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  1. Gilbert Arenas on the lunatic fringe of comedy

    Henry Abbott

    Legal analyst and journalist Lester Munson hits the nail on the head when he says prosecutors have been "prodigious and occasionally masterly" in building the case that the judge should decide to jail Gilbert Arenas at his sentencing this afternoon i...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  2. The punishment of Gilbert Arenas

    Henry Abbott

    Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday for bringing guns into Washington D.C. as part of a dispute with teammate Javaris Crittenton. Prosecutors are now calling for Arenas to serve three months in jail, three years' pr...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  3. Shawne Williams: Not in Much Trouble After All

    Henry Abbott

    The only criminal charge Shawne Williams is now facing (after his ill-fated traffic stop), according to the Indianapolis Star, is one for not having a license: A conviction would mean a maximum 60 days in jail and a $500 fine, though defendants ofte...

    Blog | September 14, 2007
  4. Somebody is Lying About James Posey's Arrest

    Henry Abbott

    Greg Cote first pointed this out. James Posey's version of events is starkly different from the version told by police. This could get ugly. Here's how the Associated Press tells it (my bolding):Posey, who was released from jail in Miami-Dade County ...

    Blog | April 10, 2007
  5. Deadspin Makes a Mistake

    Henry Abbott

    I haven't defended the Portland Trailblazers from outdated claims that they are still the "Jail Blazers" in a while. I spent a lot of time on it last summer, and it was kind of fun then. (Kelly Dwyer of got involved, too, calling the...

    Blog | July 24, 2006
  6. There's a Smith & Wesson in Sebastian Telfair's Louis Vuitton...

    Henry Abbott

    Oh come on, now, we were just starting to get past that whole Jail Blazer thing. Telfair's story is that he accidentally grabbed his girlfriend's Louis Vuitton bag, which had a gun registered to her in it. Transportation Safety Administration agents...

    Blog | February 15, 2006
  7. Kelly Dwyer Shuts the Book on the "Jail Blazers"

    Henry Abbott

    Whether or not SI's Kelly Dwyer reads TrueHoop, he's certainly surfing on one of our memes in his preview of the Northwest Division: we're just about beyond the series of stale "Jail Blazer" jokes that used to dot these critiques...

    Blog | September 22, 2005
  8. The Three Brawling Pacers Unlikely to be Jailed

    Henry Abbott

    If Jermaine O'Neal, Stephen Jackson, and Ron Artest are going to the "big house," it'll be Shaquille O'Neal's 60,000 square foot Orlando mansion, not the county jail. Here's how they tell it on Prosecutors plan to ask for probation an...

    Blog | September 22, 2005
  9. "Jail Blazer" Legacy Won't Die

    Henry Abbott

    Thanks to TrueHoop reader Josh for e-mailing me with this choice example of the outdated "Jail Blazer" mentality being slopped around irresponsibly. Here's a season preview from "The Broham" of the Kentucky Fried Basketball Association. He's talking ...

    Blog | September 15, 2005
  10. Wells Fargo: Jail Blazers No More

    Henry Abbott

    I have been pretty vocal in the past about people who still consider my Portland Blazers to be a team of bad guys. If you look at the roster, and the moves the team has made, it's ridiculous to toss around the term "Jail Blazers" any more. One piece...

    Blog | August 18, 2005
  11. Bad Day to be Holger Geschwindner

    Henry Abbott

    Geschwindner is a German coach credited with making Dallas Maverick MVP Dirk Nowitzki the star he is. And now, like so many German sports figures before him, he's in jail for tax evasion, according to the Associated Press via ESPN. When Nowitzki is i...

    Blog | August 09, 2005