Delonte West Explains What Happened the Night He Got Arrested With a Small Arsenal


Everyone remembers the Desperado Delonte episode. Mr. West, one of the most colorful, talented, and enjoyable members of the Cavaliers at that point, the guy who rapped at KFC and wanted his donuts, was pulled over before the 2009-2010 season near D.C. on his motorcycle. He happened to be carrying a shotgun, a knife, and a couple of other guns at the time.

The following season, West didn't speak to the media. Not once. He was guarded by the organization and his teammates as he dealt with his legal issues and his mental illness (bipolar disorder).

Now, for the first time, Delonte talks about that night in an interview for a quite fabulous piece in Slam Magazine. He explains as only Delonte can.

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