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Darrell Armstrong
Darrell Armstrong
Position: None
Born: 06/22/68
Height: 6-1 / 1.85
Weight:179 lbs. / 81.6 kg.
Diop: He wanted us to be more focused. I mean, there were some rumors that guys were going out. I know I didn’t go out. I went out to dinner, but that’s it. There were some rumors that guys were going out, but I don’t know nobody that went out the night before a game. Armstrong: I heard the same thing. Guys are gonna do what they do. I don’t care who you are. When I played, I was a big person who liked to go out. I didn’t like to go to too many clubs. I’m not a club type. I can go to a bar, but in that Finals, I never went out. I went out with Stackhouse and his wife and my ex-wife. We went to dinner, but that was it.
Terry: My roommate was Erick Dampier, and Dirk’s roommate was Darrell Armstrong. You can ask Dirk to this day — that didn’t work because Darrell doesn’t sleep, and he couldn’t get no rest. Those guys stayed up and watched TV all night. I don’t know if that quite worked out. And mine was Damp, and Damp doesn’t talk. So, here we were, trying to figure out how we were going to win Game 4 and we were in the room with guys who wouldn’t rest or wouldn’t hang out.
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It was late 1999, the start of Rivers’ first season as coach of the Orlando Magic, and he saw a situation in the locker room that he felt needed addressing. As his players took part in the pre-game prayer that was part of their routine — with veteran point guard Darrell Armstrong handling the message like always, future New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams serving as unofficial co-messenger and the entire team standing in a circle — he noticed something he didn’t like. “I looked up in one of the prayers, and Tariq (Abdul-Wahad) had his arms folded, and you could see that he was really uncomfortable with it,” Rivers, whose team hosts the Golden State Warriors tonight in Game 7 of the first round of the playoffs, told USA TODAY Sports recently. “So the next game, we were standing up in a circle, and I said, ‘Hey guys, we’re no longer praying,’ and I remember Darrell and Monty looking at me, like ‘What’s going on?'”