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Westbrook is blowing minds in a way few thought he ever could

Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Russell Westbrook has always been known as a score-first point guard. So much so that during his early seasons playing alongside Kevin Durant, there was this persistent notion that field goals attempted portion of the box score wasn't big enough for the two of them.For Durant to truly flourish he needed a pass-first point guard, the claim went. Perhaps...
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Shaq to be honored with statue outside Staples Center

The Lakers announced plans on Wednesday night to honor former superstar center Shaquille O’Neal with his own statue outside Staples Center. The announcement came on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” and Shaq didn’t believe it. Lakers executive Jeanie Buss confirmed the move in a statement. “We look forward to having Shaq join the other legends who have been honored with statues...
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Jerry West and the Warriors’ tribute video almost made Kobe Bryant cry

The Kobe Bryant retirement tour made its final stop in Oakland last night. In lieu of a gift — Kobe doesn’t want any — they produced a pretty compelling video tribute instead. Prior to tonight's action, Jerry West provided this video tribute to Kobe Bryant. — GoldenStateWarriors (@warriors) January 15, 2016 Of course, it was West who originally...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Is The Best Player On The Thunder?

As of right now, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are both scoring over 25 points per game. This is not something to be taken for granted; they would become only the 15th pair of teammates ever to reach this milestone, and the first since LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in the 2010-11 season.Both Durant and Westbrook are in the thick of the MVP race as well. In fact, Basketball...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry West: It’s painful watching Kobe Bryant

You know Kobe Bryant is having a miserable season when the man who brought him to the Los Angeles Lakers is having a hard time watching him play. Jerry West, who orchestrated the trade that brought Bryant to the Lakers in 1996, recently said it has been “painful” to watch Kobe go out like this. “It has been painful for me to watch him,” West told Steve Ginsburg of Reuters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry West calls Draymond Green a top 10 player in the NBA

The two-way flexibility of Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is one of the most indispensable components of the team’s continued demolition derby over the rest of the NBA. None of that is lost on Warriors executive Jerry West. In an interview with KNBR 680-AM on Wednesday, the Logo heaped the praise on the fourth-year Michigan State product. “We have two of the top...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry West: Warriors fans are "better" than Lakers fans

Being part of the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors understandably has everyone involved very appreciative of the supportive fanbase. Executive Board member  Jerry West is no exception, and proclaimed so on a recent appearance on The Jim Rome Show.“Incredible fans, best fans I’ve ever seen in my life, to be honest with you. I’ve never seen anything like it. It just...
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October 21, 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

By Vincent Frank 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...
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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

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