Delonte West is a professional American basketball player. His full name is Delton Maurice West. He played for different teams in NBA. Let’s find out more about how much is Delonte West’s net worth in 2018.
West was born in 1983 on 26th July in Washington DC(United States). He belongs to an African American family. He went to Eleanor Roosevelt High School (Greenbelt, Maryland). His fellow NBA player Eddie Baden also went there. He led the team to their first-ever tournament appearance. Then he went to St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. West along with James Nelson formed what called the best backcourt in the entire country. Joseph was made to the Elite Eight due to West’s effort. From America to China West played in many international and domestic levels.
After his junior campaign, he chose to leave St Joseph when he was selected by Boston Celtics. On July 2007 West joined Seattle Supersonics. The other two players who joined supersonics that year was Jeff Green and Wally Szczerbiak. He went to Cleveland Cavaliers the next year, and there he played 26 regular seasons with an average of 10.3 points. He played two solid years there.
In 2010 they traded him to Minnesota Timberwolves. In late 2010 he again went to Boston Celtics. For his weapon charges, he was suspended for the first 10 games. On December 11, 2011, he joined Dallas Mavericks and resigned on July 26, 2012. Texas Legends of NBA D-League took him in 2013, and he made a debut with 10 points against Santa Cruz Warriors. In October 2013 Fujian Xunxing gave him a 1-year contract. Though in March of 2015 he rejoined Texas Legends. His current status is an unrestricted free agent.
Awards & Achievements
He has not got any notable awards till date, the only award he got in 2004 by NCAA. But his talent is acknowledged by everyone.
Net worth of Delonte West
In the year of 2004, The Boston Celtics drafted him as the 24th pick in NBA draft. However, he could only play 39 games due to his injuries in the first season. Bye 2006-2007 he moved to the position of shooting the guard. In 2007 he was traded to Seattle Supersonics and next to Cleveland Cavalier, in late 2008 Delonte signed a contract of three years with the later worth $12.7 million.
In the peak of his career, he received $14 million as salary. But still, he was financial problems. He was living from Mavericks, and he had to sell some of his jewelries and several cars. In his divorce, he lost a large amount of fortune. Right now his estimated net worth is $100 thousand.
Delonte West’s personal life is controversial so far. He was married twice. In 2013 he married Carissa Suzette Madden. West has two children. Once he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, which caused him depression. In 2009 he was found with a revolver in the road, riding a motorbike. So, he had to appear in court. In 2016 a photo of him flooded the social media showing him as a homeless person, later though he denied it is saying that he was just helping the homeless man.