Gilbert Arenas stories in the SI Vault

New Breed of Cat By Seth Davis, December 6, 1999 Arizona's freshman backcourt led the way in a win over Kentucky.

Golden Gil By Ian Thomsen, March 24, 2003 Brash point guard Gilbert Arenas has improved the Warriors' fortunes.

The Incredible Lightness Of Being Gilbert By Chris Ballard, March 21, 2005 His routines are eccentric, his workouts defy logic and his jokes inspire teammates to choke him. So how is it that Gilbert Arenas is the driving force of the resurgent Wizards?

2005 Washington Wizards Preview By Chris Mannix, October 24, 2005 They finally won a playoff series. Can a new guard take them further?

Arenas Needs To Slow Down Return By Chris Mannix, March 25, 2008 Should Arenas take the court after his third knee surgery in two years.

Unreality Check By Phil Taylor, January 18, 2010 A pair of gun-related incidents led to the indefinite suspension of Gilbert Arenas.

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