reply »
Gilbert Arenas recently broke his self-imposed moratorium on speaking to reporters after a 22-point loss to San Antonio on Saturday. The loss followed another embarrassing 20-point loss to Oklahoma City the night before. Arenas used the opportunity to drop these gems on why his Washington Wizards have started the season 3-9 (they are 4-9 now after last night's win against Philly):

“Most of us feel confident in each other on the floor, and there are a few that don’t.  For the most part we all get along.  There are, what, 15 players on the team? 14 do."

When asked whose responsibility it was to get all the players on the same page, Agent Zero responded:

"Me and Antawn. That's our jobs.  But at the end of the day, if 15 players don't want to go, and it's only 14—you've seen Remember the Titans—it's the same thing, we've just got to play."

So we know the one person he is talking about, because Caron Butler is also one of the team captains and he specifically leaves him out of the response.

Now, I understand why your first reaction would be to criticize Gil. He hasn't played in t ...

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