(WASHINGTON) -- The NBA lockout has caused many players to join overseas leagues and has left others unemployed with extended summers. However, for former Boston Celtics guard Delonte West it has inspired him to take his talents from the basketball court to the showroom.
West tweeted this week that Regency Furniture Showrooms, a furniture chain in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., had hired him. West also posted photos from his first day on the job and a picture of his application.
This is not the seven-year NBA veteran’s first attempt at finding alternative employment. In August, he tweeted that he filled out an application at Home Depot and told TrueHoop’s Adam Reisinger that he also applied to Sam’s Club.
“I actually might have work with Sam’s (Club), BJ’s, selling knives,” West said. “That’s pretty cool too. I get a microphone and everything.”
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