Video Of Former NBA Player Delonte West Getting Beat Up Goes Viral

Delonte West at Phoenix Suns v Dallas Mavericks / Getty Images

Delonte West at Phoenix Suns v Dallas Mavericks / Getty Images

This is beyond sad. Fans are calling on the NBA to help former player Delonte West, after a video uploaded online went viral appearing to show West getting beat up by a man in DC. the video appears to show a man kicking and punching West as he is laid on the ground.

A second video appears to show West sitting on a curb in cuffs explaining what happened to cause the altercation. West seems to be saying that someone approached him with a gun as he was walking. When pushed for further details, West kept repeating "I don't give a f*ck" before ranting about something that we could not understand.  

Delonte West appears to now be homeless on the streets of Washington DC. West opened up to VICE for a documentary were he described learning that he had bipolar disorder and how he was handling the diagnosis.

Lets hope this motivates his former team mates like Lebron James to reach out and get West help. Former NBA player Jameer Nelson took to twitter to respond to fans questioning why West former teammates had not helped and how his heart hurt over West situation.

West former College coach took to twitter to reassure fans he had taken steps to get West the help he needed.

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