Delonte West

Delonte West ( born July 26, 1983 in Washington, DC ) is an American professional basketball player. He is 1.91 m tall and usually plays the position of point guards.

High School and College

Delonte West played at the Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland, where he scored a points - section of 22 points. He then played at Saint Joseph 's University. There, he scored 18.9 points and 6.7 assists on average and hit 41% of his throws from the 3 -point line. He contributed along with Jameer Nelson essential to collect the St. Joseph's Hawks to the quarter finals ( Elite Eight ) of the NCAA tournament. The season they finished with a record of 30:2 victories.


Boston Celtics (2004-2007)

West was drafted in the 24th place of the Boston Celtics in 2004. However, due to injuries, he could deny only 39 games in his first season and achieved so on average only 4.5 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.6 assists. In the next season, but he was already called into the starting five for the Boston Celtics. This season he scored 11.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game and was even elected in 2006 to the Sophomore team in the Rookie Challenge.

Cleveland Cavaliers (2008-2010)

After a short time with the Seattle SuperSonics, he was transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers. There, he scored in 26 games 10.3 points, 4.5 assists, 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 steals. In 2008 he signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers a three -year contract for $ 12.7 million. In the 2008 /09 season he was used by his team as a shooting guard. After the 2009/10 season, West was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves, who released him a short time later.

Boston Celtics (2010-2011)

On September 1, 2010 West signed a one year contract with the Boston Celtics. The Celtics, however, he could not achieve their goals and the team retired in the second round of the play offs from.

Dallas Mavericks (2011-2012)

West signed a new contract in Boston, but moved to the reigning champions, the Dallas Mavericks, where he signed a one year contract. In a game against the Portland Trail Blazers, he moved to an open fracture of the right ring finger and fell to the end of March. On March 29 against the Miami Heat, he was reinstated. At the end of the season signed West after Dallas could commit no further Star, a new contract. Even before the start of the season 2012/2013 West was suspended twice within 10 days and eventually released on 29 October.

Texas Legends ( Since 2013)

In January 2013, West signed a contract with the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League in to there recommend for a new contract in the NBA.