Delonte West (born July 26, 1983) is an American Former Professional Basketball Player from Washington, D.C. He used to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics.
In his successful career, West performed for various teams such as Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, and Dallas Mavericks. Furthermore, the former player also professionally played for the Chinese Basketball Association.
He used to represent teams like the Fujian Xunxing and Shanghai Sharks. Moreover, Delonte started his career after playing college basketball for Saint Joseph’s University. Later, the player began after Boston Celtics drafted him in their team in 2004.
The same year, he received an honor of Third-team All-American – NABC, SN. Delonte also bagged the title of First-team All-Atlantic 10 in the year of 2003 and 2004. As per a source, Delonte West’s estimated Net worth is $16 million US Dollars, as of 2020.
Controversy – Physically Assaulted
The 36-years-old former NBA star got involved in an alarming incident on January 21, 2020. A video on Twitter where West was in handcuffs went viral on the internet. It is also revealed from the clip that he was beaten up by someone on a road.
His college teammate named Jameer Nelson and Phil Martelli (former St. Joseph’s coach) made their concerns regarding the incident. In addition, Delonte earlier disclosed on the internet that someone approached him with a gun.
Later, Aaron Goodwin (West’s former agent) released a Twitter post and confirmed Delonte West was involved in the quarrel.
He even said that the former player needs medical attention and currently recovering from the physical assault attack. Earlier, West was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008.
Aaron told his followers that the former NBA star is having mental, emotional or physical setbacks in his life. He tried to talk to him over the past several months but he is suffering from mental illness.
Apparently Delonte West was seen getting beat up in the street this Morning. I went to school with him and it’s crazy to see just how his life has gone downhill since the NBA. pic.twitter.com/chm6Sbu9h6
— Measha⚡️ (@N90sKindOfWorld) January 20, 2020
|Real Full Birth Name||Delonte Maurice West.|
|Profession||Former Professional Basketball Player.|
|Famous for||playing for teams such as Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, and Dallas Mavericks.|
|Age (How old, as of 2019)||36 years.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||July 26, 1983.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Washington, D.C., The United States of America.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Leo.|
|House In||Boston, Massachusetts, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: --
|Debut||Selected by the Boston Celtics in 2004 / Round: 1 / Pick: 24th overall.|
|Position Point||guard / Shooting guard|
|Various Teams||1. Boston Celtics.
2. Seattle SuperSonics.
3. Cleveland Cavaliers.
4. Boston Celtics.
5. Dallas Mavericks.
6. Texas Legends.
7. Fujian Xunxing.
8. Shanghai Sharks.
9. Texas Legends.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 4".
Centimeters: 193 cm.
Meters: 1.93 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-32-36.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||12.|
|Parents||Father: Dmitri West.
Mother: Delphina Addison.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Not disclosed by him.|
|Wife||Caressa Suzzette Madden.|
|Children||two sons including Cash West.|
|School||Eleanor Roosevelt High School.|
|Alma Mater.||Saint Joseph's University.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Mark Wahlberg.
Actress: Scarlett Johansson.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Australia.|
|Love to do||Traveling and watching TV.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$16 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Delonte West
- The former basketball player was born to his parents in 1983 in Washington, D.C., USA (age 36 years old, as of 2019). Delonte West celebrates his birthday on the 26th of July and his zodiac sign is Leo.
- His real full birth name is Delonte Maurice West.
- The basketball player’s parents are Delphina Addison (mother) and Dmitri West (father).
- Furthermore, he completed his secondary school education from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland.
- During his school days, West dubbed Washington Post All-Met Basketball Player of the Year.
- Later, Delonte graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a Bachelors’ Degree.
- At that time, he named as the best backcourt in the country along with John R. Wooden and Jameer Nelson.
- How tall: Delonte West possesses a lean physique with a tall height of 1.93 m (6 feet 4 inches). His body muscular, and weight is around 180 pounds (82 kg).
- Later, he played professional basketball for Boston Celtics from 2004 to 2007. His next performance was with Seattle SuperSonics from 2007 to 2008.
- Relationship Status: In 2013, West tied the knot with his wife “Caressa Suzzette Madden” in a private ceremony.
- The couple first met each other in a mutual friend’s house. They share two children together including a son named Cash West.
- Delonte Maurice West’s spouse gave birth to their second boy (name not available) in 2014.