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Gilbert Arenas thinks he can help Knicks, Bulls, Lakers

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09:34 AM ET 12.14 | Bleacher Report caught up with Gilbert Arenas for an interview. The former Wizards franchise guard thinks he would be a good fit for NBA teams struggling with guard play: "I know the Knicks -- I've watched them. They need a lot of help; they need scoring. "Melo [Carmelo Anthony] needs an outlet. Someone who can just put the ball in the basket and take the pressure off him. I [also] called Jason Kidd before the season and said 'Listen, I feel that I can be better than some of the players you're going to have.' But they were already stacked to the brim. I thought I would've been great coming off the bench for the Brooklyn Nets. With Derrick Rose being down, Chicago could use some more scoring. They're struggling a little bit. I guess the Lakers, with Steve Nash out. I think I could've made that squad, because that's who I was working out with before training camp started. I was playing pretty well there. But they had 15 players, so ..."

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December 14, 2013  09:38 AM ET

: "I know the Knicks -- I've watched them. They need a lot of help; they need scoring.









This guy is freaking brilliant !!!!!!!!!!!!

December 14, 2013  09:57 AM ET

Do those teams also need guns in their locker rooms? Gilbert can help with that too.

December 14, 2013  10:17 AM ET

Looked his age up. Surprised to see he's still just 31, expected him to be a little older.

December 14, 2013  10:20 AM ET
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Do those teams also need guns in their locker rooms? Gilbert can help with that too.

Concealed carry is legal...

December 14, 2013  10:26 AM ET

Depending on how good gilbert was playing, I think he could really be a good fit for the Nets or Knicks. Would love to see him play in the lg again

December 14, 2013  10:36 AM ET

Kobe returns and the Lakers get clobbered...

December 14, 2013  10:41 AM ET

Don't forget you can also help the Nets

December 14, 2013  10:43 AM ET

Gilbert is a funny guy.

December 14, 2013  10:45 AM ET

Knicks for sure!!!!! Take him PLEASE hahahahahahahahahahahaha

December 14, 2013  11:07 AM ET

I won't be surprise if he does get picked up. All 4 teams need a PG ASAP!

December 14, 2013  11:19 AM ET

Another guy that probably needs the cash. He was a great player but injuries took their toll.

December 14, 2013  11:20 AM ET
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Kobe returns and the Lakers get clobbered...

No doubt the Laker fans were "optimistic" with the .500 start and thought incorrectly that when the black garter snake returned, the Lakers would be contenders. They'll win 30.

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December 14, 2013  11:24 AM ET
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No doubt the Laker fans were "optimistic" with the .500 start and thought incorrectly that when the black garter snake returned, the Lakers would be contenders. They'll win 30.

You said 25 earlier. Now, it's 30?

December 14, 2013  11:25 AM ET

Heck i wish the Mavs would have taken a flier on him.....

December 14, 2013  11:26 AM ET
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No doubt the Laker fans were "optimistic" with the .500 start and thought incorrectly that when the black garter snake returned, the Lakers would be contenders. They'll win 30.

LTCF: "Enjoy the 25 win season."

Remember?

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December 14, 2013  11:39 AM ET
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He epitomizes the role of the "shooting guard".

HaHaHa!!!!!!!! At least Gilbert didn't go all Plaxico Burress and pop a cap in his own arse.

 
December 14, 2013  11:41 AM ET
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You said 25 earlier. Now, it's 30?

I said 25 once and 30 a number of times. It'll be in that range. It's still the lottery for the Lakers and playoff for the Cavs.

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