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Gilbert Arenas Won't Do Time on Gun Charge

Wizards guard draws 2 years' probation, 400 hours of community service

(Newser) - Gilbert Arenas was sentenced to 18 months in jail today, but the judge immediately suspended the sentence and ordered the Washington Wizards guard to spend 2 years on probation and perform 400 hours of community service. Arenas, who pleaded guilty to bringing guns into the Wizards' locker room in a... More »

'I Am Trying Hard to Right My Wrongs'

In op-ed, suspended Wizards guard reaches out to young fans

(Newser) - Gilbert Arenas has learned his lesson. "Professional athletes have a duty to act responsibly and to understand the influence we have on all those kids who look up to us," the Wizards guard, suspended for the remainder of the NBA season and awaiting sentencing on a felony gun... More »

NBA Suspends Arenas, Crittenton for Season

Pair admitted bringing guns into Washington Wizards locker room

(Newser) - Washington Wizards teammates Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton were suspended without pay for the remainder of the season—38 games—today by NBA commissioner David Stern, who said guns in the workplace "will not be tolerated." Both admitted taking guns into the Wizards' locker room, a violation of... More »

Gilbert Arenas' Dueling Partner Pleads Guilty

Javaris Crittenton hit with 1 year probation for gun possession

(Newser) - The dispute that started with gambling on a Washington Wizards team flight and spilled over into a locker room confrontation claimed its second victim today, when Javaris Crittenton pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun possession charge. Gilbert Arenas, who pleaded guilty to a felony and has been indefinitely suspended from... More »

Gilbert Arenas Pleads Guilty to Felony

Sentencing set for March; star guard's NBA career in peril

(Newser) - Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty to felony gun possession today as part of a plea bargain that tentatively limits his maximum sentence to 6 months. Arenas, 28, may have dodged extra prison time—in addition to the plea deal, prosecutors agreed to charge him for possessing just one... More »

Wizards Player Charged With Felony Gun Possession

It's likely part of a plea deal for Gilbert Arenas

(Newser) - The NBA's Gilbert Arenas was hit with a felony charge of carrying an unlicensed gun today stemming from a locker room incident last month. The charge carries a possible sentence of 5 years in prison, but it appears to be part of plea deal, reports WTOP . That means the Washington... More »

NBA Suspends Wizards Player Over Guns

Gilbert Arenas isn't 'fit to take the court,' says league chief

(Newser) - The NBA indefinitely suspended Gilbert Arenas today for bringing guns into the Washington Wizards' locker room. Commissioner David Stern said Arenas was "not currently fit to take the court," adding that his final punishment would likely be a "substantial suspension, perhaps worse," ESPN reports. More »

Is Stephen A. Smith the Next Glenn Beck?

Scathing Gilbert Arenas column, move to Fox, spark speculation

(Newser) - Is Steven A. Smith trying to reinvent himself as Fox’s latest conservative personality? Since ESPN gave the noted sports shouter the boot, Smith has slogged as a part-time political and social commentator, popping up occasionally on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. But now he’s landed a new gig... More »

NBA Players Pull Guns in Locker Room

Gilbert Arenas, Wizards teammate fought over gambling debt

(Newser) - Local and federal authorities are investigating after two NBA players threatened each other with guns in the team locker room on Christmas Eve. Volatile All-Star Gilbert Arenas pulled a gun on Washington teammate Javaris Crittenton, to whom Arenas owed money, the New York Post reports. "I'm not your punk!... More »

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