Gilbert Arenas Pleads for Washington To Bring Back His Bullets

January 6th, 2010 by Chad Waylon Pouncy Leave a reply »
Gimme back my bullets
Put 'em back where they belong
Ain't foolin' around 'cause I done had my fun
Ain't gonna see no more damage done
Gimme back my bullets

-Lynyrd Skynyrd

Gilbert Arenas is a quirky guy with a great sense of humor. The Wizards were aware of this when they signed him to a six-year, $111 million contract two years ago.

Washington saw Arenas as, not only the face of the franchise, but the voice as well. Now that he's making a statement, nobody is listening.

Washington team owner Abe Pollin changed the name of the Washington Bullets to the Washington Wizards in 1995. Pollin felt uncomfortable with the name that brought to mind violence and Washington DC's high crime rate.

When Pollin died on Nov. 24, 2009, the team was left in ownership limbo. It is widely believed that Washington Capitols owner Ted Leonsis will take over the team in the near future.

When Gilbert Arenas was called out for keeping guns in his locker at the Verizon Center, he was quick to point out that the guns were unloaded. This must have been Gilbert's way of expressing his frustration with the lack ...

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