Former NBA player Delonte West was never a star in the NBA, and yet he had a solid 8-season career in the league. Today, he’s mostly remembered as a guy, who allegedly slept with LeBron James’ mother, although West himself denied the rumor.
It looks like West’s downfall continues, as he was recently seen at the Jack In The Box parking lot in a hospital robe and without his shoes. according to Vibe.
TMZ reported that a photo of West in a robe, taken by an anonymous user, was spread across the internet. According to the TMZ report, the user approached West asking if he was in fact the, 32-year-old basketball player.
“I used to be, but I’m not about that life anymore,” he responded. After being asked what happened, West replied with a simple explanation: “life.”
The off-court life of Delonte West seems to be of more interest to people than his on-court accomplishments. Back in 2008 West was battling rumors of him having a bipolar disorder, along with rumors of him sleeping with LeBron James’ mother.
Vibe report said West recently tweeted “It’s official, Pride 2 the side. just filled out application at Home Depot. Lockout aint a game.” The tweet was deleted quickly after.
West played 8 seasons in the NBA, for Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged career high 12.2 ppg and 4.4 apg for Boston in 2006-07.
In his last season with Mavericks, West averaged 9.6 ppg and 3.2 apg in 24.1 mpg. He played a total of 432 NBA games thus far (258 started), averaging 9.7 ppg, 3.6 apg in 27.4 mpg.
During his time in the NBA, West reportedly made some $16 million. After his NBA career was over, West continued to play in China, hoping to come back to the NBA, however it never happened.
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