Photos of an unrecognisable Delonte West in early 2020 left basketball followers and previous and current gamers calling for the league to step in to assist the previous star.
The 2 movies shared to social media confirmed a shirtless West being overwhelmed up in the midst of the road earlier than being questioned by police.
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Over the weekend a brand new picture emerged on social media of West standing on the facet of a street in Texas, carrying a saggy jumper and sweatpants, holding an indication asking for cash.
The picture as soon as once more left followers heartbroken displaying the previous NBA star’s devastating fall from grace.
West, 37, performed within the NBA for eight seasons, representing the Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks. He earned upwards of $16 million in wage throughout his time within the league.
West was identified with bipolar dysfunction in 2008 and final performed in early 2015 in what was then referred to as the D-League.
Within the aftermath of the latest picture being shared throughout social media, West’s former coach Doc Rivers and former teammate Jameer Nelson reportedly tried to get West a lot wanted help.
On Monday nonetheless it was Dallas Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban who stepped up the efforts when he tracked down West at a service station in Texas.
Cuban had been trying to contact West for a number of days earlier than lastly getting in contact with the previous star agreeing to satisfy, in response to TMZ.
West, whose wellbeing has been a priority of his household and buddies for a number of years, is open to the thought of coming into rehab and the billionaire Cuban is providing to assist cowl the prices and took the previous star to a lodge, the report stated.
The Mavericks proprietor confirmed to the Washington Publish he had tracked down West and helped him out, however stated the remainder of the story was as much as West and his household to inform.
In 2016, after failing to resurrect his skilled profession, he was famously noticed wandering barefoot exterior a Jack In The Field restaurant in Houston carrying what gave the impression to be a hospital robe.
“I was however I’m not about that life anymore,” he reportedly stated when requested whether or not he was certainly West.
Three years later, a social media picture confirmed a person, showing to be West, homeless, setting off extra alarms inside the NBA group.
— with Mark Fischer, NY Publish