We'll say this about Gilbert Arenas's Twitter account, which was taken down some time today: it wasn't boring, like LeBron James's worthless feed, and it wasn't used for incessant self-promotion, like, well, every pro athlete ever. It was just sort of obsessed with sneakers and almost criminally offensive to women! But now it is no more, thanks to a watchdog comedian named Joe Mande.
Arenas, the Magic guard who shares some history with murder suspect Javaris Crittenton, took notice of a post on Mande's personal blog yesterday. He then took great offense to the comedian's claim that he is not very funny at all, and in fact is just an offensive, sexist professional basketball player who tries to get away with being offensive and sexist by calling himself a comedian. Mande had noticed that Arenas had, without warning, deleted the majority of his offensive, sexist tweets on Monday, and wondered if his agent had finally started monitoring the feed: