Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 3/22/13
The man known as “The Logo” Jerry West, believes that the Miami Heat have an incredible chance to break the Los Angeles Lakers 33-game winning streak. West, who is an executive with the Golden State Warriors after successful tenures with the Lakers and the Memphis Grizzlies, was on that team in the 1971-72 season that set the longstanding record. In a story via Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles, the former Lakers guard, says that the fact that the record could fall doesn’t bother him. “I think [the Heat] have an incredible chance to do it,” said Golden State Warriors executive Jerry West, who averaged 25.8 points and 9.7 assists for the Lakers in 1971-72. “You ask me, ‘Does it bother me?’ Absolutely not. I think it’s great for the league. I’m excited for my friend, Pat Riley, to be able to replicate this now as an executive. But as a player, that’s pretty special.” West likes the Heat’s playing style and is also a fan of Lebron James, especially after he’s risen above all the cr
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