Delonte West is an American Professional Basketball Player. Currently, Delonte West is a free agent who has played for different teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Also, he plays the point guard and shooting guard position.
Table of Biography
Delonte was born on 26th July 1983, in Washington D.C. Currently, he is 37 years old. His birth name is Delonte Maurice West. He was born to his father, Dmitri West, and his mother, Delphina Addison. From his early age, he had a strong interest in Basketball.
Delonte is American by nationality and his star sign is Leo. He is multiracial with African American, Piscataway Native American, and European American heritage. West is a devoted Christian of Caucasian descent.
Delonte West studied at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland. In his high school, he played basketball teaming up with Eddie Basden, a future NBA player. Delonte West finished his college career at Saint Joseph’s University.
Since 2004, Delonte West has been playing basketball. He began playing basketball professionally after being selected by Boston Celtics in the 2004 NBA draft. In his college days, his average points were 18.9 points and 6.7 assists per game.
In 2007, he played for the team Celtics and on 28th June 2207, he traded to Seattle SuperSonics. In 2010, the Boston Celtics returned to the Boston Celtics. And on 12th December 2011, he signed to Dallas Mavericks. Besides that, Mavericks rejected him on October 29, 2012.
In 2013, Delonte played in the Chinese Basketball Association for the Fujian Xunxing and Shanghai Sharks and the Texas Legends of the NBA G League.
Delonte West was titled Washington Post All-Met Basketball Player of the Year by the reason of his averages of 20.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 3.1 steals per game.
Delonte West is one of the popular and well-known former basketball players. He is living a luxurious lifestyle and had a net worth of around $16 million, as of 2020. Delonte had made over $14 million throughout his NBA career. But he struggles deeply with drugs and other problems.
Delonte West was in a relationship with Caryn Taylor. They were in a live-in relationship. But in 2007, Delonte tried to break up with Caryn. After that, West began dating Kimberly Ashley Awad. But he divorced his first wife, Awad in 2010. In 2013, he married his wife Caressa Suzzette Madden. Delonte West has a son named Cash West. In 2006, West also had an encounter with Vanessa Lopez.
He highly engaged in drugs and faced many financial problems. Likewise, he was photographed homeless and a months earlier, he was seen walking around a restaurant parking without shoes. During his teenage, he abused drugs, engaged in self-harm, and spent time in Children’s hospitals.
Regarding rumors and controversies, Delonte West has many controversies when he is confirmed to be sleeping with LeBron’s Mom. Also, he suffered from drug addiction.
In February 2016, he got photographed in a public place in Houston, Texas with barefoot and wearing a hospital gown. A photo of him panhandling in Temple Hills, Maryland went viral in June of 2016. The photo sparked him as a homeless.
In January of 2020, his video gets of being beaten on a Washington, DC highway get surfaced. Later, he went to rehabilitation for treatment and provided him a hotel room to stay in. As of January 19, 2021, he has now a new job at a rehab facility in Florida and has reunited with his mother.
Body measurement and Social Media
Delonte West has a height of 6 feet 5 inches (195 cm) and weighs around 82kg (180 lbs). He has a pair of blue eyes and has brown hair. He has a body type measuring 44-32-36 inches.
Delonte West is active only on Twitter. He is inactive on other social media including Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. He has a Twitter account with the username @delontewest and has 3207 followers in his Twitter account.