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Paul Pierce Passes Jerry West For 17th Place On All Time Scoring List

Paul Pierce of the Washington Wizards passes Jerry West on the scoring list Washington Wizards small forward Paul Pierce passes Jerry West on the all time scoring list Tuesday night vs. the Atlanta Hawks to move into 17th place. At the end of the night, Pierce’s career point total is now 25,202 with Reggie Miller next on the list at 25,279 points meaning he’ll likely pass Reggie...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West, Warriors Agree Upon Two-Year Extension

Jerry West and the Golden State Warriors have agreed upon a two-year extension through the 16-17 season. West had one year remaining on his original deal with the team and this new deal will be tacked on, for a total of a three-year commitment from this point. West recently told associates he was considering retring for good. According to multiple sources, West, along with coach...
Via RealGM
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry West says Phil Jackson should coach the Knicks

In the wake of Phil Jackson losing out on Steve Kerr to the Golden State Warriors, one former NBA legend believes the Knicks already have the best available candidate on staff. Warriors consultant/minority owner Jerry West told the New York Post that Jackson should coach the Knicks.  “I think his greatest value would be down there on the bench, to be honest with you, because he’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 16, 2014  |  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

Jerry West Says Competition in Basketball Today Isn’t Very Good

According to Jerry West, one of the most iconic figures in basketball, the game is much different now than when he played. The former NBA champion believes that despite players not shooting as high of a percentage as they did in the 60′s defense is more emphasized now, making the game much more difficult. “It’s a different type of game today,” he said when asked why most...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 21, 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

Seventy-Five Year Old Jerry West Still Gets Buckets

Seventy-Five year old hall-of-famer and Los Angeles Lakers great, Jerry West, who recently did some mentoring at a youth basketball camp, displays for the kids that while he has been out of the league for almost forty years, his shot has gone absolutely no where. While giving advice to the camp-goers on the proper mechanics and form of a jump shot, he casually continues to shoot...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerry West hasn't lost his shooting touch

NBA legend Jerry West now spends his days imparting invaluable basketball knowledge to youngsters. At a recent camp, he kicked it off by claiming he hasn’t shot a basketball in ten years. He went on to perform a shooting drill, and surprise surprise, he didn’t miss a single shot.
Via Pass The Pill
December 19, 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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