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Former NBA guard Delonte West is trying to make a return to professional basketball. On Saturday, West participated in tryouts for the BIG3 in Washington D.C. The league made the news official by sharing a picture of West at the tryouts. 

Over the past month-plus, West -- who played nine seasons in the NBA with the Boston Celtics, Seattle Supersonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and Dallas Mavericks -- has been training at the Pat The Roc Basketball Academy in Gaithersburg, Maryland with the intent of joining Ice Cube's three-on-three league. The training appears to have gone well, as the league also shared a clip of West knocking down some 4-point shots. 

West's tryout apparently went well also, as he was subsequently invited to the 2022 BIG3 Combine in Las Vegas. The combine is scheduled for May 14. At the combine, West will have an opportunity to land on a roster for the 2022 BIG3 season. 

When it comes to West, this latest update is extremely promising, as the former NBA guard has had a rough go of it recently due to ongoing battles with drug dependency and bipolar disorder. West's post-career struggles rose to the public eye in January 2020, when a video of him being attacked on the road in his hometown of Washington, D.C. surfaced. The former Mavs guard was also seen panhandling in Texas that year. 

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban located West, reconnected him with his family and got him into a Florida rehab facility in October 2020, and West has been on the road to recovery since. Hopefully, he can continue to move in the right direction.