It was indeed West, whose NBA career ended about four years ago, when he and the Dallas Mavericks parted ways. You may remember West as the guy who was arrested after swerving his motorcycle in front of a cop car and then, upon search, found loaded with a variety of weapons. And maybe you even remember him as the guy LeBron had to talk down during practice one day, after he was going through heavy emotional turbulence when divorcing his longtime significant other.
Answering the fan’s question this week, the ex-NBA player apparently, tragically, said: “I used to be [Delonte West], but I’m not about that life anymore.” That fan went on to write about the incident on social media, joking that “bro had hospital robe on like he escaped from the psych ward. I asked what happened and he said life…….!”The post has since been deleted.