The Story Behind Your Favorite NBA Player's Jersey Number
Sometimes, it's more than just a number. Here are the stories behind your favorite NBA player's jersey number.
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Today, Gilbert Arenas celebrates his 33rd birthday. Aside from being well-known for his outrageous personality and for being a deadly
shooter scorer in his early years with the Washington Wizards, Arenas was also a very recognizable figure thanks to the No. 0 he wore for much of his career. Why did "Agent Zero" choose that number? Because it always reminded him of the critics who told him he would get zero minutes as a freshman at the University of Arizona.
From those who literally wear their city on their back, like Damian Lillard, to guys, such as Dirk Nowitzki and Blake Griffin, who needed to make a change once they entered the league, this is The Story Behind Your Favorite NBA Player's Jersey Number.
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