Gilbert Arenas Charged with Felony Gun Possession

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    Report: Washington Wizards guiard Gilbert Arenas charged with felony - ESPN

    This all stems from incident in which the NBA star brought several guns into the locker room to play a "practical joke" on a teammate who owed him money from a card game.
     
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    That was sure to get laughs.
     
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    This idiot is going to go to jail and lose his career over this ... oh yeah, and $80+ million dollars.
     
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    anyone heard how long he will be banned (assuming he doesn't go to jail, which I don't think he will)?
     
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    His career is likely done. And the Wizards get to opt out of what was a horrible deal for them in the first place.
     
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    The suspension is indefinite for now, E.

    This is his second weapons charge. I think he's going away for a lil while.
     
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    The charge carries a maximum five year sentence. Considering this is not his first offense, and if he makes a plea bargain it would be interesting.

    He'd probably serve a year, maybe two and a half at most. He'd be banned from the NBA for probably three to four years. But I doubt any team would take him. Or if they do, he won't nearly get the deal he has now.
     
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    I am almost feeling sorry for the guy. He lost his temper and his mind and $80million. Two years from now when he gets out of jail, out of shape..... I hope he invested the money he got so far wisely. I wouldn't bet that he did though.

    Some other guy is going to get a cool job because this guy couldn't keep it together. I hope he is thankful for the the opportunity.
     
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    I heard the gambling debt was something like fifteen hundred dollars.

    Way to throw it all away for nothing.

    It's a shame too because he was a great story ... father was homeless and lived out of a car ... rose from absolulty nothing, etc.
     
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    Glad they changed their name...Imagine this headline:

    Guard Gilbert Arenas carried empty guns into a locker room full of Bullets.
     
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