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Former NBA participant Delonte West instructed TMZ Sports he was doing OK regardless of panhandling within the streets.
“It’s what it’s,” West stated. “I received youngsters. I am in between jobs. Individuals may also help me as a lot as they will, however you understand, as a person, I gotta do what I gotta do for my infants.”
This comes after a video went viral of West asking for cash within the streets.
The 38-year-old tried out for the BIG3 this previous 12 months however did not make the reduce. He stated he had labored as a scout for the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics over the previous three seasons and was trying to get into teaching, however the former guard did not land a job.
West spent most of his eight-year NBA profession with the Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers, final showing in 2011-12 with the Mavericks. After his taking part in profession, photos surfaced of the previous participant asking for cash on the streets.
Mavericks governor Mark Cuban personally picked up West at a gasoline station and helped deliver him to a rehab facility in September 2020.
It appeared West was getting again on observe with an tried comeback to basketball, however it now seems he has confronted extra setbacks in his post-playing profession.