The former player of the NBA, Delonte West, now a beggar, was picked up this Monday from a Dallas gas station by the owner of the local team of the Mavericks and offered him all the help so that he could go to a drug rehabilitation center.
Cuban confirmed through his social networks that he was part of a group of people from the NBA who work on the case of West, who is currently homeless.
The goal of the help offered to West is that he can first rehabilitate himself and then regain his life and a home.
Sources close to West told TMZ that his family and friends have been trying to get West to a drug rehab center and that Cuban has offered to pay for his treatment.
Cuban is among several people involved in the NBA who in recent years have tried to help West, who spoke publicly about his bipolar disorder diagnosis during his NBA career.
The Mavericks owner renewed those efforts after images circulated last week of beggars at a Dallas intersection, including West.
The 37-year-old former NBA player, who played with the Boston Celtics, Seattle SuperSonics, Cleveland Cavaliers and the Mavericks, before going to basketball in China, had averages of 9.7 points and 3, 6 assists per game for eight seasons as a professional. His last season in the NBA was 2011-12 with the Mavericks.