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Jerry West

Why Proponents of Raising the NBA Age Minimum Are Full of Beans

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.06.2014 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The NBA's owners may sincerely believe that they will be improving the overall product if they start barring players under 20. But they will be sincerely mistaken.

WATCH: 'The Logo' Still Can't Miss

Posted 12.20.2013 | Sports

Even at 75 years old, basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West doesn't miss. He just doesn't. While teaching a group of children what the perfect shoot...

Dirk Climbs All-Time Scoring List

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki passed Jerry West on the NBA scoring list from a familiar spot: behind the 3-point line. Nowitzki had 19 points, includ...

The Greatest Duo in NBA History, Or What Could Have Been

Misha Hyman | Posted 04.27.2013 | Sports
Misha Hyman

No matter who is brought up, none can compare to the dominance of combination Shaq and Kobe. If only they stayed together and resolved their alpha male differences, the duo could have attained more than eight championships in their respected careers.

Ron Dicker

Creator Of The NBA Logo Leaves His Firm After 43 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

Branding giant Alan Siegel, who created the NBA's iconic logo, is leaving the Siegel+Gale firm that he founded 43 years ago. Thursday or Friday wil...

Learning From Jerry West's Depression

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 12.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Thank you for writing your book, Jerry West. It will help many people feel less alone and may, in fact, cause you, with your words, to become the loving father to them that you never had.

NBA Legend Reveals Lifelong Secret

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.15.2011 | Sports

Jerry West says he has battled depression since childhood, when his father would beat the future Hall of Famer, causing low self-esteem that has plagu...

Arizona Recall Election Heats Up: Dirty Tricks for Tea Party President Pearce Backfire

Jeff Biggers | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

With the Arizona Supreme Court giving the final green light last week, the historic recall election of self-proclaimed "Tea Party President" and SB 1070 architect Russell Pearce has diverged into a spectacular display of high road and low road politics.

West By West, An Hour With Jerry West

Anne Phillips | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports
Anne Phillips

Jerry West, the iconic basketball player, gave a preview of his upcoming book at a Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce luncheon this week.

Laker Legends Rip Team

Posted 07.10.2011 | Sports

Not only did the Dallas Mavericks embarrass the defending champion Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, they embarrassed a couple of former Lakers stars. ...

Jerry West Is Wrong and Right About the Lakers

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Jerry West -- the NBA's logo and an architect of a few NBA title teams in LA -- argued last week that the current Lakers have a problem on defense.

Kobe Breaks Lakers Scoring Record

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Kobe Bryant scored 44 points, passing Jerry West as the Los Angeles Lakers' career scorer, but it wasn't enough as the Memphis ...

Sports Stars Accuse Investment Advisor Of Gouging Them

Los Angeles Times | Kim Christensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NBA legend Jerry West, Dodgers third-baseman Nomar Garciaparra and a bevy of other major sports figures have accused their prominent Los Angeles inves...