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Jerry West Net Worth

Jerry West Net Worth is
$55 Million

Jerry West Biography

Known for his nicknames

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameJerry West
Net Worth$55 Million
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1938
Height1.88 m
Weight79 kg
ProfessionBasketball coach, Basketball player
EducationWest Virginia University
SpouseKaren West, Martha Jane Kane
ChildrenJonnie West, Ryan West, Michael West, Mark West, David West
ParentsHoward Stewart West, Cecil Sue West
SiblingsCharles West, Barbara West, David West, Patricia Noel, Hannah Bowman
AwardsBill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, All-NBA Team, NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award, NBA All-Defensive Team, NBA Executive of the Year Award

Interesting Facts

1 President of Basketball Operations, Memphis Grizzlies (2002 - present; announced on April 30, 2002) [April 2002]
2 Coached by Fred Schaus at West Virginia University, then with the Los Angeles Lakers.
3 Played for the gold medal U.S. Olympic Team in 1960.
4 Member of the NBA 35th Anniversary Team (1980) and 50th Anniversary Team (1996).
5 Holds single-season record for most free throws made-840 (1966). Holds single-series playoff record for highest points-per-game average-46.3 against Baltimore (1965). Holds record for highest point average in playoffs for one season-40.6 in 11 games (1965).
6 He hated his original nickname "Zeke from Cabin Creek."
7 Fourteen-time NBA All-Star (1961-1974). NBA All-Star MVP (1972). NBA Finals MVP (1969).
8 Compiled a 145-101 (.589) record during his three seasons as coach.
9 All-Southern Conference (1958-1960). The Sporting News All-America First Team (1959-1960). All-American Second Team (1958). Team MVP (1959-1960). NCAA tournament Most Outstanding Player Award (1959).
10 All-NBA First Team 10 times (1962-1967, 1970-1973). All-NBA Second Team twice (1968-1969). NBA All-Defensive First Team four times (1970-1973). NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1969).
11 A terrific shooter, he made a 60-foot shot as time expired to send game 3 of 1970 NBA Finals vs. Knicks into overtime.
12 Played high school basketball for the East Bank High School Pioneers (in East Bank, WV)
13 Guided West Virginia University to the 1959 NCAA national championship game, where WVU lost to the UC (University of California) Golden Bears by one point
14 NBA Executive of the Year (1994-1995)
15 Head coach, Los Angeles Lakers (1976-1977 to 1978-1979)
16 Guided the Lakers from a managerial/consultant position to NBA championships in 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001 and 2002
17 General Manager, Lakers (1982-1983 through 1993-1994)
18 Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations, Lakers, (1994-1995 to 2000)
19 Consultant, Los Angeles Lakers (1979-1980 through 1981-1982)
20 The NBA logo is based on a silhouette image of Jerry West.
21 Professional basketball player.
22 Played for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Lakers, 1960-1961 thru 1973-1974.
23 Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 along with Jerry Lucas and Oscar Robertson.



Four Square Miles to Glory Documentary post-production Himself
Mike & Mike 2016 TV Series Himself - Basketball Hall of Famer
Kareem: Minority of One 2015 Documentary Himself
Thru the Lens 2015 TV Mini-Series Himself
Tavis Smiley 2011 TV Series Himself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2011 TV Series Himself - Former NBA Player (segment "The Logo")
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of 2010 Documentary Himself
30 for 30 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Rome Is Burning 2006-2010 TV Series Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2004-2007 TV Series documentary Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2005 TV Series Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 1999-2004 TV Series documentary Himself
Bill Russell: My Life, My Way 2000 TV Movie documentary Himself - Los Angeles Lakers 1960-1974
Arli$$ 1997 TV Series Himself
Greatest Sports Legends 1976 TV Series Himself
Cavalcade of Champions 1973 TV Movie Himself
1973 NBA All-Star Game 1973 TV Special Himself
1972 NBA All-Star Game 1972 TV Special Himself
1971 NBA All-Star Game 1971 TV Special Himself
The 1970 NBA Finals 1970 TV Mini-Series Himself - Los Angeles Lakers Guard / Forward
1970 NBA All-Star Game 1970 TV Special Himself
1968 NBA All-Star Game 1968 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Kobe Bryant's Muse 2015 TV Special documentary Himself
Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Rome Is Burning 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame... 2005 TV Series Himself
:03 from Gold 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself
NBA Awesome Endings 1989 Video documentary Himself

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