*According to a statement delivered Friday, Adidas has ended its endorsement of embattled Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas, whose troubles started when he decided to bring guns into the locker room of the Verizon Center.
“In response to Gilbert Arenas’ guilty plea to felony charges, Adidas has terminated its agreement with the athlete effective immediately,” spokeswoman Stephanie Von Allmen said in a statement Friday. “Beyond this statement we have no further comment at this time.
Arenas and teammate Javaris Crittenton reportedly drew guns on each other in the Wizards locker room. Even more explosively, a later report alleges that Crittenton’s weapon was loaded when he brandished.