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JERRY WEST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jerry West Talks About Advice He Once Gave to LeBron and How He Once Wanted To Kill a Guy

Jerry West is one of the true legends of the game. He’s also a poster child for perseverance in sports, having played in 9 NBA Championships and experiencing defeat in 8 of them. After the The Miami Heat’s 2011 NBA Finals loss to the Dallas Mavericks, LeBron James reached out to the legend to ask for advice on how to get over the hump. On the Bay Area ABC7 post game show for...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 13, 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

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
CHASING HISTORY

West: Heat can break Lakers' streak

Former Lakers great Jerry West believes the Miami Heat have a great chance at breaking his '71-'72 Lakers' record winning streak.

Via Laker Nation
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry West is rooting for the Miami Heat to break his record

Jerry West is historically one of the greatest members of the Los Angeles Lakers fraternity. He was on the 1971-72 team that set the standing record of most wins in-a-row. West like many others sees LeBron James and the Miami Heat knocking at the door of history and he is more than willing to let them in. Please click here to read this story. The post Jerry West is rooting for...
Via Players View
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry West thinks Lakers will make playoffs

The Lakers are still in ninth place in the Western Conference standings, but with 21 games left in the regular season are still close to climbing into the top eight. Former Lakers star and executive Jerry West, who is currently an executive board member for the Golden State Warriors, thinks the team will land a post-season berth. "The Lakers are playing better now, especially...
Via Fox Sports West
March 06, 2013  |  Discuss

West weighs in on Lakers

Jerry West still believes. The former Laker and Lakers general manager -- part of a few mega teams himself that disappointed by not winning a championship before finally breaking through in the early 1970s -- believes the Lakers can pull themselves together and make a run for the Playoffs. a feat that is getting more and more difficult by the day as the games run out and the chemistry...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss
HIGH PRAISE

Jerry West: Kobe greatest Laker ever

NBA Hall of Famer and Lakers legend Jerry West insists that Kobe Bryant, despite the franchise's many phenomenal players, is the greatest Lakers player ever.

Via Larry Brown Sports
December 07, 2012  |  1 Comment

Jerry West would call star players' bluff

When "The Logo" speaks, you listen. Jerry West has built on his legacy on the court by a legendary track record off it. This is the man who created the idea of clearing cap room for a big-name free agent -- look at what he did in the year preceding the team's acquisition of Shaquille O'Neal. This is the man who saw a volatile teenager from Philadelphia and saw...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 12, 2012  |  Discuss

West predicts a dangerous Lakers playoff team

The Lakers hardly deserve favorable reviews. They enter Thursday's game against the Boston Celtics with a 14-11 record and a seventh playoff-seed. That's hardly satisfying for an organization fixated on championships. They've dropped two of their first three games of a six-game trip. That hardly assuages the Lakers' 3-9 road record. They remain at the bottom of the...
Via Fox Sports West
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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