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  • • Jerry West honors late Bulls star, Jazz coach Jerry Sloan: ‘He was tough as hell’
    NBA Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan passed away on Friday, leading to an outpour of support and tributes from the sports community from beyond the mortal realm. Chief among those memorials was Jerry West, another player-turned-coach (and later executive), who remembered Sloan as a tough player. “At that time, hell, you could almost take […] The post Jerry West honors late Bulls star, Jazz coa...2020
  • • Jerry West: College basketball stats, best moments, quotes
    Here's everything you need to know about Jerry West's career at West Virginia....2020
  • • LeBron James reveals what he thinks Jerry West would average playing today
    Most millenials and Gen Z-ers would argue that players in the 1960’s wouldn’t survive in this era of basketball. Given the advancement in knowledge and technology, most players are definitely more skilled now. However, Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James believes that won’t matter with the great Jerry West. James took to Twitter his thoughts […] The post LeBron James ...2020
  • LeBron James says Jerry West would average 24-27 points a game in today’s NBA
    • LeBron James says Jerry West would average 24-27 points a game in today’s NBA
    West is the only player ever to win Finals MVP on a losing team....2020
  • • LeBron James predicts Jerry West’s stat line if he played in today’s NBA
    Los Angeles Lakers superstar small forward LeBron James says NBA legend Jerry West would easily average at least 24 points and eight assists per game if he was playing in today’s NBA. Yes he was! Straight Bucket Getter. Also could pass the hell out of it too. I mean he could play off the ball(c&s) […] The post LeBron James predicts Jerry West’s stat line if he played in today...2020
  • • Jerry West recalls how Kobe Bryant was ‘like a magnet’ going toward Michael Jordan
    Former Los Angeles Lakers general manager Jerry West got to witness how a young Kobe Bryant gravitated toward longtime idol Michael Jordan and how he grew because of it. Several players wanted Jordan’s respect but few were able to get his attention. The late Lakers star managed to stick to Jordan through relentless perseverance and […] The post Jerry West recalls how Kobe Bryant was &#...2020
  • • Jerry West disappointed suspension possibly preventing Lakers-Clippers playoff matchup
    Hall of Famer Jerry West has opened up about how the current league suspension — as well as the possibility of the season being cancelled entirely — has had an adverse effect on the heated rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. According to the Lakers legend, who currently serves as […] The post Jerry West disappointed suspension possibly preventing ...2020
  • Jerry West really wanted to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    • Jerry West really wanted to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    "This would have been an incredible thing for basketball if someway, somehow, these two teams could have played."...2020
  • Jerry West really wants to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    • Jerry West really wants to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    "This would have been an incredible thing for basketball if someway, somehow, these two teams could have played."...2020
  • • Shaq thoughtfully recognizes Kobe Bryant’s parents Joe and Pam
    Throughout the coverage and talk about the tragedy involving Kobe and Gianna Bryant, the subject of Bryant’s parents has received little coverage. Kobe had a rocky relationship with his parents Joe and Pam. Some of the issues began when Kobe decided to marry at a young age. He reconciled with his parents after the birth of his first daughter, Natalia, but the three went through a public fight in 2...2020

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Jerry West injury and suspension

  • • Jerry West disappointed suspension possibly preventing Lakers-Clippers playoff matchup
    Hall of Famer Jerry West has opened up about how the current league suspension — as well as the possibility of the season being cancelled entirely — has had an adverse effect on the heated rivalry between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers. According to the Lakers legend, who currently serves as […] The post Jerry West disappointed suspension possibly preventing ...2020
  • • Rajon Rondo eyeing GM or coaching job after playing career
    Now that he is on the back nine of his NBA career, Rajon Rondo is already thinking about what move might be next for him. Addressing reporters Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers guard, who remains out with a hand injury, was asked if he had thought about coaching upon the end of his playing days. Rondo replied that being a coach, general manager or president were all of interest to him, per Lakers r...2018
  • • Where did it all go wrong? Post-mortem for NBA playoff wannabes
    As we enjoy playoff basketball in the NBA, celebrating the brave warriors and Warriors who clawed their way into the top 53 percent of the league, let’s also remember the fallen teams. These are the squads that tried but fell short, whose blockbuster trades blew up in their faces, whose players got hurt or were Dwight Howard. They did not choose the draft lottery but had the draft lottery thrust u...2018
  • • Ex-Clipper Jared Dudley compares team to Titanic: ‘It’s slowly going down’
    Jared Dudley believes he can see the writing on the wall for his former team.In an interview with Michael Scotto of Basketball Insiders that ran on Tuesday, Dudley offered his thoughts on his old LA Clippers squad. “I love L.A., maybe not the Clippers, but I love L.A.,” he said. “But overall I think it’s just a good place. I mean the Clippers had one of the best teams they’ve had when I was there ...2017
  • • Blogservations: Joint fun in West Virginia
    View gallery44 Slides Patriots Joint Practice with the Texans - 8/15/2017 WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V. – The Patriots hit the practice fields at The Greenbrier resort Tuesday morning for joint workouts with the Texans, marking New England’s second visit to the facility in three years. Houston has taken over the resort that formerly hosted Saints...2017
  • • Shaq's statue spotted outside Staples Center before unveiling
    The Los Angeles Lakers will formally unveil Shaquille O’Neal’s statue during a ceremony Friday outside Staples Center. With only a few days left before the big reveal, work has begun in erecting the statue in Star Plaza outside the arena.Shaq himself took to Twitter Wednesday to provide a snapshot of the mammoth statue befitting his sizable frame. The bronze statue, which celebrates Shaq’s legenda...2017
  • • Lakers News: Nick Young Trade Rumors, Shaq O'Neal Statue Date Revealed, More
    2016
  • • Shaquille O’Neal to get his own statue at Staples Center
    Former Los Angeles Lakers center Shaquille O’Neal is going to be honored with a statue at Staples Center next spring, and it looks awesome. Lakers announce that a statue of Shaq will be unveiled at Star Plaza outside Staples Center prior to the Lakers game on March 24, 2017. pic.twitter.com/4tZxNOp1Py — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes) December 20, 2016 O’Neal helped the Lakers win three straight NB...2016
  • • Phil Jackson Enjoying His Knicks Reunion so Much, He's Planning Long-Term Stay
    2016
  • • Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and More
    2016

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Jerry West trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mark Cuban 'would support' NBA logo change to honor Kobe Bryant
    The NBA logo has featured former Los Angeles Lakers star Jerry West since 1969, but many have been pushing for the Association to make the late Kobe Bryant the new logo. In fact, more than 3 million people have signed a Change.org petition asking the NBA to make Bryant the new logo. One person who would get behind that idea is none other than Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban. Speaking with TMZ Sp...2020
  • • Jerry West stopped Kobe Bryant from signing with Clippers
    Jerry West shared a story on Tuesday about Kobe Bryant that may leave many people surprised. West was part of a panel that spoke on TNT Tuesday night for an hour-long special in tribute to Kobe Bryant. West acquired Kobe in a draft-day trade and believed from the start that Bryant was going to become the best player in the NBA. West had an extremely close relationship with Bryant and said he felt ...2020
  • Jerry West: Kobe Bryant committed to Clippers until I told him he couldn’t play for Donald Sterling
    • Jerry West: Kobe Bryant committed to Clippers until I told him he couldn’t play for Donald Sterling
    Jerry West recognized Kobe Bryant’s potential before anyone else did. In 1996, West – then Lakers general manager – traded for Bryant, whom the Hornets drafted No. 13 for Los Angeles. By 2004, West had left to run the Grizzlies. Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal had won three championships together but were feuding. Bryant was a...2020
  • • Jerry West Told Kobe Bryant Not to Join the LA Clippers
    Jerry West strongly advised Kobe Bryant not to sign with the LA Clippers as an unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2004. West told Bryant he shouldn’t join a team owned, at the time, by the despicable Donald Sterling. The Clips had an initial shot at nabbing a 17-year-old Kobe, but told him they […] The post Jerry West Told Kobe Bryant Not to Join the LA Clippers appeared first on...2020
  • • Jay Williams takes shot at Knicks owner James Dolan discussing best landing spot for Zion Williamson
    James Dolan has alienated a lot of people over the way he’s run the New York Knicks in recent years. Apparently one of those people is ESPN analyst Jay Williams, who isn’t sure he’d like to see Zion Williamson land in the Big Apple for fear of Dolan’s influence. Speaking with TMZ Sports, Williams said, “I live in New York City, so obviously everybody wants the answer to be New York. But, I don’t k...2019
  • • Report: Clippers laughed at Lakers over Ivica Zubac trade
    It’s fair to say the Los Angeles Lakers have not had the season they envisioned when they landed LeBron James, but the truth may be even more embarrassing if you dig beneath the surface a bit. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin took a deep dive into the Lakers’ struggles, and the organization comes off looking quite dysfunctional in the story. One particular anecdote involves the team’s decision to trade promi...2019
  • • Trading Tobias Harris was tough, but necessary for Clippers to build a superteam
    The Clippers acknowledge the decision to trade away Tobias Harris was difficult, but they believe it was necessary to build the perennial title contender they envision, writes Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Harris was sent to the Sixers last week in exchange for some assets — rookie guard Landry Shamet and a package of draft picks — who could be used to acquire another star, possibly Pe...2019
  • • NBA trade deadline: Lakers whiffing on Anthony Davis the latest in a long line of front-office blunders
    Meanwhile, Jerry West and the Clippers are putting on a front-office clinic...2019
  • • Report: Clippers frontrunners for Leonard and Butler
    The Los Angeles Lakers won the summer by landing LeBron James, but their intracity rivals may be turning the tables on them as early as next summer.Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler requested a trade from the team on Wednesday, and reports have since emerged that the LA Clippers are his preferred destination. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN further reported that the Clippers are also “emerging a...2018
  • • SI writer Lee Jenkins joining Clippers’ front office
    Sports Illustrated writer Lee Jenkins is leaving the media to take a job with the Los Angeles Clippers’ front office.Jenkins will be the team’s Executive Director of Research and Identity, which sounds like a position created specifically for him.Jenkins, 40, had been with SI since 2007. He has served as the outlet’s lead NBA writer for the last eight years and was widely recognized as one of the ...2018

Jerry West stats

  • • Jerry West: College basketball stats, best moments, quotes
    Here's everything you need to know about Jerry West's career at West Virginia....2020
  • • Michael Jordan not interested in GOAT label
    The debate about the greatest basketball player of all time is a never-ending one. One man involved in the debate, Michael Jordan, isn’t that interested in the label. Jordan noted that he never had the chance to play against Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West and so many of the greatest players who came before him in an interview for The Undefeated. tag. pic.twitter.com/dAGfxRcX4Z — The Undefeated (@The...2019
  • • Carmelo Anthony passes Allen Iverson on all-time scoring list
    The Oklahoma City Thunder are struggling. However, that isn’t stopping Carmelo Anthony from making history.With a three-pointer on Thursday night against the team that drafted him (Denver), Carmelo would move into No. 24 on the NBA All-time scoring list. Of course, he would have to pass Allen Iverson to get there.Sitting on 24,385 points thus far, Anthony is now behind Ray Allen (24,505) for 23rd ...2017
  • • Q&A: Warriors GM Bob Myers on Draymond Green, Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant and More
    2016
  • • Warriors Notebook: Why Steph Curry Could Be Better Than Ever with Kevin Durant
    2016
  • • WATCH: Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Honored By Pump Foundation
    Los Angeles Lakers legend and NBA hall of famer Elgin Baylor was honored at the 16th annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation gala, introduced by the great Jerry West....2016
  • • NBA Finals 2016 MVP: LeBron James' Stats, Highlights and Twitter Reaction
    2016
  • • James Becomes 5th Player to Win Finals MVP 3 or More Times
    2016
  • • James Records 40 Points, 10 Assists in Finals Game for 2nd Time
    2016
  • • Would Stephen Curry Be the NBA's MVP If He Didn't Play Another Game This Season?
    2016

Jerry West kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Jerry West says Kobe Bryant’s parents, sisters are ‘traumatized and devastated’
    Jerry West was extremely close with Kobe Bryant from the time Bryant entered the NBA, and the the former Los Angeles Lakers coach and executive has maintained a personal relationship with Kobe’s family over the years. As expected, West says Kobe’s parents and siblings are not doing well in the wake of the helicopter crash that killed Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. West told Billy Bush...2020
  • • Jerry West stopped Kobe Bryant from signing with Clippers
    2020
  • • Jerry West slights Lakers over LeBron signing
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been celebrating the signing and arrival of LeBron James, who is expected to turn around the team after its worst stretch in franchise history. And while the Lakers should be excited about landing LeBron, Jerry West is not too impressed with their “achievement.” In fact, the former Laker great, who is now an executive for the rival Clippers, thinks it was a pretty easy ...2018
  • • Twitter reacts to Austin Rivers being traded by father’s team
    Now that Doc Rivers is no longer running the Los Angeles Clippers’ front office in addition to coaching the team, the franchise finally traded away his son. The reactions to the news of the trade were as funny as you’d expect.Austin Rivers on Tuesday was traded to the Washington Wizards for Marcin Gortat after spending four seasons playing for his father, Doc. Doc had traded for Austin and then si...2018
  • • NBA legend Jerry West on LaVar Ball: 'I wouldn't want a father like that'
    The logo chimed in on basketball's most polarizing dad...2017
  • • Phil Jackson Enjoying His Knicks Reunion so Much, He's Planning Long-Term Stay
    2016
  • • LeBron James Donates $2.5M to Smithsonian for Muhammad Ali Exhibit
    2016
  • • Iverson, Shaq and Yao Enter Hall of Fame with a Trail of Memories and Questions
    2016
  • • Warriors Legend Nate Thurmond Dies at 74
    2016
  • • A Family Divided: Unrest Growing in Buss Family as Lakers Struggle to Rebuild
    2016

Top Jerry West news

  • • Is Stephen Curry the Best Shooter Ever? Yes, Say Many of NBA's All-Time Marksmen
    2015
  • • LeBron James May Never Match the Feats of Michael Jordan, and That's Just Fine
    2014
  • • How the NBA Has Changed Around Kobe Bryant—And How Kobe Hasn't
    2015
  • • Lakers Announce Shaquille O'Neal Statue to Be Unveiled Next Season
    2016
  • • Bryant Passes West for Second-Most Assists in Team History
    On Sunday, Kobe Bryant passed Jerry West for the second-most assists in Lakers history behind Magic Johnson....2016
  • • West Reflects on Kobe's Legacy
    Lakers legend Jerry West paid tribute to Kobe Bryant before the latter's final game in Oakland....2016
  • • Jerry West Says Stephen Curry is ‘the Most Unique Player’ He’s Ever Seen
    2015
  • • Shaq, West in tears as Kobe honored in tribute
    As part of an emotional pregame show on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal called the death of Kobe Bryant something he "never could have imagined," and Jerry West called it the "saddest day of my life."...2020
  • • Jerry West Says Draymond Green Is One of NBA's 10 Best Players
    2015
  • • Kobe Bryant: What It Means to Me to Pass Michael Jordan on NBA's Scoring List
    2014

Jerry West schedule, game

  • • Jerry West disappointed suspension possibly preventing Lakers-Clippers playoff matchup
    2020
  • • Jerry West really wanted to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    2020
  • • Jerry West really wants to see Lakers vs. Clippers playoff series
    2020
  • • NBA great Jerry West: ‘Genius’ Luka Doncic will be better than Dirk Nowitzki
    Future Hall of Famer Dirk Nowitzki is widely considered one of the best foreign-born players in NBA history. Without question, he’s the greatest player in Dallas Mavericks franchise history. That’s until we get an opinion from NBA logo himself and Hall of Famer Jerry West. The current Los Angeles Clippers adviser just recently called Luka Doncic a “genius” in talking to Kevin Sherrington of The Da...2020
  • • LeBron James passes Jordan to set another postseason record in Game 2
    Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has been unbelievably hot during the postseason this year. The King made NBA Playoff history during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night.LeBron went over the 30 point and 10 assist barriers during the game. It marked the 16th time in James’ postseason career where he topped each number, passing the great Mic...2018
  • • Where did it all go wrong? Post-mortem for NBA playoff wannabes
    2018
  • Jerry West Speaks About The Warriors Four All-Stars
    • Jerry West Speaks About The Warriors Four All-Stars
    Jerry West spoke about all four Warriors‘ All-Stars and said that he still roots for the team. While guesting on the “TK Show” with Tim Kawakami, West, now a Clippers executive, explained why Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green are unique (starting at 7:44): “Kevin Durant, I don’t know— obviously, he’s one […] The post Jerry West Speaks About...2018
  • • Ex-Clipper Jared Dudley compares team to Titanic: ‘It’s slowly going down’
    2017
  • • Brady makes time for Watson; Camp notes 8/16
    WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. Va. – They’re on opposite sidelines, but play the same position. One is a rookie, the other a world-renowned, five-time champion. So, what did the latter – 40-year-old Tom Brady – have to say when he pulled aside Texans QB Deshaun Watson, nearly half Brady’s age at just 21, after Wednesday’s joint session practice? “As an older player, you kind of pass along words of advi...2017
  • • Blogservations: Joint fun in West Virginia
    2017

Jerry West rumors, scandals

  • • Watch: Vince Carter reaches 25,000 career points on dunk
    Vince Carter on Wednesday night eclipsed a cool milestone, and he did so in fitting fashion. Carter dunked a ball at the buzzer in the Toronto Raptors’ 124-108 win over the Atlanta Hawks to give him 14 points for the game and 25,001 for his career. Take a look: Carter made a name for himself with his incredible aerial displays, so the dunk was the best way for him to get to that mark. Now 41, Cart...2018
  • • Celtics Notes: Hayward, Jerry West admires Ainge, Roster
    Gordon Hayward has been fueling speculation with progress videos that despite long odds, he could suit up for the Celtics before the end of the season. However, head coach Brad Stevens gave his most definitive statement to date, declaring Hayward as done for the year, Michael Singer of USA Today Sports writes.“He’s not playing this year,” Stevens said. “I don’t know what else to say. Is he progres...2018
  • • The gift of the Blake Griffin trade
    There’s a thrillingly inconsequential junkiness to this Pistons-Clippers trade. The stuff involved isn’t junk at all. Blake Griffin is a pretty great if diminished player. Tobias Harris has been doing good work in obscurity his entire career. Avery Bradley can guard and shoot and move off the ball. First-rounders from desperate teams can always turn into something. But this isn’t a complete teardo...2018
  • • Report: LeBron James not expected to consider Clippers in free agency
    The Los Angeles Clippers have made it clear they’re not going into full-scale rebuild mode after the trade of franchise big man Blake Griffin on Monday.For Doc Rivers and Co., the idea is to reload on the fly while remaining competitive. It’s a plan that has not necessarily worked for other teams around the league.But following Monday’s shocking trade, various suggestions have come out indicating ...2018
  • • Lakers' Williams hits 66-footer to beat buzzer
    HOUSTON — Move over, Jerry West....2016
  • • Ranking Each of Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Starting 5s
    2016
  • • The Origin and Evolution of 'Riverboat Ron': How Madden Mentorship Shaped Rivera
    2016
  • • Jerry West Says Draymond Green Is One of NBA's 10 Best Players
    2015
  • • For Championship-or-Bust Lakers, Current Drought Feels Familiar
    2015
  • • Randy Moss: I’ll always stand behind Tom Brady
    As the New England Patriots prepare for Week 2 of the NFL’s preseason schedule, yet another former teammate of Tom Brady’s has stepped up to the mic to stand up for the embattled quarterback. Randy Moss showed up to practice on Thursday, met with his childhood hero Jerry West and then vocalized his support for his former quarterback, saying he will always stand behind Brady. Photo: Randy Moss say...2015

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