For the Washington Wizards fans that who wanted to catch a glimpse of the new and improved Gilbert Arenas left last night’s game disappointed on two different levels. The first level was that Gilbert didn’t play and the second level was that Gilbert didn’t play because he was injured.
But have no fear Arenas lovers, Gilbert isn’t injured. He just wanted to let a teammate get some additional minutes.
Gilbert’s nice like that, ya know.
Following the game, Arenas told reporters it was all a ruse in order to give Young the opportunity for more playing time.
“I know he’s kind of frustrated he’s not getting a chance to crack the three position, especially since we’re going three guards, so I told him I’d go ahead and fake an injury or say something’s wrong with me so you can start,” a smiling Arenas said in the locker room.
When asked about the health of his knee, Arenas said, “I’m fine,” and indicated he would play on Thursday in the Wizards’ final home preseason game against Milwaukee.
This new Gilbert Arenas sounds like a sweetie pie.