Gilbert Arenas at Court for Felony Gun Charge Hearing

Gilbert Arenas at Court for Felony Gun Charge Hearing WASHINGTON — NBA All-Star Gilbert Arenas has arrived at court for a hearing on a felony charge of carrying a pistol without a license.

The suspended Washington Wizards star arrived at D.C. Superior Court after 2 p.m. Friday and did not answer any questions from media.

The charge, which carries a maximum penalty of five years in prison, was filed Thursday in an "information," a document that indicates Arenas has reached a plea deal with prosecutors.

Arenas has acknowledged keeping unloaded guns in his locker at the Verizon Center. He says he took the guns out of the locker Dec. 21 in a "misguided effort to play a joke" on a teammate.

He has publicly employed the "goof ball" defense. He says he wasn't aware of the law, meant no harm and never takes anything seriously.

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