Timberwolves waive Delonte West

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived guard Delonte West.

As a result of this move, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune the Wolves now only have to pay $500,000 of his $4.6 million contract.

West was acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers along with Sebastian Telfair in exchange for Ryan Hollins and Ramon Sessions on July 26.

Last season for the Cavs, West averaged 8.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game.

For his career, he averages 10.0 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.1 steals.

Despite personal and legal issues, West is still expected to find a new NBA job in the near future.

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December 23, 2008:Delonte West of the Cavs prepars to shoot a free throw during an NBA Basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Houston Rockets at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH..The Cavaliers won their 14th straight home game 99-90..Ernie Aranyosi / CSM Photo via Newscom