Delonte West is a retired basketball player who played both in the NBA and Chinese leagues. In 2004, he was named to the NABC, SN third-team All-American team. In 2003 and 2004, he became the first-team All-Atlantic 10 twice. Though he earned lots of money in his NBA career, he could not hold onto his money. So what is Delonte West’s career earning? In this article, his life events and biography are given below, including his net worth.
Delonte West Net Worth and Salary
The net worth of this retired American basketball player is $6 million. During his NBA career, he earned $16 million in total. His average annual salary was $1.50–$2 million. His successful career and basketball contracts favored him as a millionaire.
Height & Age
Delonte West is tall, up to 6 ft.4 inches, and his weight is 82 kg. His playing positions in the field of basketball were “point guard” and “shooting guard.” He typically wore the number 13 jersey. He is now 39 years old.
We lost our aggressiveness. We came out and thought they were going to roll over and die.
Delonte West was born on July 26, 1983, in Washington, D.C., Dmitri West, Delphina Addison. His full name is Delonte Maurice West.
Delonte Maurice West
|Total Earnings From NBA:||$16 million US Dollars|
|Mother Name:||Delphina Addison|
|Father Name:||Dmitri West|
|Birth Date:||July 26, 1983|
|Place Of Birth:||Washington, D.C., USA|
|School Education:||Eleanor Roosevelt High School|
|College Education:||Saint Joseph’s University|
|NBA Debut Year:||2004-Boston Celtics|
|Position:||Guard and Shooting Guard|
|Wife:||Caressa Suzzette Madden|
|Height:||6 feet 4 inches|
|Current Age:||39 Years Old|
Delonte West has been connected to basketball since childhood. But he began to show off his impressive performance in high school. He was a student at Eleanor Roosevelt High School (ERHS) in Greenbelt, Maryland. West led his high school team to its first state tournament appearance. He became the Washington Post All-Met Basketball Player of the Year for his averages of 20.2 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists, and 3.1 steals per game.
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Where did Delonte West go to college?
He was also successful in his college career. His college career began at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia and Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. He played for the Saint Joseph’s Hawks men’s basketball team from 2001 to 2004. In his junior season, he averaged 18.9 points and 6.7 assists per game.
I’d like to see the tape on that. I thought I was there. I forced him to take a tough one. That’s what good shooters do.
Drafted Basketball Teams
Delonte West began to play professional basketball in 2004 and ended his career in 2015. In his eight years journey, he played for-
- Boston Celtics
- Seattle SuperSonics
- Cleveland Cavaliers
- Dallas Mavericks
- Texas Legends
- Fujian Xunxing
- Shanghai Sharks
- Texas Legends.
He was first drafted in the 2004 NBA draft. In the first round, the Boston Celtics selected him 24th overall. Kendrick Perkins was also on this team. Delonte spent time with this team till 2007. Next season, he played for the Seattle Supersonics. From 2008 to 2010, he was part of the Cleveland Cavaliers. In 2010, he returned to his old team, the Celtics, and played two seasons. In the 2011 and 2012 seasons, he was part of the Dallas Mavericks. Next year, he partially spent time with the Texas Legends. In 2013-2014, he became a member of Fujian Xunxing. Next season, he was with the Shanghai Sharks. In 2015, he returned to the Legends and played in his last season.
My job is to play basketball. As far as bringing other guys in, that’s up to the guys upstairs. I understand that the biggest thing for everyone is to improve this team for next year.
In his entire NBA career, he played a total of 432 games. He scored a total of 4198 points (9.7 ppg), 1265 rebounds (2.9 RPG), and 1540 assists (3.6 APG).
Wife and Sons
West first married his university friend, Kimberly Wad, in 2009. But it ended in 2010. In 2013, he sat for the marriage of Caressa Suzzette Madden for the second time. She is 34 years old. They first met at a friend’s party. They have two sons. One of his sons is Cash West.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.