Delonte West is a popular professional basketball player from America who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He has played for several teams including Seattle SuperSonics, Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics and others. West also played for the teams of the Shanghai Sharks and Fujian Xunxing in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Delonte West in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Delonte West was born in Washington, D.C. on July 26, 1983, to an African American family. Since childhood, he was interested in basketball and wanted to become a professional basketball player.
He attended the Eleanor Roosevelt High School which is situated in Greenbelt, Maryland. The famous NBA player Eddie Basden was his schoolmate. While he was in school, he was awarded the “Player of the Year Award”. Then West went to the Saint Joseph’s University where he was considered as the best backcourt. He helped his college team to be included in the top eight of the NCAA Tournament.
Delonte West married his wife Caressa Suzzette Madden in the year 2013. Together they are the parents of a son whose name is Cash West.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Delonte West started his professional basketball career when he was drafted by the Boston Celtics in the year 2004. He played a total of 39 games in the first season.
In 2007, Weste was transferred to the Seattle SuperSonics along with Wally Szczerbiak and Jeff Green. From 2008 to 2010, he played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in their 26 season games.
At the beginning of the season, West played at the shooting guard position, but later he was shifted to the backup point guard for the rest of the season.
In 2009 he made his career-best eight steals in a match against the Miami Heat.
In 2010, West was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves but later acquired back by the Cleveland Cavaliers. He finished the season with 2.7 assists per game and 5.6 points per game. He was suspended for ten matches due to the possession of weapons in Maryland.
In 2013, the Chinese basketball team Fujian Xunxing signed him for a one-year contract.
West also played for the Shanghai Sharks for more than a year. In 2015, he was acquired by the team of Texas Legends. West was included in the team of “Third-team All-American” by the NABC.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Delonte West has an estimated net worth of more than $300 thousand. This huge wealth is the result of his illustrious career as a basketball player. West has played in several basketball tournaments in the world including the National Basketball Association (NBA), Chinese Basketball Association, and the NBA G League. In 2008, Cleveland Cavaliers signed him for a three-year deal for $12.7 million. Throughout his career, he has played for several teams including Boston Celtics, Texas Legends, Shanghai Sharks and many more.
Delonte West is one of the most renowned and respected basketball players in the world. In 2010 he was arrested for carrying a pistol and a shotgun in his car. He was sentenced to 40 hours of community service for the same.