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Topic - Joe Dupriest
Still, nostalgia for the team's original nickname remains, and a Monumental Sports & Entertainment official said the organization will continue to market throwback gear to tap that interest.
"There are certain instances in the last few years with certain players that I think are going to prevent that," Dupriest told SBD, apparently referring to the December 2009 incident in which Arenas and teammate Javaris Crittenton brandished handguns in the locker room after a dispute over a card game.
Joe Dupriest, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Monumental Sports & Entertainment, told SportsBusiness Daily the team will "probably not" return to being known as the Bullets.