The miracle of the ‘cursed’ Delonte West: from asking in the streets to tracing the game of his life

The miracle of the ‘cursed’ Delonte West: from asking in the streets to tracing the game of his life

NBA The former player has found work in the rehabilitation center where he was admitted

Delonte West He continues to go back in the game of his life. The former player has found work in a drug rehab center in Florida called Rebound, which he attended after Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will help him try to get his life back.

Former point guard for the Celtics, Sonics, Cavaliers and Mavericks I went down to hell after having known the glory of the NBA. THe was only 29 years old when he left basketball in the 2011-12 season. and from then on it was all downhill. The bipolar disorder that was already affecting him when he played it made him hit rock bottom.

In January 2020, it went viral in a video in which he was seen outside and handcuffed after receiving a beating on a highway. In September, more bleak news: an image in which he is seen begging. A l, that he had won $ 16 million in the NBA.

Mark Cuban picked him up at a gas station and helped him reconcile with his mother. Then she took him to a rehabilitation center. There he was seen riding a horse, canoeing and also playing basketball. That now I have a job is another great news for those try to regain control of your life.

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Travis M. Andrews
Travis M. Andrews is a features writer for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2016 as a reporter for Morning Mix. He was previously a travel and culture editor for Southern Living magazine, a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and the Week, and a contributing editor for the Syfy blog Dvice. He also has freelanced for magazines, including Esquire, GQ and Time. He is the author of the coming book "Because He's Jeff Goldblum," a semi-rumination and semi-ridiculous look at the career of the enigmatic actor and an exploration of the shifting nature of fame in the 21st century, to be published in November by Plume.