Every time a roster spot opens up on the Celtics, we get tweets and emails calling for the team to sign Keynon Martin, Allen Iverson and Delonte West.
While Delonte isn’t physically washed up like AI and K-Mart (accept it people – there’s a reason they’re not in the league), he remains a troubled soul. Case in point; he has yet to report to the D-League team that acquired his rights two weeks ago. His time in Dallas last season didn’t end smoothly:
West was waived after two suspensions for conduct detrimental to the team. He was involved in a pair of locker room incidents during the preseason, and was on his second straight one-year contract for the veteran minimum, which was $1.2 million this season.
The first suspension of West was lifted after just a day after a meeting with Nelson and Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle.
A week later, though, West said he received a text telling him not to come to practice a week before the start of the regular season and was waived a few days later. ...