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Jerry West Net Worth

Jerry West Net Worth is
$55 Million

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Jerry West Net Worth $55 Million

The Appeal of the Los Angeles Lakers Enabled Him to Be Hailed As One50 Greatest Players in NBA Historyand Be Inducted Into Theinducted Into Thenaismith Basketball Hall of Fame, in 1996 and 1980 Respectively. Known for his nicknames”Zeke from Cabin Creek”,”The Logo” and “Mr. Clutch”, Jerry West is a retired NBA player who’s now worth $55 million. His whole 14-year professional career was spent with the Los Angeles Lakers. While analyzing atWest Virginia University, he led the university’s team to the1959NCAAchampionship match. Despite theWVU Mountaineers’ loss, West still earned theMost Precious Playeraward. A year later, he was selected by Minneapolis Lakers as its second overall pick in the very first round of 1960 NBA Draft. Jerry West is probably among the most successful players in the annals of NBA. For fourteen times, he was part of anNBA All-StarTeam. Jerry has played for 9 NBA Finals and he’s the only player to have won theFinals MVPaward regardless of the fact that his team lost. In 1995, he became a recipient ofNBA Executive of the Year Awardfor handling Lakers and 2004, he received exactly the same award for handling Memphis Grizzlies. Martha Jane Kane. His marriage to his second wifeKaren resulted to the arrival of his other two sons named Jonnie and Ryan.



Full NameJerry West
Net Worth$55 Million
Date Of BirthMay 28, 1938
Place Of BirthChelyan, West Virginia, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight174 lbs (79 kg)
ProfessionBasketball player, Basketball Coach
EducationWest Virginia University
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseKaren West, Martha Jane Kane
ChildrenDavid West, Jonnie West, Ryan West, Mark West, Michael West
ParentsHoward Stewart West, Cecil Sue West
SiblingsCharles West, Barbara West, David West, Patricia Noel, Hannah Bowman
NicknamesJerry Alan West
AwardsBill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award
#Fact
1President of Basketball Operations, Memphis Grizzlies (2002 - present; announced on April 30, 2002) [April 2002]
2Coached by Fred Schaus at West Virginia University, then with the Los Angeles Lakers.
3Played for the gold medal U.S. Olympic Team in 1960.
4Member of the NBA 35th Anniversary Team (1980) and 50th Anniversary Team (1996).
5Holds 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).
6He hated his original nickname "Zeke from Cabin Creek."
7Fourteen-time NBA All-Star (1961-1974). NBA All-Star MVP (1972). NBA Finals MVP (1969).
8Compiled a 145-101 (.589) record during his three seasons as coach.
9All-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).
10All-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).
11A terrific shooter, he made a 60-foot shot as time expired to send game 3 of 1970 NBA Finals vs. Knicks into overtime.
12Played high school basketball for the East Bank High School Pioneers (in East Bank, WV)
13Guided West Virginia University to the 1959 NCAA national championship game, where WVU lost to the UC (University of California) Golden Bears by one point
14NBA Executive of the Year (1994-1995)
15Head coach, Los Angeles Lakers (1976-1977 to 1978-1979)
16Guided the Lakers from a managerial/consultant position to NBA championships in 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001 and 2002
17General Manager, Lakers (1982-1983 through 1993-1994)
18Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations, Lakers, (1994-1995 to 2000)
19Consultant, Los Angeles Lakers (1979-1980 through 1981-1982)
20The NBA logo is based on a silhouette image of Jerry West.
21Professional basketball player.
22Played for the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Lakers, 1960-1961 thru 1973-1974.
23Enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 along with Jerry Lucas and Oscar Robertson.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Four Square Miles to GloryDocumentary post-productionHimself
Mike & Mike2016TV SeriesHimself - Basketball Hall of Famer
Kareem: Minority of One2015DocumentaryHimself
Thru the Lens2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2011TV SeriesHimself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel2011TV SeriesHimself - Former NBA Player (segment "The Logo")
On the Shoulders of Giants: The Story of the Greatest Team You Never Heard Of2010DocumentaryHimself
30 for 302010TV Series documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2006-2010TV SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2007TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury1999-2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Bill Russell: My Life, My Way2000TV Movie documentaryHimself - Los Angeles Lakers 1960-1974
Arli$$1997TV SeriesHimself
Greatest Sports Legends1976TV SeriesHimself
Cavalcade of Champions1973TV MovieHimself
1973 NBA All-Star Game1973TV SpecialHimself
1972 NBA All-Star Game1972TV SpecialHimself
1971 NBA All-Star Game1971TV SpecialHimself
The 1970 NBA Finals1970TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Los Angeles Lakers Guard / Forward
1970 NBA All-Star Game1970TV SpecialHimself
1968 NBA All-Star Game1968TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kobe Bryant's Muse2015TV Special documentaryHimself
Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Rome Is Burning2009-2010TV SeriesHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...2005TV SeriesHimself
:03 from Gold2002TV Movie documentaryHimself
NBA Awesome Endings1989Video documentaryHimself

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