Athletes and Guns

Gilbert Arenas and <br> Javaris Crittenton
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Gilbert Arenas and
Javaris Crittenton

Devin Harris told the New York Post that "60 to 75 percent of [NBA] players own weapons," while it's been estimated that more than half of NFL players possess firearms. On Christmas Eve 2009, "Agent Zero" and Crittenton reportedly drew guns on each other in the Wizards' locker room over a gambling debt. Arenas allegedly tried to get out of paying the $25,000 loss he incurred during a poker game on board the team's charter flight days before. On Jan. 25, 2010 Crittenton pleaded guilty and was given a year of probation on a misdemeanor gun possession charge stemming from this incident. Two days later, both players were suspended for the remainder of the season.

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