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Delonte West suspended by the Mavericks for "conduct detrimental to the team"

In breaking news, Chuck Cooperstein reports that Rick Carlisle announced a suspension for the second year Dallas guard.

Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Rick Carlisle reports that the Mavericks have suspended Delonte West.

West was suspended ten games by the NBA in 2010 after pleading guilty to a weapons related charge. He is clinically diagnosed with bipolar disorder but seemed to have found a good fit in Dallas, when they brought him back for a second year this off-season.

The suspension came after playing 17 minutes in tonight's preseason game. He scored two points (1-3 from the field) with a couple of assists and a rebound.

Updates to follow when more information comes out. It's difficult to speculate, but considering