NBA Player Delonte West Applies For Job at Home Depot
1 year ago
Says he's 'broke' and can't play overseas during the lockout
NBA Player and Boston Celtics guard Delonte West needs a new job. So he's going to Home Depot.
The 27-year old guard has made over $14 million during his seven year career in the NBA but according to his tweets, he's doing pretty bad.
"It's official.. Pride 2 the side.. just filled out a application at Home Depot.. Lockout ain't a game.." he tweeted.
West is currently on probation for a weapons charge from 2009 where he was caught riding down the highway on a motorcycle, Renegade/Desperado-style, with three loaded firearms, including a shotgun packed into a guitar case. West's record means he can't leave the country during the lockout.
"Can't even go get that over seas money," he also tweeted. "Judge said it's a no go on leaving the country..."
This isn't the first time he's tweeted about his money problems. A week prior he shared, "Broke down in the ATM line.. 25 cars behind me and I already reached my daily limit... I'm broke n my cars broke.. Where's my therapist???"
West, who admits to suffering from bipolar disorder, is known more in news and rumor headlines than he is box scores. Many attribute his former Cleveland Cavalier teammate LeBron James' erratic play during the 2010 NBA playoffs and him eventually "taking his talents to South Beach" to rumors of West engaging in an affair with James' mother. Last season he only played in 24 games and averaged 5.6 points.
Perhaps in addition to wearing the orange apron, West can do like some his other colleagues and return to Saint Joseph's University to finish his degree. Good luck guy.