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Darrell Wilbert Allums, Jr. (born September 12, 1958) is an American retired basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) during the 1980–81 season with the Dallas Mavericks.

Basketball

Allums attended Lynwood High School, where his 18 points and 18 rebounds per game helped lead his team to the Southern Section 3A championship.
A 6'9" forward playing on scholarship for the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, Allums played for three different coaches and ended his collegiate career by playing four minutes in UCLA's loss to the University of Louisville in the finals of the 1980 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.
Allums was selected with the 11th pick in the fifth round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks and played one season (1980-81) for them, averaging 2.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.1 assist per game.

Later life

In 1989, Allums was sentenced to nine years in prison for robbing Domino's Pizza deliverymen on 14 separate occasions (he was convicted of eight counts with the other six charges dropped).Rainey, James. "Rise, Fall of Darrell Allums : Ex-Basketball Player Will Be Sentenced in Pizza Robberies", Los Angeles Times, April 3, 1989. Accessed December 25, 2013. During the trial the judge was sympathetic after it was brought out that Allums was fighting a cocaine habit.Rainey, James. http://articles.latimes.com/1989-06-17/local/me-1578_1_eight-domino-s-pizza-deliverymen-darrell-allums-state-prison "Former UCLA Basketball Player Hears Praise, Then 9-Year Prison Sentence", Los Angeles Times, June 17, 1989. Accessed December 25, 2013. "Tributes aside, Judge William R. Hollingsworth sentenced Allums to nine years in state prison for robbing eight Domino's Pizza deliverymen. He faces two additional years in prison if he is convicted of possession of cocaine when he returns to court for a separate trial June 22."

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