Delonte West Has ‘Taken First Steps’ In Recovery, Mark Cuban Shares Smiling Update
Amazing update on Delonte West – Cuban Mark says the ex-NBAer is doing much better on his road to recovery … sharing a brief photo of himself smiling as he rode a horse.
As we’ve previously reported, the Dallas Mavericks owner personally picked up West from a Dallas gas station last week … and vowed to help the 37-year-old get off the streets.
Where is entered a treatment facility with the help of his mother and Cuban last week … and the billionaire says the process has only just begun but is going well.
“Ladies and gentlemen, this is Delonte West,” Cuban said on Twitter Friday. “A long, long, long way to go, but he took the first steps and shared them with all of us as a thank you for the love and support.”
Sources close to West tell us the former NBA player has entered Phase 1 of his recovery earlier this week – detoxification – and “hardened” him while removing all traces of drugs and alcohol from his system.
West has received a wave of support in recent weeks … with a former MLB superstar Darryl strawberry – who fought his addiction problems – offer to work together to stay clean when he’s finished his treatment.
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