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ESPN Dallas is reporting that the Mavericks have officially waived Delonte West. After suspending Delonte twice within a two week period for conduct detrimental to the team, they have officially waived him. The move will allow them to keep Eddy Curry on the roster as a fill in for Dirk until he recovers from knee surgery.
Sources said the Mavs were concerned that West was negatively influencing younger players on the roster. There was a belief that West, an eight-year veteran who was a valuable role player for the Mavs last season, could not handle the frustration of having to settle for another one-year, veteran-minimum contract.
I've always liked Delonte. He always did really well in Boston and is a tough player who goes all out on the court. He has had some problems due to bipolar disorder, but can definitely help a team if they are willing to work with him. There's no chance for a third stint with the Celtics at this point but I'd always welcome him back.
JC Online reports that the Rockets have waived former Celtic JaJuan Johnson. Johnson was the Celtics first round draft pick last year and was included in the trade for Courtney Lee. It's interesting to note that with the departure of Johnson, the Rockets no longer have any of the players they took in return in the sign and trade for Lee.
On Monday, the Houston Chronicle and spacecityscoop.com are reporting that the Rockets have waived the 6-foot-10 Johnson and his guaranteed contract of $1,089,240 for the 2012-2013 season.
After averaging six points in exhibition action, Johnson was waived less than 48 hours after the Rockets acquired NBA All-Star James Harden from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Like Delonte, I hope JaJuan finds a new home soon. Both could help a team if given a chance.
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IT WAS HIS 'RESAMAY'
Delonte West, who was waived by the Mavericks on Monday, took to Twitter to get his name out there for any NBA teams trolling social media looking for a player.
According to The Dallas News, the Dallas Mavericks have waived guard Delonte West. NBA teams were to submit their final rosters and for the Mavericks, Delonte West was not on that finalized list. With that said, Delonte West’s stint with the Mavs is officially over. West was actually suspended by the Mavs twice in the last couple of weeks. The team did not state why he...
Delonte West has had so much promise throughout his nine-year career, but his off-court issues continue to haunt him.
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NORWAY, Maine – The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have waived former Boston Celtics guard Delonte West from the team. West, who has had two stints with the Celtics during his eight-year career, had been suspended by the Mavericks twice during the month of October for conduct detrimental to the team. According to ESPN [...]
DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks are moving on without guard Delonte West, and their starting center for Tuesday night's season opener on the road against the Los Angeles Lakers will likely be someone who wasn't even on the roster a week ago.
The Mavericks waived West on Monday, the eve of a second straight season with a major roster makeover. West was part of the first...
Tweet After two preseason suspensions and a bit of drama, the Dallas Mavericks have officially waived guard Delonte West, per multiple sources. West was suspended for a second time during training camp Thursday October 25 and took to Twitter to express his feelings about the situation: The Mavs later claimed center Eddy Curry off of [...]
And just like that, the Delonte West era has come to an end in Dallas. The Mavericks waived West on Monday to make room for center Eddy Curry – marinate on that for a second. It’s said that the Mavs believed West would be a bad influence on the younger players in the locker [...]
The Dallas Mavericks have waived guard Delonte West after
suspending him twice in less than two weeks for conduct detrimental
to the team.
Does this remind anyone else of Terrell Owens?
On Monday, guard Delonte West was waived by the Dallas Mavericks after two suspensions in the course of two weeks for "conduct detrimental to the team." Like the former star wide receiver, and fellow malcontent, West has apparently taken to Twitter to sing his own praises.
In a series of tweets -- beginning...
The Dallas Mavericks waived guard Delonte West, who was suspended twice this month, to cut their roster down to the 15-player limit Monday.
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