Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/19/12
Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Darrell Armstrong was arrested 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.

He was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped around 8 p.m. Tuesday night for a traffic violation. Once the deputy realized that Armstrong had a warrant for his arrest, he was booked.

Armstrong was released early Wednesday morning on $40,000 bail.

Dallas has been in Los Angeles since Sunday night. The Mavs played the Lakers on Monday and the Clippers on Wednesday. Armstrong was behind the bench for Wednesday night's contest despite the legal troubles.

The 43-year-old played 14 seasons in the NBA, spending most of his career with the Orlando Magic.He retired after the 2007-08 season and joined the Mavs as an assistant coach midway through the 2009-10 season.
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