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Antawn Jamison’s Dig at Gilbert Arenas

Updated: January 5, 2009

“It doesn’t make me sleep easier at night. I’m not going around shooting shots and throwing my hands in the air.”
-Antawn Jamison on his game winning shot [
via Mike Jones – Wizards Outlet, Washington Times]

I take this as one of two ways: either Jamison is making a not so subtle dig at the antics of Gilbert Arenas, or he is highlighting the fact that he puts on his helmet, grabs his lunch pail, and simply shows up to work everyday…..nothing more, nothing less. And since Jamison is not the type to be braggadocios about his workhorse mentality (which seems intrinsically wrong anyway), I’m going with the former.

Gilbert Arenas, arms in the air - flickr/wizardsdotcom

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  • JC

    He’s been taking digs at Gil for a while now. Doesn’t seem to have any effect on the Swag Machine, though.

  • Pradamaster

    There’s also option C, which is that he’s just saying he’s different than Gil without bashing the dude.

    That’s how I read it. Antawn and Gil are best buds. Gil wouldn’t re-sign here unless Antawn did. Antawn was Gil’s mentor in Golden State. I doubt Antawn really has a problem with the dude.

    Seems like making something out of nothing to me.

  • Truth About It

    Yea, that’s probably the closest Prada.

    Thing is….what would AJ mention that in the first place?

    I don’t think it was anything malicious towards Gil…yea, they’re boys and all of that…but Jamison was more saying, ‘See, you can hit a game winner without hamming it up.’

    Then again, Jamison knows, and we know, that Arenas and attention go hand and hand…..that’s just part of who he is.

  • ksmith

    How do you know he’s talking about Gilbert? I believe he is talking about Kobe and Lebron. They are the ones with the most game winning buzzer shots lately and that’s what both of them do after sinking the basket. They raise their arms up in triumph. So, why is the media thinking he is refering to Gilbert? Has Gilbert had a game winning shot this year? No. so again why does this person assume such? This is a intigating hating article aimed at slandering Gilbert. I think the person who has been on the news the most for game winning shots is Kobe Bryant.