The Book

Mr Versatility

Delme Herriman with Kirstie Herriman

An adoption, an ambition:
Cheeky moves and memories
from a basketball journeyman.

Mr Versatility charts the life of Delme Herriman, one of English basketball’s biggest stars

From incongruous beginnings, through his scholarship to the intense world of the NCAA’s Division One, his professional career across Europe’s top leagues and his captaincy of England. With a foreword by Knicks’ legend Allan Houston, Mr Versatility is more than a sports biography; it’s the inspirational journey of a mixed-race boy adopted into a white family and his search for belonging both on and off court.

For bulk orders please contact:

Please select a shipping desination


£12.99 + £3.00 P&P

Buy now
cards accepted


£12.99 + £3.50 P&P

Buy now
cards accepted

Nhamo Shire - Founder Midnight Madness

"I always say show me the game and I'll show you the man behind it, which holds true for Delme, without a shadow of a doubt. He's a winner - but more than that, he's a good person of great character and he does things the right way. A true role model whom so many can learn so much from. His story is a moving one, a motivating one, a story of success found in the most unlikely places, but places we can all identify with as we draw life lessons from his journey to inspire us as we continue on our own."

Dean Lockwood - Assistant Coach, University of Tennessee Lady Vols

"Delme has always been an eager, hungry basketball player who listened so well, who learned all he could, who was willing to try and work to any length to improve himself, and who loved the game so passionately. He never disappointed."

Steve Bucknall - First English player in the NBA

"Delme arrived on the England National Team scene with a big reputation... Coach Nemeth said I now had competition for playing time! "

Jeff Jones - Director of English Basketball

"Delme epitomises the ultimate team player."