A disturbing video of Delonte West getting beat up in the middle of the street surfaced yesterday. In the video, West is laying on the road while a man is beating him up. Apparently, the police showed up to the scene as a second video of West handcuffed sitting on the pavement went viral.
West’s been having problems for years now. Rumors of him walking around Houston with no shoes on, asking for money started years ago. As it turns out, West is homeless and is supposedly struggling with bipolar disorder, according to the Washington Post. West said he spent most of his money during his career, passed on a few opportunities, got divorced and had to sell all his assets to cover his debts.
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More former teammates and coworkers from his basketball days came out, and it seems they will organize to get Delonte the help he needs to get better and back on his feet. If you have mental health issues, don’t hesitate to reach out for help, or provide advice and support for someone you think is struggling.