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Gilbert Arenas

Arrest Did NOT Stop

My Epic Fireworks Show!

7/13/2013 6:16 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

071313_gilbert_arenas_launchGilbert Arenas says his explosive arrest for having a truckload (literally) of fireworks did not put a damper on his show ... because he had TWO MORE truckloads worth!!!

TMZ broke the story ... the former NBA All-Star was arrested on June 27 after cops found him with 100 lbs worth of illegal fireworks.

But Arenas tells TMZ he was carrying the fireworks (which he claims were "technically" not illegal) for a charity fireworks event AND still managed to make it happen ... despite the setback.

He says, "I had three trucks full. They just got the one." Adding "It was epic."

Sure sounds like it.

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5 COMMENTS

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1.

Laura    

He might have just a little too much time and money on his hands.

434 days ago
2.

Jon    

It's silly anyhow good for him hope everybody had a good time.
Cops in California are a joke the whole state is a running joke.

434 days ago
3.

Toilethead    

Too bad he didn't blow his stupid ass up.

434 days ago
4.

Happy    

Another a@@hole! lol. Look at me I have Fireworks. Pathetic moron.

434 days ago
5.

NOT ELMO    

the former NBA All-Star was arrested on June 27..................i am sooo proud of you

434 days ago

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