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Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert Jay Arenas, Jr. (/əˈriːnɨs/; born January 6, 1982) is an American professional basketball player who has most recently played for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays as a point guard and shooting guard. Arenas attended Grant High School in Valley Glen, California, and accepted a scholarship offer to the University of Arizona late in his junior year. He entered the 2001 NBA Draft and was selected in the second round (30th pick) by the Golden State Warriors. Arenas is a three-time NBA All-Star, three-time member of the All-NBA Teams, and was voted the NBA Most Improved Player in the 2002–03 season. Arenas was most often nicknamed "Agent Zero," due to his former jersey number, but has increasingly been referred to as "Hibachi," a nod to the small Japanese heating device, which literally translates to "bowl of fire." Both names quickly became fan favorites in the Washington area during his time there. Arenas was suspended for most of the 2009–10 season because of handgun violations stemming from an episode on December 24, 2009, and for subsequent actions that appeared to make light of this episode. In late 2010, Arenas was traded from

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Gilbert Arenas -- I'm NEVER Playing in the NBA Again

Gilbert Arenas
I'm NEVER Playing in the NBA Again

Gilbert Arenas tells TMZ Sports ... his NBA playing days are OVER for good ... even though he's still slated to make nearly $40 MILLION from the league. 31-year-old Arenas (who played pro ball in… READ MORE >

Gilbert Arenas -- My NBA Contract's the Worst In History?? Yeah, I Can See That

Gilbert Arenas
My NBA Contract's the Worst Ever?? ... Yeah, I Can See That

YA GOTTA SEE THIS -- we shot former NBA superstar Gilbert Arenas the moment he learned his legendary $111 million contract was ranked THE WORST DEAL in NBA history ... and Gilbert's reaction is… READ MORE >

- 335 days ago
Gilbert Arenas -- CHARGED FOR ILLEGAL FIREWORKS ... Faces Jail Time

Gilbert Arenas
CHARGED FOR ILLEGAL FIREWORKS Faces Jail Time

Ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas has been charged with a crime for transporting more than 100 pounds of dangerous fireworks right before the 4th of July ... and could face serious jail time, TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 382 days ago
Gilbert Arenas -- I Would DOMINATE Michael Jordan in 1-On-1

Gilbert Arenas
I Would DOMINATE Michael Jordan in 1-On-1

Just because Michael Jordan can still dunk, doesn't mean he can still dominate in 1-on-1 ... so says Gilbert Arenas, who tells TMZ he'd whoop the 50-year-old if it came down to it. 31-year-old… READ MORE >

- 405 days ago
Gilbert Arenas -- Drops Millions to Live On the Edge (Of The Valley)

Gilbert Arenas
Drops Millions to Live On the Edge (of The Valley)

Ni-Hao people of Los Angeles ... ex-NBA star turned Chinese b-baller Gilbert Arenas just dropped a couple million bucks on a sick new pad in the valley ... with killer views (not killer sharks).… READ MORE >

- 429 days ago
Gilbert Arenas -- Arrest Did NOT Stop My Fireworks Show

Gilbert Arenas
Arrest Did NOT Stop My Epic Fireworks Show!

Gilbert 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 ...… READ MORE >

- 436 days ago
Flavor Flav -- Enough Fireworks to Blow Up a Small Country ... Update: SHUT DOWN

Flavor Flav
Enough Fireworks to Blow Up a Small Country Update: SHUT DOWN

5:00 PM PT -- It's a no go. Sources tell TMZ, cops just showed up to Flav's house and told him he'd be arrested if he set off a single firework. BUMMER. North Korea is so jealous right now… READ MORE >

- 444 days ago
Gilbert Arenas -- Arrested for Truckload of Illegal Fireworks

Gilbert Arenas
Busted for Illegal Fireworks (Lots and Lots of Fireworks)

6:45 AM PT  Arenas was booked for misdemeanor possession, and has been released without bail. We're told there were 100 POUNDS of fireworks in the truck.Ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas' 4th… READ MORE >

- 452 days ago
NBA Star Gilbert Arenas -- Buries the Hatchet with 'Basketball Wives' ... For Now

NBA Star Gilbert Arenas
Buries the Hatchet with 'Basketball Wives' -- For Now

It's a win-win situation for NBA star Gilbert Arenas -- a judge has granted his request to officially drop his lawsuit over his fiancée's role on "Basketball Wives" ... but gave him… READ MORE >

- 834 days ago
NBA Star Gilbert Arenas -- Changed His Mind About His Ex ... and His Lawsuit!

NBA Star Gilbert Arenas
Had a Change of Heart About His Ex ... and His Lawsuit!

Just months after getting engaged to his baby mama, NBA star Gilbert Arenas decided he wants to drop his lawsuit over her reality show "Basketball Wives: LA" -- but with one catch ... he can bring… READ MORE >

- 877 days ago

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