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Journeyman Delonte West has been all around the league in his nine NBA seasons, and he's played pretty consistently everywhere he's gone.
On any given night, one can expect around eight points and three assists from the 6'3'' combo guard, and so far that's what the Dallas Mavericks have gotten from him this season.
West is never going to put up ridiculous numbers, but he's been an excellent role player everywhere he's played.
West is more than capable of playing both guard positions, but then again so is every other guard on Dallas' roster. It was a surprise that the Mavericks pursued West instead of a true point to backup the aging Jason Kidd, but he's played well since his arrival in Texas, so nobody's complaining.
Through nine games, West is shooting .456 from the floor and has yet to miss a free throw, which definitely has fans smiling. Coach Rick Carlisle also said that he considers West as one of the team's best defenders.
Throughout West's career, he always seems to be getting press for the wrong reasons. Due to a 2009 weapons charge, West will not accompany his new teammates to the White House to meet with President Obama to celebrate their championship.
Luckily, West has kept the drama to a minimum since coming to Dallas, which is arguably his best contribution to his new team so far.
Kidd is going to miss the next couple of games with a back injury, so fans will be seeing a lot more of West, who will be the replacement in the staring lineup.