Sporting Digest: Basketball

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The Independent Online
Vladimir Kondrashin, the coach who led the Soviet Union to their first Olympic title in 1972, died of cancer on Thursday at the age of 70.

Dennis Rodman has been booked on suspicion of drunken driving. The five- time NBA championship winner, currently without a team after being cut by the LA Lakers, failed a field sobriety test conducted by a special driving-under-the-influence team. Rodman, who has been arrested three times in the past four months, posted a $2,500 (pounds 1,603) bond and was released.

NBA: Boston 98 Atlanta 81; Orlando 103 Cleveland 97; New York 91 Toronto 90; Miami 74 Utah 72; Minnesota 106 Chicago 86; LA Clippers 103 Golden State 99.