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Gilbert Arenas POSSIBLY Suspended? Oh Come On. Ban Him For Life!

DENVER - FEBRUARY 19:  Gilber Arenas #0 of the Washington Wizards shoots in the PlayStation Skills Challenge, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center on February 19, 2005 in Denver, Colorado.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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Bryan ShipleyContributor IOctober 20, 2016

 

Gilbert himself seems to be a good guy and all, but allowing firearms in NBA locker rooms is a precedent that cannot be set. That would be adhering to the culture, thus taking a potential step back. The only choice here is a Life Long Ban for any player who brings guns onto NBA property. Add to that a harsh penalty for the club itself in the form of draft picks to increase accountability in efforts to avoid further episodes.

Sorry Agent Zero, but you ought to know better. Guns are no joke.  

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