HoopsHype Darrell Armstrong rumors
Rumor has it the team calls you the Big Mummy now. Because you’re so stiff, I guess. Who came up with that, if it’s true? Dirk Nowitzki: [Laughs] … I don't know, I think it was [Mavs assistant] Darrell Armstrong. He's one of the craziest guys ever in this league. But, honestly, that's not only this year. In the mornings, even the year we won it all, if you watch me in shootaround, I just look so stiff. First of all, I'm not a morning guy, so I run all stiff-legged in shootaround. But "Mummy" is a really good one. Grantland
The $40,000 bail that a Dallas Mavericks assistant coach posted can be used to clear up a Las Vegas casino debt that led to his arrest in Los Angeles County, a prosecutor said Thursday. Darrell Armstrong, 43, can direct that the money be used to satisfy $37,500 in casino markers, or IOUs, claimed by Harrah's Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, said Samuel Bateman, chief deputy Clark County district attorney in charge of the bad check unit. ESPN.com
Armstrong, 43, was arrested during a routine traffic stop. He said he could not comment about the situation, which involved an outstanding debt at a Las Vegas casino, reported by The Associated Press to be $37,500. He said he planned on releasing a statement soon. The situation has been resolved, according to the Mavericks. Dallas Morning News
Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Darrell Armstrong was arrested Tuesday near the team's hotel in Marina del Rey on an outstanding warrant for non-sufficient funds in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department confirmed Wednesday. Armstrong was wanted by the Clark County district attorney's office in connection with the case. A spokesperson for the Marina del Rey sheriff's department said Armstrong was released early Wednesday morning on $40,000 bail. ESPN.com
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