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Delonte West, Rick Carlisle talk it out

Updated: October 18, 2012, 10:35 AM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

DALLAS -- Colorful guard Delonte West compared his one-day suspension from the Dallas Mavericks to a dispute at a family barbecue.

Coach Rick Carlisle suspended West for conduct detrimental to the team after a locker-room outburst following Monday night's preseason win over the Houston Rockets. The Mavericks reinstated West less than 24 hours later after he met with Carlisle and Donnie Nelson, the team's president of basketball operations.

"Uncle Ricky handled the situation, ...

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