|No. 17 – Meralco Bolts|
|League||Philippine Basketball Association|
June 19, 1984 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||Douglas County
|College||Georgia Tech (2003–2007)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2007–present|
|2009–2010||Maine Red Claws|
|2010–2011||Maine Red Claws|
|2011||New Jersey Nets|
|2011||Cocolos de San Pedro|
|2012||Meralco Bolts (PBA)|
|2012||Caneros de La Romana|
|2013–present||Meralco Bolts (PBA)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mario Marceé West (born June 19, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Meralco Bolts in the Philippines as an import. He has also played with the Atlanta Hawks, New Jersey Nets, and the NBA Development League's Maine Red Claws. He was not drafted by the Hawks but later signed after the 2007 NBA Draft.
West was a Douglas County player of the year as a senior at Douglas County High School. He also earned honorable mention all-state honors after averaging 22 points and 10 rebounds a game. Mario was team captain during his junior and his senior year.
West went to Georgia Tech and joined as a walk on his freshman year and red-shirted. He was named a team captain just before his senior season started. While at Georgia Tech, West won the 2007 college slam dunk championship. West also earned a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Economics.
NBA/NBA Development League
West played with the Atlanta Hawks during the 2007-08 and 2008-09 seasons. Following his stint with the Red Claws to start the 2009-10 season, West re-signed with Atlanta for the remainder of the 2009-10 season. While with the Hawks, he played in 156 games over 3 seasons, including 6 starts. He averaged 4.4 minutes and .8 points per game over that time. He played with the Boston Celtics during the 2010 preseason, but was cut prior to the start of the season. He subsequently returned to the Maine Red Claws, the Development League affiliate of the Celtics for the start of the 2010-11 season. On March 24, 2011, West asked to be waived by the Red Claws so that he could return to Atlanta to care for a sick family member. He was subsequently waived. He played in 53 games over two seasons with the Red Claws. In 2010-11, West averaged 34 minutes per game over 43 games and averaged 13.7 points and 2.9 assists. The Red Claws retained the rights to West should he seek to return to the NBA Development League. On March 31, 2011 the New Jersey Nets signed him to a 10-day contract. On April 4, 2011 the New Jersey Nets signed him for the remaining three games of the season.
Cocolos de San Pedro
West signed with Cocolos de San Pedro in early July 2011 but was released in early August.
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|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
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- Mario West Makes Hawks Roster
- Mario West Player File NBA.com
- Working on Season 2 Portland Press Herald, November 9, 2010
- West leaves Claws for home Portland Press Herald, March 24, 2011
- Nets sign G Mario West, waive Quinton Ross USA Today, March 31, 2011
- Tezenis Verona tabs NBA player Mario West