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Report: Gilbert Arenas fined $50,000 by team for faking injury

Oct 15, 2010, 6:00 PM EDT


As if the instant Karma was not enough, there is the money.

We knew that Gilbert Arenas had been fined after he faked an injury so he could sit out the Washington Wizards Tuesday night preseason game and get his buddy Nick Young some extra run.

That fine was $50,000, according to Michael Lee of the Washington Post.

Arenas was well received by the fans in Washington when Thursday night he played his first game for the team in Verizon Center since his 50-game suspension last season. Then, instant Karma.

Arenas is learning the hard way there are just things you don’t joke around about. Guns are on that list. Surgically repaired right knees are another. Heads up Gilbert, the owner’s mother probably also off limits.

  1. thestudiokida - Oct 15, 2010 at 8:35 PM

    Shouldn’t we say Gilbert Arenas fined $50,000 for comments regarding a faked injury? It is the comments that are controversial and Flip Saunders said there is no truth to Arenas’ claim of a faked injury.

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