Delonte West Biography, Age, Family, Education

 In short Delonte West is a former American basketball player. 

  • He played in National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, and other teams. 
  • He also played basketball for the Chinese teams named Fujian Xunxing and Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association and the Texas Legend of NBA League team.
  •  Prior played college basketball for Saint Joseph's University.
    Delonte west a Basketball Player

Who is Delonte West?

Delonte West is a former American basketball player. His full name is Delonte Maurice West, and his hometown is Washington DC, US.
Let's a look at their short biography.

Short Biography of Delonte West

Delonte played his first game in 2004 for the Boston Celtics in NBA Draft 2004.

Short Biography of Delonte

Full Name Delonte Maurice West
Wife Name Caressa Suzzette Madden
BirthDate 26 July 1983
Age 37 Year
Birthplace Washington DC
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)
Weight 180 lb(82 kg)
Birth Sign Leo

Career Information

High School Eleanor Roosevelt(Greenbelt, Maryland)
College Saint Joseph(2001-2004)

Selected by Boston Celtics

Playing Career 2004-2015
Position Point Gaurd/Shooting Gaurd
Number 13,2

Career History

2004-2007 Boston Celtics
2007-2008 Seattle SuperSonics
2008-2010 Cleveland Cavaliers
2010-2011 Boston Celtics
2011-2012 Dallas Mavericks
2013 Texas Legend

Boston Celtics (2004-2007)

As Boston Celtics selected West for the NBA Draft 2004. He chose to leave St. Joseph's after his junior campaign. In his first season, west struggled with injuries, playing a total of 39 games.
He got averaged 4.5 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game. After making the transition to point guard, at the beginning of 2005-2006, he was named the starting point guard by the head coach.

Personal Life of Delonte West

Delonte described his childhood as "happy-poor" and he spent time in a Children's hospital. Delonte west said that he lived with various relatives. During his teen years, Delonte West states that he abused drugs and engaged in Self Harm.

West is multiracial with African Americans, and Piscataway Native American, and also a European American Heritage. later in 2008, Delonte West was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.

On September 17, 2009, the west was pulled over for a traffic violation while riding  a three-wheeled motorcycle named Can-Am-Spyder. During this stop, It was found that west had a 9mm Beretta pistol in his waistband, a .357 Magnum revolver named Ruger strapped to his leg, and a full-fledged Remington 870 shotgun in a guitar case.

Delonte West Relationship history

Videos of former NBA Talent Delonte West, after an alleged altercation has raised concern for West's mental health, West's fans and other athletes are rallying for support to get West, and this condition also begs the question that where is west's wife?
Delonte West with his wife and Son

Delonte West's Ex-girlfriend and Wife

West started his Basketball Creer with Boston Celtics in 2004. toward the end of the term, his personal life and mental health started struggles to unravel in the public eye.

During his Celtics days, West was in a relationship with Caryn Taylor. In 2007 west want to break up with Her.

Taylor tried to choke Delonte West. She also tried to slash went wrist with shards of glass, according to a police report, and Taylor was charged with domestic assault and battery at that time.

West Divorced his First Wife Kimberly Awad

Kimberly is natively from New Jersey. She was born on September #0, 1985. West dad Dmitri West Sr. said she and Delonte were college sweethearts at St. Joseph University. They have been together on and off over the past four years. 

West's dad also said 'She is a nice girl from an upscale family'. Both west and Kimberly eloped and Married in Nevada in 2009.

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After a pre-season Cavalier game, He was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2008. In 2009, Delonte West was arrested on a weapon charge.

His mental state was believed to have worsened amid the breakdown of his marriage to Kimberly. West and Awad reportedly separated for few weeks and after that finalizing their divorce in 2010.

According to Peoples, Kimberly is doing well for West.

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Delonte married Caressa Suzette Madden

When West was playing for the Mavericks in 2011-12, he met Caressa Suzette madden(born may 13,1988) at a mutual friend's home. She quickly moved Dallas to West's mansions.

West hopped to wait out his NBA unemployment but the financial condition of west continued to worsen such that when the winter comes, he couldn't afford additional heating for his house. West's girlfriend Madden was pregnant with her first child. To help her get through from the cold, West filled the house with multiple portable heaters and heated water on the stove to make a warm bath for the pregnant Caressa.

As time goes, West proposed pregnant girlfriend Caressa with a piece of string from a jump rope he found. And reportedly both married in 2013 and after that Madden gave her first child. According to reports, she and west have a second child too.

Facts About Delonte West

  • Delonte played his first NBA game in 2004 for the Boston Celtics.
  • Delonte was arrested on a weapons charge in 2009.
  • Delonte west first relationship was last for 1moths.
  • Delonte proposed to her second wife Caressa when she is pregnant.
  • In 2008, Delonte West was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder.

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