Unsigned Delonte West makes the case for ... unsigned Delonte West

Wednesday October 31st, 2012

Delonte West Delonte West was cut by the Mavericks on Monday. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By Rob Mahoney

According to Twitter's official blog, a whopping 90 percent -- some 400 -- of the NBA's players condense their thoughts into 140-character chunks ripe for public consumption, and the circle gets much larger as we branch out to writers and TV personalities and basketball die-hards.

And yet, not a single person in the basketball Twittersphere manages to use the service quite like Delonte West. Technically, West isn't an NBA player right now, having been waived by the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. But he's taken to his account to remedy that very issue, and made a case for himself in a style that is distinctly and utterly West:








He may require frequent [sic]-ing, but West isn't at all wrong; the 29-year-old guard really is in a position to

do some good for another team
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