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JERRY WEST RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jerry West wishes LeBron didn't call himself best player in world

Jerry West, otherwise known as the “Logo,” is one of the primary reasons the Golden State Warriors just earned their first championship in 40 years. Joining the Warriors as a head consultant back in 2011, the Hall of Famer helped shape the roster that ran roughshod through the Association this year. He’s also been around the game of professional basketball for over 55 years...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jerry West threatened to leave the Warriors if they traded Klay Thompson for Kevin Love

NBA legend Jerry West know a little bit about evaluating elite talent. West, who is part owner of the Golden State Warriors also serves as a consultant for the team as well. West’s knowledge was put to the test last summer when the Warriors were trying to acquired Kevin Love, who was in Minnesota. Timberwolves president Flip Saunders wouldn’t accept the trade unless Klay Thompson...
Via No Guts, No Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry West: “the media ought to be embarrassed” for trashing LeBron

Before Sunday’s Game 2, current Golden State Warriors consultant and Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West had some strong words for the members of the media that have made a hobby of criticizing LeBron James. West said that the media that takes on LeBron “ought to be embarrassed”. Jerry West on LeBron: "To me, the media ought to be embarrassed that they take him on." @br_radio...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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. From B/R’s Howard Beck: Jerry West on Steph Curry: "I don't think I've ever seen a better...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Six moves that made the Warriors NBA title contenders

It’s been 40 years in the making, but the Golden State Warriors are finally heading back to the NBA Finals. By virtue of a sloppy 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, Golden State will play the Cleveland Cavaliers for the NBA title. When looking at how the Warriors got to this point, it’s important to remember where...
Via Sportsnaut
May 28, 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

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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