Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas avoided a prison sentence for his felony gun conviction, but according to reports, he’ll still have to serve two days in jail.
Arenas had an 18-month jail sentence suspended for a more lenient sentence of just 30 days in a halfway house, along with probation for bringing guns into the Wizards locker room in December. But according to The Associated Press, those assigned to the halfway house must first report to jail for medical screening and classification.
Arenas will serve his two days at the Pre-Release Center in Montgomery County, Md. Arthur Wallenstein, head of corrections at the facility, told the AP this procedure will allow the three-time all-star “to see a jail and understand what he avoided.”
Wallenstein declined to mention the dates Arenas will report to jail due to security reasons.