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Mario West
SG - 6'5, 210lbs - 38 years old - 4 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2016 season
  • Birthdate: 06/19/1984
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2007
  • Pre-draft team: Georgia Tech
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
1st October, 2007NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Atlanta.
26th September, 2008NBARe-signed by Atlanta to a unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
28th September, 2009NBARe-signed by Atlanta to a unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
21st October, 2009NBAWaived by Atlanta.
1st December, 2009D-LeagueAcquired by Maine Red Claws.
15th December, 2009D-LeagueWaived by Maine Red Claws due to injury.
20th December, 2009D-LeagueRe-acquired by Maine Red Claws.
12th January, 2010NBASigned a 10 day contract with Atlanta.
22nd January, 2010NBASigned a second 10 day contract with Atlanta.
1st February, 2010NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Atlanta.
27th September, 2010NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Boston.
21st October, 2010NBAWaived by Boston.
30th October, 2010D-LeagueDesignated as a returning player by Maine Red Claws.
31st March, 2011NBASigned a 10 day contract with New Jersey.
10th April, 2011NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with New Jersey.
27th June, 2011Dominican RepublicSigned for the remainder of the season with Cocolos de San Pedro de Macoris.
2nd August, 2011ItalySigned a one year contract with Tezenis Verona.
6th June, 2012PhilippinesSigned for the remainder of the season with Meralco Bolts.
3rd September, 2012Dominican RepublicSigned for the remainder of the season with Caneros de Este.
24th October, 2012Dominican RepublicSigned a contract for the duration of the Torneo de Baloncesto Superior de Santiago with La Villa.
4th January, 2013MexicoSigned for the remainder of the season with Fuerza Regia Monterrey.
6th June, 2013PhilippinesSigned a one season contract with Meralco Bolts.
22nd October, 2013MexicoSigned a one year contract with Fuerza Regia Monterrey.
13th March, 2014FranceSigned for the remainder of the season with Boulogne.
26th May, 2014PhilippinesSigned for the remainder of the Governor's Cup with Meralco Bolts.
25th October, 2014ArgentinaSigned for the remainder of the season with La Union.
26th October, 2015ArgentinaSigned for the remainder of the season with Sionista.
30th December, 2015ArgentinaReleased by Sionista.
Career Moves
2002 - 2007Georgia Tech (NCAA)
October 2007 - October 2009Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
December 2009 - January 2010Maine Red Claws (D-League)
January 2010 - June 2011Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
September 2010 - October 2010Boston Celtics (NBA)
October 2010 - March 2011Maine Red Claws (D-League)
March 2011 - June 2011New Jersey Nets (NBA)
June 2011 - August 2011Cocolos (Dominican Republic)
August 2011 - June 2012Verona (Italy, Lega Due)
June 2012 - July 2012Meralco Bolts (Philippines)
September 2012 - October 2012Caneros (Dominican Republic)
October 2012 - November 2012La Villa (Dominican Republic)
January 2013 - June 2013Fuerza Regia Monterrey (Mexico)
June 2013 - October 2013Meralco Bolts (Philippines)
October 2013 - March 2014Fuerza Regia Monterrey (Mexico)
March 2014 - May 2014Boulogne (France, ProB)
May 2014 - June 2014Meralco Bolts (Philippines)
October 2014 - June 2015La Union (Argentina)
October 2015 - December 2015Sionista (Argentina)
Articles about Mario West

September 28, 2010

It transpires that Lafayette was waived to accommodate former Hawks guard, Mario West. West has had a lot of tryouts with teams this summer, including the Celtics and the Spurs, because teams love his athleticism and his defensive hustle. But in 3 years, Mario also showed that he can barely make a shot. In fact, in three years, 156 games and 681 minutes with Atlanta, West made precisely 47 shots. He totalled 132 points, 131 rebounds and 122 fouls. He's in there for defensive purposes, often in one possession situations, and he isn't bad at that. But can any team afford to carry a player on their roster with such limited usage? Atlanta thought they could, but Boston surely can't.

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July 30, 2010

Mario West - West has played parts of the last three seasons with the Atlanta Hawks. He has been used solely as a defensive specialist, which explains the absence of any offensive numbers; in 156 career games, West has averages of 4.4 minutes, 0.8 points, 0.8 rebounds, 0.2 assists and 0.8 fouls per game. If you need a last-play-before-the-end-of-the-quarter defensive specialist, then West is your man. But I don't think anyone ever really needs that.

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March 7, 2010

Players who tried out for places in the CBA this season but who failed to win spots included Will Conroy, Frank Robinson, Courtney Sims, Lorenzen Wright, Mario West, Melvin Ely and Jamal Sampson. It's perhaps odd that these players would lose out to the Reggie Okosa and Brandon Crump types of this world, but all the more power to Reggie Okosa and Brandon Crump. You've landed yourself a plush gig.

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