Gilbert Arenas’ Continued Antics Gave Stern No Choice But Suspension

January 6th, 2010 by Bryan Toporek Leave a reply »
When you're facing potential felony gun charges, what's one of the last things you should do?  Pose with your hands shaped like fake guns, aimed at your teammates?

Tell that to embattled Washington Wizards point guard Gilbert Arenas.  

The picture says it all, as Gil decided to continue to make light of his current legal situation last night during warmups by doing exactly that.

And now, less than 24 hours later, he's been indefinitely suspended from the NBA by commissioner David Stern.

As a quick recap: Arenas is facing possible felony gun charges for bringing three guns from his home to his locker at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C., and using them to "play a joke" on teammate Javaris Crittenton. 

Well, that joke certainly backfired.  After days of Arenas trying to make light of the situation, Stern decided enough was enough and suspended Agent Zero before the law could pass judgment.

"Although it is clear that the actions of Mr. Arenas will ultimately result in a substantial suspension, and perhaps worse, his ongoing conduct has led me to conclude that he is not currently fit to take the court in a ...

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