What did Jerry West accomplish?

During his 14-year playing career with the Los Angeles Lakers, West became synonymous with brilliant basketball. He was the third player in league history to reach 25,000 points (after Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson). He was an All-Star every year of his career and led Los Angeles to the NBA Finals nine times.

What records does Jerry West have?

Jerry West

Los Angeles Clippers
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Career coaching record
NBA 145–101 (.589)

What was Jerry West’s nickname?

Mr. Clutch
Mr. OutsideThe Logo
Jerry West/Nicknames

How many rings does Jerry West have as a player?

eight NBA Championships
West, 77, owns a list of accomplishments as both a player and front office executive that is unmatched in league history: eight NBA Championships as a player, executive or special consultant, two NBA Executive of the Year awards, 14 NBA All-Star appearances, 10 First Team All-NBA selections, election into the Naismith …

Why is Jerry West influential?

Jerry West is one of the most influential players in Los Angeles Lakers history. He was the team’s first superstar after moving from Minneapolis to Los Angeles in 1960, spent 14 years there as a player and then almost 30 more as a coach and executive.

What teams has Jerry West managed?

Los Angeles LakersHead coach, 1976–1979
Jerry West/Teams coached

What is Jerry West position?

Point guard
Shooting guard
Jerry West/Position

What NBA player was Mr Clutch?

Francis Arnaiz
Clutch is the nickname of: Francis Arnaiz (born 1951), Filipino basketball player.

Why is Jerry West called Zeke from Cabin Creek?

Some sportswriters called him “Zeke” because it rhymed with his hometown, as in “Zeke From Cabin Creek.” It was a futile attempt at comedy, a failed experiment with wit, a dig at his proud heritage. Jerry West did not like the nickname. But he played during the heyday of Lil’ Abner, the Beverly Hillbillies and Hee Haw.

Who is the NBA logo after?

star Jerry West
Lakers star Jerry West served as the model for the NBA logo that Alan Siegel created in 1969 — though the league doesn’t officially recognize it’s West. Half a century later, Irving thinks it’s time to update the logo. “Gotta Happen,” he wrote to his more than 14 million followers on Instagram, “idc what anyone says.