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JERRY WEST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Harrison Barnes Received First Training With Jerry West Before Season

Harrison Barnes called upon Jerry West to receive training during last offseason. Barnes grew up idolizing Kobe Bryant, whom West acquired with the Los Angeles Lakers. "I had seen him at summer league my rookie year (in 2012 after he was drafted seventh overall out of North Carolina), and I would just jokingly say to him, 'Look man, when are we going to get some work in?'" Barnes...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron poised to pass West, Abdul-Jabbar in playoff record books

LeBron James had his 74th 30-point game in the playoffs Friday in the Cavaliers' 94-82 win at Atlanta, tying Jerry West for fourth on the career list. The only players with more are Michael Jordan (109), Kobe Bryant (88) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (75). James also had his 53rd playoff game with at least 30 points, five rebounds and five assists, extending his NBA record. He broke...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson Requested Jerry West Not Attend Most Practices, Team Activities

Mark Jackson has asked the Golden State Warriors' front office that Jerry West not attend most practice and team activities, according to sources. West is a high-level adviser for the Warriors.
Via RealGM
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West doubts Kobe Bryant will return to former level of play

Jerry West has been there since the start of Kobe Bryant’s career. That’s why people always listen up when he has something to say about the Black Mamba. West was a guest on ESPN radio earlier this week. While on the air, he discussed a number of topics, including this year’s NBA Draft. West also touched on the state of the Lakers and Kobe’s future. While The Logo doesn...
Via Lakerholicz.com
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

75-Year-Old Jerry West Drains Shot After Shot, Then Tells Kids He Hasn’t Shot a Basketball in Years (Video)

Jerry West makes clichés come true. His shooting form can literally be found if someone looks up how to shoot a basketball in a dictionary. The way the Lakers legend dribbled the ball down the court is literally the NBA’s logo. And when he says kids will be able to make shots for the rest of their lives if they learn the right technique now, that literally happens, too — just...
Via NESN.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

75-year-old Jerry West jokes about not shooting “in a few years” at Warriors kids camp

In the annals of NBA history, there are few players that could shoot the ball like Los Angeles Lakers guard Jerry West and thanks to the below video, we still definitive proof that in this day and age, West can shoot the rock like no other. The below clip show Jerry teaching at a Golden State Warriors kids camp (date is unknown) and showing the correct form on a jump shot. Watch...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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