Jerry West SG

Born: May 28, 1938 (80 years old)

Birthplace: Chelyan, West Virginia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-2 (188cm)     Weight: 185 (84kg)

Current Team: Los Angeles Clippers

Job Title: Consultant

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1960 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Los Angeles Lakers

Pre-Draft Team: West Virginia (Sr)

High School: East Bank High School [East Bank, West Virginia]

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NBA

14 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, Finals MVP, 10x All-NBA 1st, 4x All-NBA Defensive 1st, 14x All-Star, #44 retired by LAL

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1960-61 LAL 79 - 35.4 6.70 16.00 .419 - - - 4.19 6.29 .666 - - 7.73 4.22 - - 2.70 - 17.58
1961-62 LAL 75 - 41.2 10.65 23.93 .445 - - - 9.49 12.35 .769 - - 7.88 5.36 - - 2.31 - 30.80
1962-63 LAL 55 - 39.3 10.16 22.05 .461 - - - 6.75 8.67 .778 - - 6.98 5.58 - - 2.73 - 27.07
1963-64 LAL 72 - 40.4 10.28 21.24 .484 - - - 8.11 9.75 .832 - - 6.01 5.60 - - 2.78 - 28.67
1964-65 LAL 74 - 41.4 11.11 22.36 .497 - - - 8.76 10.66 .821 - - 6.04 4.92 - - 2.99 - 30.97
1965-66 LAL 79 - 40.7 10.35 21.91 .473 - - - 10.63 12.37 .860 - - 7.11 6.08 - - 3.08 - 31.34
1966-67 LAL 66 - 40.5 9.77 21.05 .464 - - - 9.12 10.39 .878 - - 5.94 6.77 - - 2.42 - 28.67
1967-68 LAL 51 - 37.6 9.33 18.16 .514 - - - 7.67 9.45 .811 - - 5.76 6.08 - - 2.98 - 26.33
1968-69 LAL 61 - 39.2 8.93 18.95 .471 - - - 8.03 9.79 .821 - - 4.30 6.93 - - 2.56 - 25.90
1969-70 LAL 74 - 42.0 11.23 22.61 .497 - - - 8.74 10.61 .824 - - 4.57 7.49 - - 2.16 - 31.20
1970-71 LAL 69 - 41.2 9.67 19.58 .494 - - - 7.61 9.14 .832 - - 4.64 9.49 - - 2.61 - 26.94
1971-72 LAL 77 - 38.6 9.55 20.00 .477 - - - 6.69 8.22 .814 - - 4.25 9.70 - - 2.71 - 25.78
1972-73 LAL 69 - 35.7 8.96 18.71 .479 - - - 4.91 6.10 .805 - - 4.19 8.80 - - 2.00 - 22.83
1973-74 LAL 31 - 31.2 7.48 16.74 .447 - - - 5.32 6.39 .833 0.97 2.77 3.74 6.65 2.61 0.74 2.58 - 20.29
CAREER   932 - 39.2 9.67 20.42 .474 - - - 7.68 9.44 .814 0.97 2.77 5.76 6.69 2.61 0.74 2.61 - 27.03

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1960-61 LAL 79 - 2797 529 1264 .419 - - - 331 497 .666 - - 611 333 - - 213 - 1389
1961-62 LAL 75 - 3087 799 1795 .445 - - - 712 926 .769 - - 591 402 - - 173 - 2310
1962-63 LAL 55 - 2163 559 1213 .461 - - - 371 477 .778 - - 384 307 - - 150 - 1489
1963-64 LAL 72 - 2906 740 1529 .484 - - - 584 702 .832 - - 433 403 - - 200 - 2064
1964-65 LAL 74 - 3066 822 1655 .497 - - - 648 789 .821 - - 447 364 - - 221 - 2292
1965-66 LAL 79 - 3218 818 1731 .473 - - - 840 977 .860 - - 562 480 - - 243 - 2476
1966-67 LAL 66 - 2670 645 1389 .464 - - - 602 686 .878 - - 392 447 - - 160 - 1892
1967-68 LAL 51 - 1919 476 926 .514 - - - 391 482 .811 - - 294 310 - - 152 - 1343
1968-69 LAL 61 - 2394 545 1156 .471 - - - 490 597 .821 - - 262 423 - - 156 - 1580
1969-70 LAL 74 - 3106 831 1673 .497 - - - 647 785 .824 - - 338 554 - - 160 - 2309
1970-71 LAL 69 - 2845 667 1351 .494 - - - 525 631 .832 - - 320 655 - - 180 - 1859
1971-72 LAL 77 - 2973 735 1540 .477 - - - 515 633 .814 - - 327 747 - - 209 - 1985
1972-73 LAL 69 - 2460 618 1291 .479 - - - 339 421 .805 - - 289 607 - - 138 - 1575
1973-74 LAL 31 - 967 232 519 .447 - - - 165 198 .833 30 86 116 206 81 23 80 - 629
CAREER   932 - 36571 9016 19032 .474 - - - 7160 8801 .814 30 86 5366 6238 81 23 2435 - 25192

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1960-61 LAL 79 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 - - 0.39 36 43 .456 3.10 3.50 6.60
1961-62 LAL 75 - 0 0 11 0 0 0 .338 - - 0.52 51 23 .689 9.80 3.10 12.90
1962-63 LAL 55 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .247 - - 0.39 42 13 .764 5.50 2.60 8.10
1963-64 LAL 72 - 0 0 6 0 0 0 .349 - - 0.46 41 31 .569 12.20 1.80 14.00
1964-65 LAL 74 - 0 0 7 0 0 0 .356 - - 0.48 47 27 .635 14.80 1.90 16.70
1965-66 LAL 79 - 1 0 10 0 0 0 .361 - - 0.56 45 34 .570 14.40 2.70 17.10
1966-67 LAL 66 - 0 0 5 0 0 0 .288 - - 0.49 32 34 .485 9.40 2.30 11.70
1967-68 LAL 51 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .205 - - 0.52 33 18 .647 8.00 1.60 9.60
1968-69 LAL 61 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .271 - - 0.52 43 18 .705 8.60 2.10 10.80
1969-70 LAL 74 - 0 0 13 0 0 0 .378 - - 0.47 44 30 .595 11.50 3.70 15.20
1970-71 LAL 69 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .354 - - 0.47 44 25 .638 10.20 2.50 12.80
1971-72 LAL 77 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .378 - - 0.41 67 10 .870 8.40 4.90 13.30
1972-73 LAL 69 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .328 - - 0.33 53 16 .768 6.70 3.80 10.60
1973-74 LAL 31 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .124 - - 0.38 16 15 .516 1.90 1.30 3.20
CAREER   932 - 1 0 66 0 0 0 .327 - - 0.46 594 337 .638 124.50 37.80 162.60

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1960-61 LAL 79 - .468 .419 - - - - - - - - 108.45 - 1.10 - - 15.71
1961-62 LAL 75 - .524 .445 - - - - - - - - 121.40 - 1.29 - - 22.76
1962-63 LAL 55 - .523 .461 - - - - - - - - 123.86 - 1.23 - - 21.83
1963-64 LAL 72 - .562 .484 - - - - - - - - 131.59 - 1.35 - - 25.02
1964-65 LAL 74 - .572 .497 - - - 19.99 - - - - 131.80 - 1.38 - - 25.77
1965-66 LAL 79 - .573 .473 - - - 21.93 - - - - 133.23 - 1.43 - - 25.31
1966-67 LAL 66 - .559 .464 - - - 23.06 - - - - 134.19 - 1.36 - - 22.96
1967-68 LAL 51 - .590 .514 - - - 22.57 - - - - 132.52 - 1.45 - - 23.63
1968-69 LAL 61 - .557 .471 - - - 26.37 - - - - 129.22 - 1.37 - - 22.72
1969-70 LAL 74 - .572 .497 - - - 27.14 - - - - 132.09 - 1.38 - - 24.39
1970-71 LAL 69 - .571 .494 - - - 32.34 - - - - 132.57 - 1.38 - - 23.52
1971-72 LAL 77 - .546 .477 - - - 33.73 - - - - 129.09 - 1.29 - - 24.83
1972-73 LAL 69 - .533 .479 - - - 35.48 - - - - 128.39 - 1.22 - - 23.00
1973-74 LAL 31 - .519 .447 2.95 7.82 5.48 32.52 - 3.60 1.12 - 128.03 - 1.21 - 95.6 22.36
CAREER   932 - .550 .474 2.95 7.82 5.48 27.42 - 3.60 1.12 - 128.73 - 1.32 - 95.6 23.25

☆ All-Star Season

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NBA Transactions

Apr 11, 1960 - The Los Angeles Lakers selected Jerry West in Round 1 with Pick 2 in the 1960 NBA Draft.
Sep 20, 1960 - Jerry West signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jul 1, 1962 - Jerry West, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.
Sep 1, 1962 - Jerry West signed a multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Jul 1, 1974 - Jerry West, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP - 1969
All-NBA First Team - 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
All-NBA Second Team - 1968, 1969
All-NBA Defensive First Team - 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
All-NBA Defensive Second Team - 1969

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1960-61 LAL 12 - 38.4 8.25 16.83 .490 - - - 6.42 8.83 .726 - - 8.67 5.25 - - 3.25 - 22.92
1961-62 LAL 13 - 42.8 11.08 23.85 .465 - - - 9.31 11.54 .807 - - 6.77 4.38 - - 2.92 - 31.46
1962-63 LAL 13 - 41.4 11.08 22.00 .503 - - - 5.69 7.69 .740 - - 8.15 4.69 - - 2.62 - 27.85
1963-64 LAL 5 - 41.2 11.40 23.00 .496 - - - 8.40 10.60 .792 - - 7.20 3.40 - - 4.00 - 31.20
1964-65 LAL 11 - 42.7 14.09 31.91 .442 - - - 12.45 14.00 .890 - - 5.73 5.27 - - 3.36 - 40.64
1965-66 LAL 14 - 44.2 13.21 25.50 .518 - - - 7.79 8.93 .872 - - 6.29 5.64 - - 2.86 - 34.21
1966-67 LAL 1 - 1.0 0.00 0.00 .000 - - - 0.00 0.00 .000 - - 1.00 0.00 - - 0.00 - 0.00
1967-68 LAL 15 - 41.5 11.00 20.87 .527 - - - 8.80 11.27 .781 - - 5.40 5.47 - - 3.13 - 30.80
1968-69 LAL 18 - 42.1 10.89 23.50 .463 - - - 9.11 11.33 .804 - - 3.94 7.50 - - 2.89 - 30.89
1969-70 LAL 18 - 46.1 10.89 23.22 .469 - - - 9.44 11.78 .802 - - 3.67 8.39 - - 3.06 - 31.22
1971-72 LAL 15 - 40.5 8.53 22.67 .376 - - - 5.87 7.07 .830 - - 4.87 8.93 - - 2.60 - 22.93
1972-73 LAL 17 - 37.5 8.88 19.76 .449 - - - 5.82 7.47 .780 - - 4.47 7.76 - - 2.88 - 23.59
1973-74 LAL 1 - 14.0 2.00 9.00 .222 - - - 0.00 0.00 .000 0.00 2.00 2.00 1.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 - 4.00
CAREER   153 - 41.3 10.60 22.61 .469 - - - 7.93 9.84 .805 0.00 2.00 5.59 6.34 0.00 0.00 2.95 - 29.13

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1960-61 LAL 12 - 461 99 202 .490 - - - 77 106 .726 - - 104 63 - - 39 - 275
1961-62 LAL 13 - 557 144 310 .465 - - - 121 150 .807 - - 88 57 - - 38 - 409
1962-63 LAL 13 - 538 144 286 .503 - - - 74 100 .740 - - 106 61 - - 34 - 362
1963-64 LAL 5 - 206 57 115 .496 - - - 42 53 .792 - - 36 17 - - 20 - 156
1964-65 LAL 11 - 470 155 351 .442 - - - 137 154 .890 - - 63 58 - - 37 - 447
1965-66 LAL 14 - 619 185 357 .518 - - - 109 125 .872 - - 88 79 - - 40 - 479
1966-67 LAL 1 - 1 0 0 .000 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 1 0 - - 0 - 0
1967-68 LAL 15 - 622 165 313 .527 - - - 132 169 .781 - - 81 82 - - 47 - 462
1968-69 LAL 18 - 757 196 423 .463 - - - 164 204 .804 - - 71 135 - - 52 - 556
1969-70 LAL 18 - 830 196 418 .469 - - - 170 212 .802 - - 66 151 - - 55 - 562
1971-72 LAL 15 - 608 128 340 .376 - - - 88 106 .830 - - 73 134 - - 39 - 344
1972-73 LAL 17 - 638 151 336 .449 - - - 99 127 .780 - - 76 132 - - 49 - 401
1973-74 LAL 1 - 14 2 9 .222 - - - 0 0 .000 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 - 4
CAREER   153 - 6321 1622 3460 .469 - - - 1213 1506 .805 0 2 855 970 0 0 451 - 4457

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1960-61 LAL 12 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 - - 0.52 6 6 .500 1.70 0.30 1.90
1961-62 LAL 13 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .365 - - 0.48 7 6 .538 2.20 0.20 2.40
1962-63 LAL 13 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .382 - - 0.35 6 7 .462 1.70 0.40 2.10
1963-64 LAL 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .409 - - 0.46 2 3 .400 1.00 -0.10 0.90
1964-65 LAL 11 - 0 0 8 0 0 0 .461 - - 0.44 5 6 .455 1.90 - 1.90
1965-66 LAL 14 - 1 0 3 0 0 0 .417 - - 0.35 7 7 .500 2.70 0.40 3.10
1966-67 LAL 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 - - 0.00 - - - - - -
1967-68 LAL 15 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .371 - - 0.54 10 5 .667 3.10 0.50 3.60
1968-69 LAL 18 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .465 - - 0.48 11 7 .611 3.20 1.10 4.30
1969-70 LAL 18 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .430 - - 0.51 11 7 .611 2.60 0.60 3.20
1971-72 LAL 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .431 - - 0.31 12 3 .800 -0.20 1.20 1.00
1972-73 LAL 17 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .404 - - 0.38 9 8 .529 1.50 0.90 2.40
1973-74 LAL 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .016 - - 0.00 1 0 1.000 -0.10 - -0.10
CAREER   153 - 1 0 20 0 0 0 .387 - - 0.44 87 65 .572 21.30 5.50 26.70

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1960-61 LAL 12 - .553 .490 - - - 19.79 - - - - 121.65 - 1.36 - - 18.11
1961-62 LAL 13 - .544 .465 - - - 16.62 - - - - 127.12 - 1.32 - - 18.94
1962-63 LAL 13 - .548 .503 - - - 19.17 - - - - 124.35 - 1.27 - - 19.44
1963-64 LAL 5 - .564 .496 - - - 17.28 - - - - 128.81 - 1.36 - - 21.45
1964-65 LAL 11 - .534 .442 - - - 22.63 - - - - 133.12 - 1.27 - - 28.84
1965-66 LAL 14 - .581 .518 - - - 20.06 - - - - 139.02 - 1.34 - - 25.03
1966-67 LAL 1 - .000 .000 - - - - - - - - 0.00 - 0.00 - - 17.22
1967-68 LAL 15 - .596 .527 - - - 20.18 - - - - 130.82 - 1.48 - - 24.08
1968-69 LAL 18 - .542 .463 - - - 31.56 - - - - 126.73 - 1.31 - - 23.73
1969-70 LAL 18 - .550 .469 - - - 26.68 - - - - 127.08 - 1.34 - - 20.90
1971-72 LAL 15 - .445 .376 - - - 35.09 - - - - 120.67 - 1.01 - - 18.17
1972-73 LAL 17 - .512 .449 - - - 33.59 - - - - 122.89 - 1.19 - - 21.03
1973-74 LAL 1 - .222 .222 - 15.04 6.78 11.45 - - - - 22.22 - 0.44 - 105.7 -0.82
CAREER   153 - .541 .469 - 15.04 6.78 27.49 - - - - 127.42 - 1.29 - 105.7 21.77

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1961, 1974
All-Star MVP - 1972

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1961 West 1 - 25 2 8 .250 - - - 5 6 .833 - - 2 4 - - 3 - 9
1962 West 1 - 31 7 14 .500 - - - 4 6 .667 - - 3 1 - - 2 - 18
1963 West 1 - 32 5 15 .333 - - - 3 4 .750 - - 7 5 - - 1 - 13
1964 West 1 - 42 8 20 .400 - - - 1 1 1.000 - - 4 5 - - 3 - 17
1965 West 1 - 40 8 16 .500 - - - 4 6 .667 - - 5 6 - - 2 - 20
1966 West 1 - 11 1 5 .200 - - - 2 2 1.000 - - 1 0 - - 2 - 4
1967 West 1 - 30 6 11 .545 - - - 4 4 1.000 - - 3 6 - - 3 - 16
1968 West 1 - 32 7 17 .412 - - - 3 4 .750 - - 6 6 - - 4 - 17
1970 West 1 - 31 7 12 .583 - - - 8 12 .667 - - 5 5 - - 3 - 22
1971 West 1 - 20 2 4 .500 - - - 1 3 .333 - - 1 9 - - 1 - 5
1972 West 1 - 27 6 9 .667 - - - 1 2 .500 - - 6 5 - - 2 - 13
1973 West 1 - 20 3 6 .500 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 4 3 - - 2 - 6
TOTAL   12 - 341 62 137 .453 - - - 36 50 .720 - - 47 55 - - 28 - 160
AVERAGES   12 - 28.4 5.17 11.42 .453 - - - 3.00 4.17 .720 - - 3.92 4.58 - - 2.33 - 13.33

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NCAA

College: West Virginia (1960)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1956-57 DNP Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1957-58 West Virginia So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1958-59 West Virginia Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1959-60 West Virginia Sr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Consensus All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
NABC All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
AP All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
AP All-American Third Team - 1958
USBWA All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
Sporting News All-American First Team - 1960
UPI All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
UPI All-American Third Team - 1958
NEA All-American First Team - 1959, 1960
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1959
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1959