Gilbert Arenas Gives “Agent Zero” Nickname To Chad Ochocinco (Humor)

January 4th, 2010 by Ed Yevelev Leave a reply »
Chad Ochocinco will be changing his last name for the second time in honor of a number, according to one of his recent tweets. This time, the eccentric Bengals' wide receiver has chosen to adopt the surname "Agent Zero", which was the popular nickname of Washington Wizards' veteran Gilbert Arenas. The switch was a mutual agreement after the All-Star guard decided to part with his popular nickname amid its negative gun-related connotations to a Christmas Eve incident involving him and fellow Wizard Javaris Crittenton. The two teammates got into a heated dispute regarding a card game; Crittenton, in anger about losing, threatened to shoot Arenas' left knee, and two days later Arenas placed three unloaded guns near his teammate's chair in the Wizards' locker room. "It was the responsible thing to do at this point in time, " Arenas said about dropping his nickname. "The whole situation has created a really bad mood around the organization, so I figured parting with 'Agent Zero' was for the best." Indeed, because of the bad publicity from the incident between Crittendon and Arenas, the Wizards were forced to cancel their inaugural "Washington Bullets" throwback jersey night. Mean ...

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