He returned to Los Angeles with the Clippers in 2017 to serve in a comparable position. West might merely be a consultant, but you don’t hire West -- the hallowed scout with the golden eye that engineered the deal that brought Kobe Bryant to the Lakers and made space for Shaq, who threatened to quit if the Warriors traded Klay Thompson for Kevin Love -- to not consider his input.

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West’s roles as an NBA executive span 37 years, including tenures with the Lakers, Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors and Clippers, whom he’s helping to, as Winger put it at a fan event in February, “thread the needle that (team owner) Steve (Ballmer) is asking us to thread between competing and having a sustainable contender at some point in the near future.”.

A coronavirus outbreak tied to a wedding reception caused 177 infections and 7 COVID-19 deaths. PLAYA VISTA >> Seventeen years after he left Los Angeles basketball behind, Jerry West returned on Monday.

For a man who spent most of his adult life affiliated with the Lakers, it was no doubt strange to hold a microphone branded with the Clippers logo; to sit in front of a Clippers backdrop; to get in the car to drive to work and wind up in Playa Vista.

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Veteran NBA executive Jerry West will continue his role as an executive board member with the LA Clippers for at least one more season, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Andrew Greif is the Clippers beat writer for the Los Angeles Times. I love to be involved in people that love to win and I know what these two guys (Rivers and Frank) are about.”. Er spielte zwischen 1960 und 1974 für die Los Angeles Lakers in der US-Profiliga NBA.Das NBA-Logo ist der Silhouette von West nachempfunden, weswegen er … Jerry West is leaving the Golden State Warriors to take a similar job with the Los Angeles Clippers, SI.com has learned.

“I promise you,” West said, “behind the scenes they’ll get my undivided attention trying to help make a difference.”. Out with the essay collection ‘No One Asked For This,’ David talks candidly about nepotism, Pete Davidson and a terrifying, hilarious web of neuroses. But help, mercifully, arrived. When he was introduced as a consultant for the Clippers in 2017, West said: “I love challenges.

It was West who, fresh on the job, pushed the Clippers to trade Blake Griffin last season, which opened cap space. There is a ton at stake, but no true marquee matchup.

He retired as a player when the Lakers had already made him the highest-paid player in the NBA.

Now with the Warriors poised to be dominant for years, with the Spurs still being the Spurs, and having been passed in the standings by teams such as Houston and Utah, the Clippers have some hard decisions to make this summer. Now you can see the COVID-19 risk anywhere in the country, in real time. But he was a respected voice on personnel matters as Golden State turned from a laughingstock to a model franchise. “It is absolutely terrible. That meant familiarizing himself with the players and helping to develop an offseason strategy. What that idea is remained unclear. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Jerry West calls Clippers role ‘last adventure of my life’, Alexander: There was a case for Mookie Betts as NL MVP, Freddie Freeman wins NL MVP; Dodgers’ Mookie Betts finishes second, Rams’ Aaron Donald resumes chase vs. Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, Chargers LB Kenneth Murray returns to starting role after brief benching. I know the pecking order here.”.

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