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Delonte West biography

Date of birth : 1983-07-26
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Washington, D.C.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-15
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the Boston Celtics, NBA Draft

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Delonte West is an American professional basketball player currently with the Boston Celtics for the second time in his career.

Career history:

2004–2007 Boston Celtics
2007–2008 Seattle SuperSonics
2008–2010 Cleveland Cavaliers
2010–present Boston Celtics

CAREER:

2009-10:
Played in 60 games (three starts) averaging 8.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists in 25.0 minutes per game...Set a season-high with three blocks against Washington on Nov. 18...From Feb. 26 – Mar. 12, averaged 17.0 points on 38-of-73 (.521 shooting), 4.5 assists and 1.0 steal in 29.2 minutes per game...Scored a season-high 27 points on 11-of-18 shooting at Milwaukee on Mar. 6...Tied his career-high with 12 assists versus Indiana on April 9...Scored 10 or more points in 21 games including three games of 20-plus points...Led or tied the team in point twice, in assists three times, in steals and blocks on 11 occasions...Placed on Inactive List and missed nine games from Jan. 23 – Feb. 9 due to a fractured left ring finger; placed on the Inactive List and missed one game on Mar. 3 due to personal reasons; Placed on the Inactive List and missed one game due to left knee; placed on the Inactive List and missed two games with low back spasms...Was a DNP-CD on Nov. 20 at Indiana and on Nov. 25 at Detroit and was placed on the Inactive List from Oct. 27 – Nov. 14, on Dec. 14 and from Jan. 23-27...PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all 11 games for the Cavs averaging 6.7 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 24.5 minutes per game.

2008-09 :
Played in 64 games (all starts) and averaged 11.7 points on .457 shooting, 3.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 33.6 minutes per game...shot a career-best .399 from three-point range (career-high 91-228) and averaged a career high in steals (1.47; 94 total)...ranked sixth in steals-to-turnovers ratio (1.02; one of just six players above 1.0) and 26th in assists-to-turnovers ratio (2.47)...dished out a season-high 10 assists and added eight points and five rebounds on Nov. 26 versus Oklahoma City...scored in double figures in 10 consecutive games from Dec. 12, 2008 through Jan. 2, 2009, averaging 16.1 points, 4.1 assists and 2.2 steals over that span...scored a season-high 25 points on 8-11 shooting (.727), including making a career-high tying five three-pointers, versus Detroit on Feb. 22...totaled 17 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals at San Antonio on Feb. 27...had a career-high eight steals versus Milwaukee on March 4; was one of just four players to have a game with eight or more steals this season and the first Cavalier since Andre Miller in 2001...tallied 20 points, six rebounds, four assists and three steals at Indiana on April 13...scored 10 or more points on 40 occasions (34-6) and 20 or more six times (5-1); finished with five or more assists on 20 occasions (17-3) and had two or more steals on 28 occasions (26-2)...led or tied for the team lead in scoring and rebounding once each, in assists on 10 occassions, in steals 21 times and in blocks on three occasions...missed 16 games from Jan. 16 – Feb. 20 due to a non-displaced right wrist fracture, one game on Feb. 24 due to wrist soreness and one game on March 13 due to left low back contusion; placed on the Inactive List each game.

COLLEGE :

Played three seasons at St. Joseph’s and averaged 5.1 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 89 games...as a junior, named First Team All-America by Basketball Times and Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press...named First Team All-Atlantic 10... helped lead St. Joe’s to a 30-2 record, including a perfect 27-0 record during the regular season...St. Joseph’s was ranked No. 1 in the national rankings and earned the school’s first-ever No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament...scored a career-high 33 points at Xavier, going 12-12 from the field, including 3-3 from three-point range and 6-6 from the line...named Atlantic 10 Player of the Week four times...set a school record with 37 consecutive free throws made...as a sophomore, named First Team All-Atlantic 10 and conference’s Most Improved Player.

PERSONAL:

Son of Delphina Addison
Enjoys drawing and painting in his spare time
If not a professional basketball player, would like to be an artist
Favorite basketball memory is leading St. Joseph’s to a perfect 27-0 season as a junior in 2003-04
His Delonte West Foundation strives to make an impact in the lives of children through education, health and the arts


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