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Delonte West Net worth, What is the income of NBA player?

Delonte West

The story of Delonte West is a tragic one, once a decorated NBA basketball player, you will not believe what his current net worth is!

The former basketball player has played for top-notch NBA clubs such as the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Seattle Supersonics. He has also played professionally in the Chinese Basketball Association with clubs Fujian Xunxing and Shanghai Sharks and has also played for the Texas Legends.

Overview

West was born on July 26, 1983, in Washington D.C, and is currently aged 37. He is a professional point guard in basketball and his height is 6’3”.  Delonte West is the son of Alpina Addison and Dimitri West and is married to Caressa Suzzette Madden. He is the father of Cash West. During his time with the Celtics, his salary was approximately $13 million.

How was his earlier life and what are the struggles, that West made for his career?

West Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, Maryland. Together with friend and future NBA player Eddie Basden, he led his team to their first state tournament appearance. His high average scores made him a delight to watch.

West completed college at Saint Joseph’s University, during which time he was regarded as the best backcourt in history. 

How did he do for this career?

To frame his career, West left college after he was selected by the Boston Celtics in the 2004 NBA draft. After suffering from multiple injuries at the beginning, West was named as the main team’s point guard for the 2005-06 season by the team’s then-head coach Doc Rivers. 

After a decorated career in Boston, the Celtics traded him off to the Seattle Supersonics in 2007.

In 2008 he was transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers, with whom he played and started in 26 professional games. He achieved a career-high against Miami Heat on March 2, 2009, with eight steals.

West returned to the Celtics for a year but was suspended for 10 games due to his plea of guilty to weapons charges in Maryland. He ended his career in China, playing for the Chinese Basketball League(CBA).

Net Worth 

Although having a star-studded career in basketball and at one point having a salary of $13 million, West is probably one of the worst examples of a professional sportsperson whose life went downhill. After struggling with drug problems and getting into constant scuffles with the law, the ex-NBA player’s current net worth is estimated to be a mere $1 thousand! The player is currently rumored to be homeless!

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