Cleveland Cavs' Delonte West misses team's first practice

Troubled Cavaliers guard Delonte West did not show up for Cleveland's first practice and his absence was unexcused. Full Story
Darrell in Canton

Albany, CA

#1 Sep 29, 2009
The Cavs need to have a sit down with delonte. The will be no distraction this year for our championship run. If he is not committed to the team and the organization then we need to send him to get help at a medical facility and move on. if a trade comes for him trade him. if not then dont release him just let him get help. I understand he suffers from depression but u play basketball for a living. Lebron James is your teammate. u are a multi millionare. and you should be set for the rest of your life with no monetary worries. he may have had a troubled childhood but God has blessed him to be where he is now. Get it together Delonte! Seriously!
Mac Attack

North Royalton, OH

#2 Sep 29, 2009
Let him go now before the season starts, we do not need distractions during a championship fun.
Diane

Cleveland, OH

#3 Sep 29, 2009
When are these rich sports stars going to get a brain!!!

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#4 Sep 29, 2009
I live in Akron....we saw Delonte struggle last year prior to the season. I have total confidence in that kid to make it back for our greatest season ever! You are either on the bandwagon or not at this point. It's a game..........not a war. Delonte we luv you. Rally up you sorry fans!
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#5 Sep 29, 2009
Delonte probably was'nt there for the first practice becasue of that weapon charge,he knows what he did,and he will come when the time is right

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#6 Sep 29, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
Delonte probably was'nt there for the first practice becasue of that weapon charge,he knows what he did,and he will come when the time is right
We know about the charge, we don't know the circumstances, but you do realize that he has bi-polar disorder? Hopefully, they will release some info soon.
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#7 Sep 29, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
Delonte probably was'nt there for the first practice becasue of that weapon charge,he knows what he did,and he will come when the time is right
For real?i did'nt know hw was bipolar,i knew he had issuse,but man,he took it to the HNL(Hole Nutha Level)
L James 23

United States

#8 Oct 2, 2009
http://www.1cast.com/l/211853 -- Delonte needs to watch this movie... give him some damn inspiration!!
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#9 Oct 2, 2009
He needs help

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#10 Oct 3, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
He needs help
NO..... you need help.......START doing some reading for a change. Your one liner's went out with Rodney Dangerfield......LOOK HIM UP..........start reading,....add intelligent conversation to your posts for a change..... try wowing us with your knowledge...., not lack THEREOF! Be informative, be imaginative, be BRILLIANT, but stop being a D Wade HO! PUKE!
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#11 Oct 3, 2009
Bewitched wrote:
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NO..... you need help.......START doing some reading for a change. Your one liner's went out with Rodney Dangerfield......LOOK HIM UP..........start reading,....add intelligent conversation to your posts for a change..... try wowing us with your knowledge...., not lack THEREOF! Be informative, be imaginative, be BRILLIANT, but stop being a D Wade HO! PUKE!
How about you stop hatin,and calling names,just because i like the best player in the nba,dont mean you have to be all bitter and $hit.Dwayne has impeccable shooting skills,he rebounds like a 6"8 foward instead of a 6"4 guard,and when ever left open,hes kills it from the 3 point line,and not to mention,HE HAS A RING,does Lebron have that Bewitched?NOPE,he sure dont,now shut the hell up
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#12 Oct 3, 2009
I actually thought you were going to be nice to me for a change,but see,you messed that up now

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#13 Oct 4, 2009
I tried but you blew it. You don't see any of us on Miami Heat/Wade forums ripping them/him apart. I'm giving up on you.

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#14 Oct 4, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
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How about you stop hatin,and calling names,just because i like the best player in the nba,dont mean you have to be all bitter and $hit.Dwayne has impeccable shooting skills,he rebounds like a 6"8 foward instead of a 6"4 guard,and when ever left open,hes kills it from the 3 point line,and not to mention,HE HAS A RING,does Lebron have that Bewitched?NOPE,he sure dont,now shut the hell up
Wade got his ass sat down in the first round, what's so impeccable about that?
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#15 Oct 4, 2009
Bewitched wrote:
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Wade got his ass sat down in the first round, what's so impeccable about that?
So what,the best player have off games too,dont front like you dont know,just like Lebron,in 07,he lost to the spurs in the finals,you see that?and he's suppose to be the "best" player?tsk please,remeber,Dwayne got a ring,not Lebron.
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#16 Oct 4, 2009
Bewitched wrote:
I tried but you blew it. You don't see any of us on Miami Heat/Wade forums ripping them/him apart. I'm giving up on you.
You may be right,but we all have our opinions,and whatever yall say about Dwayne,i try not to care,but i do,i like defending him,but i just hate Lebron,sorry,it is what it is.

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#17 Oct 4, 2009
That's why I call you a hater.
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#18 Oct 4, 2009
Bewitched wrote:
That's why I call you a hater.
And thats why i dont care,i know what i am,and i know what you are(HATER)

Since: Apr 08

Akron, Ohio

#19 Oct 5, 2009
Then you shouldn't be on Topix spreading your hate around. Nobody really cares what you think about all these teams and players anyway. If you can't say something positive, just don't say anything.
Tiffany

Bronx, NY

#20 Oct 5, 2009
Bewitched wrote:
Then you shouldn't be on Topix spreading your hate around. Nobody really cares what you think about all these teams and players anyway. If you can't say something positive, just don't say anything.
Nah,i have a lot to say,so im gonna stay

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