Delonte West suspended indefinitely by Mavs

Tuesday October 16th, 2012

Delonte West has been suspended by the Mavs. (Odd Andersen/Getty Images)

Dallas Mavericks guard Delonte West has been suspended indefinitely for "conduct detrimental to the team," according to a report from

West's suspension stems at least in part from an outburst in the locker room after the Mavs' 123-104 preseason win Monday over the Houston Rockets. He had 2 points, 2 assists and 1 rebound in 16 minutes during the win.

According to the report, head coach Rick Carlisle would not provide a timetable for West's return. The combo guard, entering his second season with the Mavs, was diagnosed earlier in his career with bi-polar disorder. He was arrested on weapons charges in Sept. 2009 and was subsequently ordered to eight months house arrest and was suspended by the NBA for 10 games.

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