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West: Kerr Was Hired With Emphasis On Getting More People Involved In Offense

Jerry West talked about how Steve Kerr's offensive system was created out of playing for Gregg Popovich and Phil Jackson compared to how Mark Jackson had success as a player. "Coaches who have been players in the league, they get so attuned to playing how they were successful, and who their coaches were," said West. "Mark was a real pick-and-roll guy and very, very good at it. Steve...
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Jerry West: 'Analytically-based' NBA teams aren't having a lot of 'success'

Golden State Warriors executive board member Jerry West has made it clear he is not a supporter of the analytics movement that has overtaken the NBA in the last decade. After winning a championship as member of the Warriors organization this past season, West is speaking up and out against analytics yet again, claiming teams that are "analytically-based" do not have much success...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers promote Ryan West, son of Hall of Famer Jerry West

It's feeling like old times for the Los Angeles Lakers, as a man by the name of West is now at the head of the team's player personnel decisions.Former Los Angeles Lakers great Jerry West famously built multiple dynasties in southern California after his playing days were over. But as things changed on the inside for the Lakers, West took a job with the Memphis Grizzlies and then...
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August 24, 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...
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July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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June 17, 2015  |  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...
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June 08, 2015  |  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...
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June 07, 2015  |  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...
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...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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