Former NBA player caught on camera being beaten in DC-area street, TMZ reports
WASHINGTON - Former NBA player and college star Delonte West is recovering after being beaten in a D.C. area street, according to a report.
West – who graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt and starred for St. Joseph’s in college – is shown in two videos featured on TMZ’s website.
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One shows him being beaten in a roadway, the other, hurling curse words at a person recorded video of him sitting on a curb.
West’s former agent, Aaron Goodwin, told TMZ that he is staying with family members, but is in need of medical attention.
In 2016, West was admitted to a medical facility.
According to TMZ, he’s been seen panhandling in Maryland.
*WARNING* - The language in this video is explicit and graphic
*WARNING* - This video shows the former NBA guard being brutally beaten in a street.
West, 36, played for the Boston Celtics, the Seattle SuperSonics, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Dallas Mavericks during his time in the NBA.
He also played overseas.
St. Joseph's also offered a statement regarding the incident: