If you are an NBA fan, you probably didn't miss hearing the name of former basketball player Delonte West - the star of Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Seattle SuperSonics, and Dallas Mavericks.
Recently, the former NBA point guard and shooting guard Delonte West (born Delonte Maurice West) has been making different headlines after his recent clip was released, where two men beat him up.
So, in order to know what's really happening, we gathered some information about Delonte's Net worth, from his top-notch career to his bankruptcy rumors.
Delonte West Played for Nine Basketball Clubs Throughout His Eight Years Long Career in the NBA
The former 'number 2' player of Sonic played for the club from 2007 to 2008. Then the star player joined Cleveland Cavaliers on September 12, 2008, signing a three-year contract for $12.7 million as per a source from The Cinemaholic until 2010. After the contract expired, he was traded to Minnesota Timberwolves in 2010 but didn't stay much.
A snippet of Delonte West NBA game from Dallas. SOURCE: USA TODAY
Subsequently, he signed a year contract with Boston Celtics on September 1, 2010, and then played for Dallas Mavericks from 2011 to 2012.
The 1.93m tall player also joined the National Basketball Association D-League for a short period in 2013, and subsequently, he played for China from 2013 to 2014 to Fujian Xunxing.
After a year, he signed a one-year deal with the Shanghai Sharks but was released by the team after four games.
Returned to D League
On March 12, 2015, Delonte West was recouped by the Texas Legends. His team lost the match against the Delaware 87ers, where he recorded 10 points and six rebounds.
Sadly, It was bye-bye to his basketball career as Legends waived him after suffering from an injury.
16 Million Net Worth Holder DelonteWest Salary
The 36 years old Delonte West played in the NBA from 2004 to 2012. He holds a career record point of over 4,000 and earned more than $16 million. As per reports from Hoopshype, a prominent sports site, here's the list of his salary.
There were also reports of Delonte being homeless; however, it's still unsure if he's completely broke and homeless or if it's because of his mental disease. Unfortunately, due to his drug addiction and other problems, his current net worth is down to a meager $1,000. You can only feel sad for him!
Former First Round Player Delontewas Found Being Assaulted in the Middle of the Street
Recently on January 21, 2020, the former NBA star getting beaten up footage was leaked.
The video shows a fight between two men in the middle of the street. It's sad to see such a top-notch player being beaten and in such a horrific condition. a
The clips break our hearts; the 38-year-old Delonte was later interviewed for the situation, where the former NBA star replied with raspy words. a
As reported by Daily Mail back in 2016, his brother shared his erratic behavior.
Delonte West is not crazy, he is not on drugs. As far as I know, my brother was suffering from bipolar disorder.I don't know what exactly is going on in his mind but I can tell you that he is safe and he's doing OK," Dmitri said. "My family are trying to get him the best professional help that's out there, the best that they can afford.
It's melancholy to see such an inspirational star in a devastating situation. We hope the father of one, Cash West and husband of Caressa Suzzette Madden, overcomes all his problems soon and pray for his recovery.
Delonte West, however, has been in the limelight even after his retirement. Just in October 2021, West was once again arrested after he banged on the door of a Florida police department. Not only that, but West also opened an alcohol container and insulted officers too. And West had to pay a hefty sum of money for bailing out.