Found December 27, 2011 on Star Telegram:
PLAYERS: Delonte West
TEAMS: Dallas Mavericks
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DALLAS -- One of the Dallas Mavericks' new players, guard Delonte West, can understand the fans' frustrations with the team's 0-2 start.
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