Netease Sports reported on October 10:
The news that former NBA player Delonte West was wandering on the streets before has aroused great attention in the NBA industry. Now there is good news that he is now recovering well in specialized medical institutions.
Local time this Friday, the Lone Ranger boss
"Hello everyone, I want to introduce Dronte West to everyone. He still has a long way to go, but now he has taken a very good first step. I want to share his Situation, thank you for your support and love." Cuban wrote.
Before, West was found wandering on the streets of Dallas, begging with a sign. Later, Cuban contacted him, picked him up at a gas station, and arranged for him to enter a rehabilitation facility. Cuban stated that he will bear all subsequent treatment costs for West.
At present, people close to West revealed that he entered the first stage of recovery this week, which is to detoxify, completely expelling all drugs and alcohol from the body, and West is also cooperating with treatment.
West played for the Lone Ranger in the 2011-12 season. He was the 24th rookie in the 2004 NBA Draft. He played for 8 seasons, playing for the Sonics, Lone Ranger, Cavaliers and Celtics. He was suffering from mental illness before. Many people tried to help him contact the medical institution for treatment, but they were all rejected by West.