Delonte West Shares Life Replace Since Caught Panhandling In Viral Video

In response to former NBA participant Delonte West, he’s doing OK regardless of the viral video of him panhandling on a freeway in Richmond, Virginia, TMZ Sports activities reported.

“It’s what it’s,” West stated. “I obtained youngsters. I’m in between jobs. Folks might help me as a lot as they’ll, however you recognize, as a person, I gotta do what I gotta do for my infants.”

Final week, a fan caught West on digital camera asking for a couple of {dollars} on a Richmond freeway. Since then, the video has been reposted throughout social media to unfold consciousness and present assist.

The hassle to offer for his youngsters comes after a number of rehab makes an attempt and publicly battling bipolar dysfunction, substance abuse points, and homelessness because the fall of 2020, BLACK ENTERPRISE beforehand reported.

West gave the impression to be on the up and up after Dallas Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban helped get him to a rehab facility in September 2020. Cuban additionally orchestrated the reunion between West and his mom.

This previous 12 months, the 38-year-old additionally tried to hitch the BIG3, a 3-on-3 professional basketball league based by rapper and actor Ice Dice. However the aspiring coach didn’t make the minimize. West stays grateful.

“I used to be excited to have the chance,” West stated, “I’ll be there subsequent season. I’ll be there rooting guys on.”

The previous guard added that he had the prospect to work as a scout for the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics over the previous three seasons. Nonetheless, his teaching aspirations didn’t come to fruition.

“I used to be really wanting ahead to being a head coach or assistant coach within the NBA this season, however like I stated, it’s a enterprise which have lots of people concerned and wanna keep concerned.”

“Prayerfully, fortunately, I’ll be up for dialogue this upcoming season.”

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