Jerry West: Supreme on the (NBA) Court



Born today was Jerry West
Who reached Pro basketball’s ultimate crest.
Recognized from Tobago to Togo
As the NBA’s distinctive logo.


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  • 1. Re: the headline, I thought it was Diana Ross.

    2. If the conclusion is correct, is he making any money off it?

  • Jack, Jerry West once laughed about getting a royalty from it. The NBA does want to go on record that the logo was modeled after West.

  • In reply to Aquinas wired:

    I suppose that the NBA could say that any player can dribble and pivot at the same time. Except D. Rose last season.

  • In reply to Aquinas wired:

    I meant "does not want to go on record".

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