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Jerry West

AKA Jerome Alan West

Born: 28-May-1938
Birthplace: Chelyan, WV

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Basketball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Los Angeles Lakers

West's silhouette is used as part of the official NBA logo.

Wife: Karen Bua (m. 28-May-1978, two children)
Son: Jonnie West (b. 18-May-1986)

    High School: East Bank High School, East Bank, WV (1956)
    University: BS Physical Education, West Virginia University (1960)

    Bill Bradley for President
    Basketball Hall of Fame 1980
    NBA Top 50 Players 1996
    NBA Executive of the Year 1994/95
    NBA Executive of the Year 2003/04

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Memphis Grizzlies President, Basketball Operations (2002-)
    Los Angeles Lakers EVP Basketball Operations (1994-2000)
    Los Angeles Lakers General Manager (1982-)
    Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach (1976-79)
    Los Angeles Lakers (1960-74)

Author of books:
West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life (2011, memoir)


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