Jan 19, 2012, 12:31 AM EDT
Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Darrell Armstrong was arrested in Los Angeles Tuesday on an outstanding warrant related to a casino debt in Las Vegas, reports the Los Angeles Times.
The Mavericks were in town between taking on the Lakers and Clippers. Armstrong was pulled over for a traffic violation in Marina Del Rey and the warrant came up on the police computer. He was arrested then released Wednesday on $40,000 bail, according to the Times.
We do not yet have the details on the original charges out of Nevada.
Armstrong played 14 years in the NBA, most with the Orlando Magic but also with the Nets, Mavericks, Hornets and Pacers. He was the 1999 NBA Sixth man of the Year and Most Improved Player. After retiring in 2008 he became an assistant coach on the Mavericks staff.
- Thunder GM says team won’t amnesty Kendrick Perkins 12
- Western Conference Finals preview: Grizzlies vs. Spurs 2
- Pacers advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with Game 6 win over Knicks 45
- Roy Hibbert with the monster block on a dunk attempt from Carmelo Anthony (VIDEO) 29
- Nate Robinson unlikely to return to Bulls next season 21
- Knicks predictably drop Game 4 to Pacers, fall behind 3-1 (93)
- Kobe Bryant responds to Michael Jordan comparison from Phil Jackson (79)
- LeBron James shrugs off claims he’s a flopper (64)
- Seattle group releases statement; forced to wait, hope for expansion (63)
- Bradley Beal said he’d lose respect for a teammate who acted like Derrick Rose (63)
- Play Video: Grizzlies ready for 'running' Spurs
- Play Video: Durant won't 'compromise himself' like other stars
- Play Video: Knicks avoid elimination
- Play Video: Heat finish off Bulls, James 'has no energy left'
- Play Video: Health woes make Heat vulnerable
- Play Video: Good news for Sacramento, Kings stay