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NBA / Sep 1, 2010 / 10:00 am

NBA Rumor: Delonte West Back To Boston

This may seem like nothing, but it could mean everything. According to a brief report in the Boston Herald, Delonte West was apartment hunting in Waltham, Mass., this week. And for those of you that don’t know, Waltham is where the Celtics’ practice facility is located. Despite the depth at the guard position with Nate Robinson, Marquis Daniels, Von Wafer and rookie Avery Bradley behind Rajon Rondo and Ray Allen – as well as Oliver Lafayette and Tony Gaffney who were on the playoff roster last season – there have been murmurs about West’s return ever since he was waived by the Timberwolves.

On August 20th, West was suspended by the NBA without pay for ten games for pleading guilty to carrying a concealed weapon and wearing, carrying, and transporting a handgun, in violation of the law of the State of Maryland. If he was to sign with Boston, his suspension would begin with the first game of the NBA regular season for which he is eligible and physically able to play.

What do you think? Should the Celtics take a chance on West?

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  • http://www.TheProductBand.com Kermit The Washington

    Hide your girlfriends, hide your fiancees, AND HIDE YOUR MOM ’cause he hookin’ up with EVERYBODY out there

  • Roc1980

    Why not?!? Of all of the supposed depth at guard, he’s a better defender than Nate, a better offensive player than Daniels, he brings more ‘on court’ consistency than Wafer… Bradley is a rookie (unknown element)… Oliver Lafayette and Tony Gaffney??? C’mon, why were they even mentioned?!?

  • http://www.glidehoyas.blogspot.com Kent (Glidehoyas)

    Should be a great move as long as Delonte keeps his head…I remember Delonte when he played for my son’s AAU coach Sky’s The Limit 17’s Sam Harris, teammate of Eddie Basden who had a stint with the Bulls and played college ball at UNC Charlotte…West is really a good person, I’ve watched him grow up for years and he’s always be very humble. I know a few things got in the way as he reached the NBA, but I hope he fits in well with the Celtics, he could def add some flava…

  • George W Kush Sr

    Why not? Imagine the Heat and C’s meet in the ECF, that’d be fucked up

  • sh!tfaced

    Imagine if the Lakers and C’s meet in the finals, that’d be fucked up too.

    With Shaq and Delonte, Boston might be building the ultimate psyche out team…

  • LakeShow84

    Good pickup for Boston if they do it..

    Seriously.. i dont see Miami makin it past Boston for some reason.. they showed A LOT of heart this past playoff run.. and if anything trumps talent its heart..

  • Stac

    I think West would be an absolute asset to the Celtics! He has a lot of talent, and he really proved that with the Cavaliers. I think he would serve the Celtics team very well in a number of capacities, so I, for one, am very excited by this prospect.

  • http://deleted dagwaller

    I always liked Delonte as a player (sleeper fantasy pick 3 or 4 years ago), and Dime is always saying how nice he is.

    Can’t speak to his off court activities, though. Unless you’re a star, it seems as though your off court shiz is starting to actually matter to teams. Stars in their primes, anyway.

  • Claw

    I’d like to see Miami and Boston in the East Finals, Delonte can finally see his son and bang his mom at halftime-good family bonding time.

  • control

    I could see Shaq and Daddy West teaming up to tag team other team’s girlfriends and moms. Or they could stick to their own teammate’s girlfriends and moms…in that case, they better stay away from Rondo’s ugly bitch and crackwhore mom, otherwise they’d both be racking up “DNP-dick fell off”.

  • Marcus

    haha West goin back to Boston would be jokes. He’d fit in well with Shaq. Both like to sleep around. Shaq qith Agent 0’s wife, and Delonte wit big momma James.

    Im suprised Delonte hasnt started his own league. The NSA.
    National Sockball Assosciation

  • Orange

    might be a nice pickup for Boston.

  • http://www.dimemag.com Aron Phillips

    Guys, according to numerous outlets, this is happening!

  • Sporty-j

    If you live in the Boston area this has to be a big concern to you. You people better start buying “PANTIE LOCKS” Asap because Mr.West is in the building and they say he rides around Town packing a mean automatic with no shirt on looking for moms that want a piece of the “Wild Wild West” days. I hope Lebron is still taking “Mental Notes” lol and i want Pat Riley to put a Pic up of Delonte West everytime we play the Celtics before Lebron makes his “DECISION” on how many different ways he will slaughter the celtics before the game even starts. Im predicting a triple double on the first night and at least a 20 point spanking. Dont know how those oldies are going to keep up with us…

  • http://www.facebook.com/mr.brogden BERN BROGDEN

    it just went down…i wonder if Delonte knows…he’s like ‘jadakiss’ in the league. a baller’s baller. glad to see him get picked up…he won’t have NO problem getting a roster spot. Sugar Von Wafers…NWORD PUHLEAZE!!!!

  • K Dizzle

    LOL This is beautiful. Celts replace Tony Allen n Sheed with Delonte, Shaq n JO. Good pickups. All better than the Heat’s other 2 starters and comin off the Boston bench lol

  • http://WWoWonaleunamedare Jay10do

    D.West that’s was up, The HEAT go destroy them! Put FIRE on them Old ass Cetlics, Boston will not figure out how to put that flame out! GO HEAT!!!!!

  • Dan

    Heat fans smacktalk is already old and it’s only September.
    More like Miami Hot Air…