Found October 17, 2012 on Halestorm Sports:
PLAYERS: Delonte West
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
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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...

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Mavs End Delonte Suspension: 'Back On Track'

I asked coach Rick Carlisle this afternoon if Delonte West fully understood the coach's motivation in the Monday night suspension handed him by the team. Rick told me he did. I asked GM Donnie Nelson if the Tuesday meeting with Delonte went well enough to lift the suspension. Donnie tells me it did. End of suspension.

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