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What Does Future Hold for Arenas and Crittenton?

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The NBA's decision to suspend Washington Wizards guards Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton for the remainder of the season doesn't come as a surprise to anyone who was within earshot of commissioner David Stern over the past month. Stern, league sources say, has been brimming with anger recently, not only over the reckless behavior with firearms displayed by Arenas and Crittenton in December but also Arenas' subsequent mocking of the incident, specifically a gun pantomiming spectacle in Philadelphia a few days after news of the altercation broke. Some league sources are surprised the punishment didn't exceed the season-long suspension and push Arenas' ban into the 2010-11 season.

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