|No. 9 – Juventud Sionista|
|League||Liga Nacional de Básquet|
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|
|2009–2010||Maine Red Claws|
|2010–2011||Maine Red Claws|
|2011||New Jersey Nets|
|2011||Cocolos de San Pedro|
|2012||Cañeros del Este|
|2014||SO Maritime Boulogne|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mario Marceé West (born June 19, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for Juventud Sionista of the Liga Nacional de Básquet. He previously played in the NBA for the Atlanta Hawks and New Jersey Nets.
High school and college career
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 per game. West was team captain as a junior and senior.
West played college basketball for Georgia Tech. He joined the Tech squad as a walk-on in the fall of 2002, red-shirted in 2002–03, and earned a scholarship for the 2003-04 season. He played in 103 games, averaging 3.2 points over his career, and 4.9 over his last two seasons. West departed Georgia Tech 16th on the school's all-time list for steals despite averaging only 13.9 minutes per game in four years.
West went undrafted in the 2007 NBA draft but was quickly signed by the Atlanta Hawks, a team he spent his first two seasons with. West spent the first half of the 2009–10 season playing in the NBA Development League for the Maine Red Claws, before re-joining the Hawks in January 2010. He remained with the Hawks for the rest of the season, and in 156 games for the team over three seasons, he averaged 0.8 points in 4.4 minutes per game. West re-joined the Maine Red Claws for the 2010–11 season, later signing with the New Jersey Nets in March 2011. He appeared in six games for the Nets to complete the 2010–11 season, averaging 3.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 19.3 minutes per game.
In June 2012, West moved to the Philippines where he joined the Meralco Bolts. In September 2012, he joined Cañeros del Este and helped them win the league championship while garnering Finals MVP honors in early October. Later that month, he joined La Villa for a short stint.
In January 2013, West signed with Fuerza Regia of Mexico for the rest of the 2012–13 season. In June 2013, he re-joined the Meralco Bolts. He then returned to Fuerza Regia for the 2013–14 season. In March 2014, he moved to France and signed with SO Maritime Boulogne. In May 2014, he returned the Meralco Bolts for a third stint.
In October 2014, West signed with La Unión of Argentina for the 2014–15 season. He sustained an injury in February 2015 and was ruled out for the rest of the season. He remained in Argentina for the 2015–16 season, signing with Juventud Sionista.
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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- LNB - CAÑEROS CAMPEONES 2012; MARIO WEST MVP (Spanish)
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- ShamSports.com: Mario West player profile