gilbert arenas

Gilbert Arenas bashed dark-skinned women–specifically Lupita Nyong’o–before delivering a half-apology. The NBA player landed in hot water with Instagram after attacking dark-skinned women and their right to feel beautiful. It all started when ProBlkThought, posted a message on Instagram, stating, “Dear Black Girl, You don’t have to be mixed to be beautiful.” What could possibly […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas began serving his sentence Friday night when he arrived at the Montgomery County Detention Center at 7:40 p.m., jail officials said. Arenas pleaded guility to a gun charge in the District and a judge sentenced him to two years probation with the first 30 days at […]

VIA CNN: Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas was sentenced to two years of supervised probation Friday for bringing guns into his team’s locker room. He also is to serve 30 days in a halfway house. He will be required to serve 400 hours of community service and contribute $5,000 to a fund for victims of […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Prosecutors recommended on Tuesday that Wizards star guard Gilbert Arenas spend three months in jail for bringing guns into the Verizon Center locker room. Prosecutors also proposed that Arenas serve three years probation and perform 300 hours of community service. The recommendations came in a sentencing memo to the court that […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Gilbert Arenas already faces a difficult week ahead, with his sentencing for felony gun possession set for Friday. But Arenas’s troubles were magnified recently, when he discovered that his estranged mother, Mary Francis Robinson, died in Miami. Robinson passed away on March 13, but Arenas didn’t find out until a few […]

By Mark F. Gray Glad to see that as the new year brings in a new decade the same old stuff remains on the D.C. sports scene. For the last 10 years the leadership at the top of the two most storied franchises in the nation’s capital has reduced fan loyalty to abject embarrassment. You […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas was charged Thursday with felony gun possession, a crime that carries a maximum five years in jail and a fine, authorities said. The charge was filed Thursday afternoon by the U.S. Attorney’s office for the District. Arenas’s attorney and prosecutors had been negotiating a plea deal during […]

“Gilbert Arenas has another thing coming,” Ben Ross was saying outside Verizon Center on Thursday morning. “He’s not above the law,” Earl Bell said. “He thinks he is,” Ross said. “Gilbert thinks it’s a . . . joke.” “He needs to be prosecuted,” Bell said. “See if he laughs then.” “Yeah, and fire your damn […]

VIA NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: NBA commissioner David Stern has sidelined Wizards star Gilbert Arenas indefinitely for bringing guns into the Wizards locker room late last month. In announcing that he suspended Arenas Wednesday without pay, Stern said that Arenas faces a “substantial suspension and perhaps worse” when the NBA makes a definitive ruling on […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Prosecutors began presenting evidence to the grand jury in Arenas’s case Tuesday. Sources said it would be an ongoing process, meaning they would present evidence as they receive it. Original Post: Two law enforcement sources said Tuesday morning that prosecutors planned on presenting evidence to a Superior Court grand jury in […]