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Crittenton Arrest Shines a Disturbing Light

AP

On one of Gilbert Arenas’s final nights as a Washington Wizard, he stood in the corridor leading from the locker room to the floor — fearful of being booed almost a year after he and a teammate had irrevocably tarnished themselves and a franchise by bringing guns to Verizon Center.

Asked whether he had spoken to Javaris Crittenton since they were both suspended for the remainder of the 2009-2010 NBA season and Arenas had spent 30 days in a halfway house, Arenas replied, “No, but I heard he became more hard.”

More hard, he explained, meant “more gangsta.”

“You know, like some people turn over a new leaf when something bad like that changes their life. I heard Javaris went the other way...

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