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LOS AN­GE­LES (AP) — For­mer NBA star Den­nis Rodman was sen­tenced to three years’ pro­ba­tion af­ter plead­ing guilty to two mis­de­meanors stem­ming from a Jan­uary DUI ar­rest in California.

Rodman pleaded guilty Mon­day in Or­ange County to one count of driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol and one count of driv­ing with a blood-al­co­hol level above the le­gal limit of .08 per­cent.

The Los An­ge­les Times says the 56-year-old was or­dered to com­plete a nine-month al­co­hol pro­gram and pay $390 in fines.

Rodman was ar­rested Jan. 13 in New­port Beach af­ter be­ing pulled over for a traf­fic vi­o­la­tion. Po­lice said he failed field so­bri­ety and breath tests.

His at­tor­ney, Paul Meyer, said the sen­tence re­flects Rodman’s com­mit­ment to treat­ment. Meyer said the Hall of Famer has ac­cepted re­spon­si­bil­ity for his so­bri­ety.

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