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Delonte West Biography, Age, Wife, Son, Net Worth and Stats

Delonte West born Delonte Maurice West, is an American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Dallas Mavericks. He was born on July 26, 1983.

Delonte West Biography

Delonte West born Delonte Maurice West, is an American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Dallas Mavericks. He was born on July 26, 1983.

He attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland. At Eleanor Roosevelt High School, he excelled at basketball, teaming with fellow NBA player Eddie Basden. He led the Raiders to their first tournament appearance. They made it to the Maryland 4A championship, where Delonte had 22 points and 8 rebounds, but the Raiders lost 70–58. He was named Washington Post All Met Basketball Player of the Year due to his averages of 20.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 3.1 steals per game.

West then enrolled to Saint Joseph’s University. At Saint Joseph’s University he formed what was widely regarded as the best backcourt in the country along with Wooden and Naismith Award winner Jameer Nelson. West averaged 18.9 points and 6.7 assists per game, shooting 41% from three-point range, as a junior. His efforts helped the Hawks to go 27–0 in the regular season, and earn an Elite Eight appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Saint Joseph’s finished the season at 30–2.

West chose to leave St. Joe’s after his junior campaign and was selected by the Boston Celtics as the 24th pick in the 2004 NBA draft. On June 28, 2007 during the 2007 NBA Draft, the Celtics traded Delonte West to the Seattle SuperSonics, along with Jeff Green (their 5th overall pick) and Wally Szczerbiak in exchange for Ray Allen and Sonics’ 35th overall pick Glen Davis. On February 21, 2008, West was part of a three-team trade that sent him, Ben Wallace, Joe Smith and Wally Szczerbiak to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He was reunited with his Saint Joseph’s teammate Dwayne Jones.

After LeBron James left the Cavaliers to sign with the Miami Heat, the Cavaliers traded West, along with Sebastian Telfair, to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Ramon Sessions, Ryan Hollins, and a future draft pick. Minnesota waived West shortly after acquiring him. On September 1, 2010, the Boston Celtics signed West to a one-year contract to back up Rajon Rondo as a point guard. He was suspended for the first ten games of the 2010–11 season following a guilty plea to weapons charges in Maryland. For his 2010–11 season, West finished with 5.6 points per game, 0.8 steals per game, and 2.7 assists per game. He also shot .867 from the free throw line.

West signed with the Dallas Mavericks on December 13, 2011. During the 2011–12 season, he averaged 9.6 points per game. He re-signed with the Mavericks on July 26, 2012.On October 29, 2012, West was waived by the Mavericks. On January 25, 2013, West was acquired by the Texas Legends of the NBA D-League. In October 2013, West signed a one-year deal with Fujian Xunxing of China. In July 2014, West joined the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2014 NBA Summer League. In September 2014, West signed a one-year deal with the Shanghai Sharks, returning to China for a second stint. he was released by the team on November 18 after just four games despite an impressive 29-point debut game in the season opener on November 1.

On January 12, 2015, West signed with Guaros de Lara of the Venezuelan Liga Profesional de Baloncesto but left the team before playing in a game for them. On March 12, 2015, West was reacquired by the Texas Legends.

Delonte West Age

He was born on July 26, 1983.

Delonte West Wife – Delonte West Son

He got married to Caressa Suzzette Madden. He had a son that he named Cash West.

Delonte West Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $150 thousand. Spiraling debts have left West more than $150,000 in the red and facing foreclosure on one of his two Maryland homes.