Category: Jerry West

Jerry West Says He’s Never Seen a Better Shooter than Stephen Curry

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Jerry West's Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Playoffs for the second time in 19 years, but they're off to a tough start after a crunch-time loss to the Nuggets in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Still, West is encouraged by the young Nuggets and their ...

Jerry West Reflects on His Time Working For and With Jerry Buss

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

As Jerry West puts it, the Los Angeles Lakers always seemed to be in the right place at the right time to make big moves. That said, Jerry Buss, the former Lakers owner, seemed to play a key role in making sure that always remained the case. Here, West reflects ...

Jerry West on Steve Nash Joining Lakers, Dwight Howard’s Still Uncertain Future

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

The Logo. Always good to hear what Mr. Jerry West thinks about the state of affairs in the National Basketball Association. And with the Los Angeles Lakers having made a splash in this year's free agency, West is asked by Dan Patrick whether he thinks the balance of power has ...

Jerry West Toes Company Line, Not Inclined to Talk NBA Lockout but Happy to Talk Golden State Warriors Future

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

Jerry West has worn many hats in the National Basketball Association over the past fifty-plus years in the league. His latest gig? A member of the Executive Board of the Golden State Warriors. After three consecutive sub-40 win seasons, there's reason to be optimistic again in the Bay Area. The ...

Jerry West Joins Golden State Warriors as a Member of Executive Board

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

If Jerry West has his way, the Golden State Warriors will be a smart, but risk-taking team. The NBA Hall of Famer joined the Warriors this week as a member of their executive board, but insists he's not just going to be some name on a list of board members. Rather, ...

Jerry West is Embarrassed That the Los Angeles Lakers Forgot How to Lose With Class

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Jerry West isn't angry that the Los Angeles Lakers lost. The former Lakers player and general manager knows the team can't win a championship every year. But he also knows that if they aren't going to win, they should at least bow out with some dignity. Instead, West watched the ...

Jerry West Shares his Thoughts on the Lakers, Kobe, Blake Griffin and The League

Friday, January 28th, 2011

When The Logo speaks, we listen. Simple as that really. No man's opinion on the NBA is much more respected than is Jerry West's, so let's hear what he has to say about the League, the Los Angeles Lakers, the other team in LA and its rising young star, Blake ...

Jerry West on Kobe Bryant: “He will go down as one of the two or three greatest players of all time I think”

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Game seven of the NBA Finals might have been sloppy and it might have been a low scoring game, but it’s a game that I will always remember for the way that the two most storied franchises in NBA history left everything out on the court in their chase for ...

Jerry West on Kobe: “He’s the Greatest Laker Player That We Have Ever Seen”

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

The world will forever know that Jerry West loved to go to his right from the left wing. This isn't even the picture that spawned the NBA logo, but it is both a great example of that kind of move and an allusion to the great, historic rivalry between the ...

Jerry West Likes The Lakers Chances Against the Suns

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Jerry West’s deadly jump shot and tenacious defense made him one of the best guards in NBA history.  During his fourteen-year playing career with the Los Angeles Lakers, he was an All-Star every year of his career and led L.A. to the NBA Finals nine times.  He left the game ...