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JERRY WEST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jerry West reportedly won’t be joining the Lakers’ front office

A much-rumored reunion is not to be, according to the latest report. The Los Angeles Lakers firing Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday morning has naturally led to questions about who will be replacing them. There were reports earlier this month that Lakers legend, NBA logo, and Golden State Warriors advisor Jerry West would be “intrigued” by a return to his old stomping...
Via Silver Screen & Roll
6 days ago

WATCH: Lakers Rumors: Could Jerry West Return To The Lakers?

Would you want Jerry West to return to the Lakers? According to the Mercury News, although West is committed to the Golden State Warriors, he 'might be intrigued' with an offer from the Lakers! Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? https://youtu.be/Pvz8mbF4LDQ What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? https...
Via Lakers Nation
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry West taken to hospital after medical scare

Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West was taken to the hospital after having a medical scare on Tuesday, but he is doing better now, according to a report.TMZ Sports says West was at a country club in Los Angeles when he had a medical issue. One person said he collapsed, while another said he fell.The 78-year-old was taken to the hospital in an ambulance. He has been released and is...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
December 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry West sounds off on NBA commish after reaction to Durant signing

Many within the NBA were not happy that the Golden State Warriors were able to sign Kevin Durant with minimal consequence, and commissioner Adam Silver was among them. So incensed was Warriors special assistant Jerry West by Silver’s comments that he called him up and told him as much. “It’s sour grapes,” West said on The TK Show, via Zach Harper of CBS Sports. “We signed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry West was reportedly key in Warriors recruitment of Kevin Durant

The Boston Celtics may have trotted out the big guns for Kevin Durant, but the Golden State Warriors may well have had the best recruiter of all in Jerry West. A Warriors source told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated that West was a big factor in bringing Durant to Golden State, along with assurances that the team would view him on equal footing. So what was the key to KD? One prominent...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Details of Jerry West’s Warriors pitch to Kevin Durant emerge

When Hall of Famer Jerry West calls, you would be pretty dumb not to listen intently and take his words to heart. That’s exactly what happened to former MVP Kevin Durant on Saturday as he continued his whirlwind meetings with six NBA teams before huddling up Sunday night to make the ultimate decision of his career. West, an all-time great member of the Los Angeles Lakers, is...
Via Sportsnaut
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerry West: Warriors fans are "better" than Lakers fans

Being part of the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors understandably has everyone involved very appreciative of the supportive fanbase. Executive Board member Jerry West is no exception, and proclaimed so on a recent appearance on The Jim Rome Show.“Incredible fans, best fans I’ve ever seen in my life, to be honest with you. I’ve never seen anything like it. It just...
Via Yardbarker
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry West on Warriors Front Office: “This is the Most Healthy Environment I’ve Been Involved with”

The great Jerry West is known for spending nearly 40 years in the Los Angeles Lakers organization. From earning 14 All-Star appearances as a player to leading the team to six championships as an executive, West’s Lakers career is what literally made him the Association’s logo. So when West decided to take on the role of consultant for the division-rival Golden State Warriors...
Via Sportsnaut
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry West: Stephen Curry is best shooter 'I've ever seen'

By David Kenyon When the man depicted in the NBA’s logo calls a player the best “I’ve ever seen,” it would be wise to pay attention. During an appearance on Bleacher Report Radio, Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West lauded Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s shooting skills. "I don't think I've ever seen a better shooter than him," West said, per Bleacher...
Via Sportsnaut
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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