Calling it a big step, Delonte West had the hard cast protecting his healing right wrist removed on Monday, the first step of what he hopes could be a return on or shortly after the All-Star break.
"It's feels stiff but it's not painful," West said. "I got great news from doctors. They said maybe three weeks [then] rehabilitation. I've already started out conditioning, ball-handling. I'm left-handed anyway. Today is Day 1. I got a lot accomplished.