Delonte West is in trouble again. The guard has a ton of talent but his off the court issues seem to be taking over his life again. On Thursday, the Dallas Mavericks announced that they have suspended him again. This is the second time this preseason.
Mavericks announce they have suspended Delonte West indefinitely, again.
— Eye on Basketball (@EyeOnBasketball) October 25, 2012
I have no idea what could be causing these issues but I would not be shocked if the Mavs ended up cutting West. At this rate, it would save them a bunch of trouble. If he is causing problems in the locker room, there is no point in keeping him around. If he keeps having outbursts, it is going to have a negative effect on the team in the long run.
West has a ton of talent but he has never been able to put it all together. Controversy seems to follow him around everywhere he goes. It is sad to see because I think he could have been a very solid player on a championship team. However, it looks like those dreams are never going to be realized. He just seems to have issues sticking to a team format.
We will see how long this suspension lasts. The first suspension did not last that long, but I have the feeling this one might last a while. It is sad to see, but hopefully this can send a message to him and he can return to action this year.