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JERRY WEST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hot Rod Hundley, former Suns and Jazz announcer, dies

PHOENIX -- Hot Rod Hundley, the former NBA player who broadcast Jazz games in New Orleans and Utah for 35 years, died Friday. He was 80. The Jazz said Hundley died at his home in the Phoenix area. Hundley broadcast 3,051 Jazz games from 1974-2009. He joined the franchise before its first season in New Orleans in 1974-75 and moved with the team to Salt Lake City in 1979-80. "Hot Rod...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West On Possible Return To Lakers: “I Wouldn’t Be Asked. Trust Me.”

With the Los Angeles Lakers currently experiencing their worst season in franchise history, some fans of the team would like to see the purple and gold bring back the legendary Jerry West to try and get things headed back in the right direction. West, who is now a consultant with the Golden State Warriors, was the architect of many championship Lakers teams, and he famously managed...
Via Lakerholicz.com
February 14, 2015  |  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

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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