NBA Lakers Legend Jerry  West Dies At 86

Jerry West, legendary NBA player and inspiration for the league's logo, passed away at the age of 86.

West, known as "Mr. Clutch," played for the LA Lakers, leading them to the NBA Finals 9 times.

He was a 14-time NBA All-Star and contributed to 8 championship teams during his tenure in the NBA.

West was also a co-captain of the US Olympic basketball team that won the gold medal in 1960.

The Los Angeles Clippers confirmed West's passing on June 12, with his wife Karen by his side.

Silver highlighted West's on-court excellence, including his ability to embrace the biggest moments.

The NBA community and fans mourn the loss of Jerry West, whose muse remains iconic in basketball.

West's legacy extends far beyond his playing career, leaving an indelible mark on the sport he loved.

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