Found January 25, 2013 on
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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 Cavaliers and Seattle Supersonics during his eight-year career, hopes to earn another shot in the NBA via the D-League. However, that isn’t likely to happen with the Mavs, who dismissed West in large part due to concerns about the influence he could have on the team’s younger players.
via Tim MacMahon, ESPN Dallas
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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...
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...
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...
West filed paperwork to enter the D-League in an effort to make an NBA comeback.
Delonte West headed to the D-League and the Texas Legends with the hopes of getting buckets and impressing his way into a 10 day contract with the Mavs.
Mavs owner Mark Cuban shut that talk down quickly upon hearing it, telling ESPN Dallas, “not gonna happen.”
“That doesn’t mean we don’t like Delonte, care about him as a person, want to help him get back on track.”...
As the first team in the waiver wire, the Texas Legends could claim Delonte West.
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,”...
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