Gilbert Arenas Is Now 'Agent 006'

Sad (and random news) out of Washington: Gilbert Arenas has given up on being Agent Zero. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reports that Arenas has filed paperwork to switch his number from zero to six next season. 

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Let's put aside the fact that this is no ordinary number switch, because zero defined Arenas' rise to the top. The real issue here is that this raises all sorts of questions. Namely:

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-Why six? (Possible answers: his birthday is January 6, he got suspended on January 6, LeBron James wears number six and Arenas wants to stick it to him)

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-What happens to the nickname "Agent Zero?" The nickname was so perfect, but now what happens? 

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-How many "Agent Zero becomes Six Shooter" jokes will people come up with? (Answer: at least one)

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-What happens to all those players, like Atlanta's Jeff Teague, that chose the number zero because of Arenas? 

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-Does Arenas realize that Mike Miller wears number six right now for the Wizards? (Answer: yes, and Miller's cool with it)

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-Does the NBA ever turn down a number switch request? Because if so, this would be the perfect time to say no. How can Gilbert Arenas not wear number zero?

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So many questions. So few answers. So typically Gilbert Arenas. 

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