Even as a player on the 2005-2006 NBA Finals Dallas Mavericks squad Darrell Armstrong was already taking the coaching posture on the sideline.

He discussed it with the media today after his first practice with the team:

"I am glad to be back and hopefully starting a long coaching career. Even when I played here I was almost like an assistant coach. Avery (Johnson) used me a lot. He always told me that he didn't mind me talking to the guys in the huddle because I was trying to tell them the truth. If we needed to pick it up on defense or if we needed an extra pass that is something I always said. I am just happy to be here and looking forward to the challenge and the opportunity ahead of me."

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Comment by Kellie on February 4, 2009 at 6:31pm
Comment by Mavsfan81 on January 28, 2009 at 11:20pm
Love the D.A. !!! Glad to have him back in the Big D...It will be awesome for him to work with and develop the younger guys on the team!!
Comment by James Davis on January 28, 2009 at 5:10am
welcome back D.A.!
Comment by Damian on January 28, 2009 at 1:04am
Look at Marquis in the pic, solid player...what happened to him? Ohhh right we traded him straight for Austin Croshere...what a shame
Comment by Stevallica on January 28, 2009 at 12:31am
Heard the news today...glad to have D.A. back!
Comment by Eddyin on January 28, 2009 at 12:21am
D.A. please save us!
Comment by Dorathy on January 28, 2009 at 12:10am
Welcome back D.A.!

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