Friday, May 20, 2011

The Logo Jerry West joins Golden State Warriors front office

Jerry West (logo shot)/Courtesy:
((ht: san jose mercury news))

The man who is the embodiment of the NBA's official logo is changing jobs. Well, actually he's kinda just getting back in the game.

Jerry West, LA Lakers legend and former General Manager of both the Memphis Grizzlies and the Lakers will be involved in helping the Golden State Warriors in their attempt at returning to respectability. His role, advisor and executive board member.

The story from the San Jose Mercury News RIGHT HERE

Even if it is just advisory this is a bit of a coup for the Warriors. New owners Joe Lacob and Peter Guber realize that something needs to be done to resuscitate the once proud team, who with a few exceptions really hasn't been successful on a big scale since the Rick Barry days of the late 70's.

We will see if West, new GM Bob Myers and whomever they settle on as the new coach is enough to do the trick.

Here's a short doc on the legend of Jerry West:

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