Memo to Gilbert Arenas: Shooting Guard is a Position, Not a Bad Pun

January 1st, 2010 by TAB BAMFORD Leave a reply »
According to reports coming out of Washington, both the NBA and Washington, D.C., police are investigating star guard Gilbert Arenas after the Wizards acknowledged he kept unloaded guns in his locker at the Verizon Center.

The Wizards released a statement qualifying their knowledge of the issue on Dec. 24, but now both ESPN and the New York Post are reporting that the US District Attorney's Office in Washington is working with the local authorities to investigate the matter.

Additional reports are that on Dec. 24, Arenas got into an argument regarding a gambling debt with teammate Javaris Crittenton and both pulled a gun inside the Wizards' locker room.

I know you don't need a college degree to play in the NBA, but is common sense also optional? And, more importantly, how did either player get a firearm into the locker room?

Almost every year, there is news or video of teammates in any professional sport getting into a fight. Athletes will tell you that a team is a brotherhood, and it's just like two siblings working out their differences. The old "Boys will be boys" cliche is used quickly and often.

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