Found January 24, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
Former Dallas Mavericks guard Delonte West, out of the NBA since his release in November, has entered the D-League’s player pool, according to sources close to the situation.
Sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday that the Memphis Grizzlies are still weighing whether to sign West to a 10-day contract this week.
But if the Grizzlies pass, West would be eligible to join the team at the front of the D-League waiver line, which sources say is the Donnie Nelson-owned Texas Legends, Frisco-based affiliate of the Mavericks.
Sources say that West hopes to play his way back into the league just like Mike James did earlier this month.
via Marc Stein / ESPN
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Delonte West has signed with the Mavericks organization, only it's with their D-League team, and he's not expected to be called up.
The speculation that the Memphis Grizzlies were considering signing Delonte West did not hold much weight, but his next destination appears fairly concrete and is even outside of the NBA. No, there are not any overseas plans for West in the works but the veteran guard could have a D-League future ahead of him if ESPN.com reports hold true. According to Marc Stein, West has filed...
Guard Delonte West, who was released by the Dallas Mavericks three months ago after being suspended twice, joined the Texas Legends of the NBA Developmental League on Friday, the Legends announced on their website. West can sign with any NBA team while playing for the Legends, but he could have signed with any NBA team after becoming a free agent when the Mavs released him. ...
Former Mavericks guard Delonte West is desperate to get back into the NBA, and even though he has a possible 10 day contract with Grizzlies pending, ESPN Dallas is reporting that West has entered his name into the D-League pool.
The specifics are if the Grizzlies don’t sign West, he could jump right to the front of the list in the pool, which would allow him to play for Texas Legends...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Guard Delonte West has been acquired by the Texas Legends, setting him up in the NBA Development League three months after he left the Dallas Mavericks following a pair of suspensions.
West was waived on October after two suspensions in as many weeks for conduct detrimental to the Mavericks. West, an eighth-year pro who has bipolar disorder, was involved in...
Delonte West is officially a D-Leaguer. The Texas Legends announced the acquisition of the colorful former Mavericks guard Friday. West made himself eligible for the D-League player pool this week, and Donnie Nelson’s Legends were at the front of the waiver line. West is expected to join the Legends within a few days.
West, who has also played for the Boston Celtics, Cleveland...
West filed paperwork to enter the D-League in an effort to make an NBA comeback.
Delonte West’s stint with the D-League’s Texas Legends will not lead to his return to the Mavericks.
“Not gonna happen,” Mark Cuban said, cutting off any speculation that the Mavs might welcome back West. “That doesn’t mean we don’t like Delonte, care about him as a person, want to help him get back on track…..It’s not worth talking about at this point in time,”...
As the first team in the waiver wire, the Texas Legends could claim Delonte West.
As you’ve probably heard by now, the Memphis Grizzlies and Cleveland Cavaliers completed the first significant deal of the ’12/13 NBA trade season earlier today. In a move made primarily to save the Grizzlies approximately $6 million in salary (which they needed to do to get under the cap), backup center Marreese Speights, three-point specialist Wayne Ellington, and second...
According to SB Nation, the Memphis Grizzlies are looking to solidify their bench after trading Marreese Speights and Wayne Ellington. The Grizzlies are looking to sign guard Delonte West, forward Bill Walker and Sasha “The Machine” Vujacic. Delonte West has been a journeyman and still has the abilities to handle [...]
The Memphis Grizzlies wills sign ex-Knick Bill Walker, journeyman Delonte West and Sasha Vujacic, according to Memphis sports talker Chris Vernon.
This helps fill out the roster after moving Marreese Speights, Josh Selby and Wayne Ellington. I'd still move these three if it means keeping Rudy Gay and Zach Randolph.
West can still play when he's not being the "Road...
The Grizzlies will sign Bill Walker, Delonte West and Sasha Vujacic following their cap clearing trade on Tuesday.