Gilbert Arenas Waived Under Amnesty Clause, Hopes To Join Dwight Howard

The Orlando Magic chose to use the amnesty clause on Gilbert Arenas, making him a free agent after he went unclaimed. Teams had the chance to pick Arenas up after the Magic chose to amnesty him, but instead he'll be able to control his own destiny and head wherever he so desires.

The report comes from ESPN's Marc Stein, who adds Arenas is hoping to reunite with Dwight Howard eventually.

NBA teams just notified that Gilbert Arenas, released by Orlando via the amnesty clause, has cleared waivers and becomes free agent. So no cap-room teams chose to bid on Arenas and he's free to negotiate w/anyone. Told he hopes to land on same team that trades for Dwight

For more on NBA free agency, see SB Nation's 2011 NBA free agency StoryStream and the 2011 NBA free agency hub; for more on the Magic, make sure to check out Orlando Pinstriped Post.

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