Found October 19, 2012 on Jb Smooth's Spot:
If you didn’t know, Delonte West suffers from Bi Polar Disorder, and if you’ve followed his career at all, you’ll notice that he’s has a flare up every once in a while. Well Delonte was suspened after Tuesdays game for conduct detrimental to the team. However, the suspension only lasted a day after he met with coach Rick Carlisle and General Manager and apparently cleared their issues. Carlisle did acknowledge that you have to understand where Delontes’ point of view comes from. “Most players in this league run on gas,Delonte runs on diesel. And so you’ve got to listen to him, and you’ve got to understand him. He’s a little different.” Hopefully Delonte doesn’t have any more issues, it looks like he really fits in well in Dallas, would hate to see him lose it because of a medical condition.   Delonte West and the Dallas Mavericks quickly resolved Monday’s outburst in the locker room following a meeting with Rick Carlisle and Donnie Nelson. “Most players ...

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