Jerry West Passes At 86

NBA legend Jerry West has died at the age of 86.

West won a title with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1972.

He was the inspiration for the NBA’s logo.

His family says West died peacefully at his home on Wednesday June 12th 2024.

West has spent 40 years as an executive in the NBA,  most recently with the Los Angeles Clippers.



An image of Jerry West is displayed outside the Chase Center, Wednesday, June 12, 2024, in San Francisco. West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive, and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, died Wednesday morning. He was 86. (AP Photo/Haven Daley) used locally June 12th 2024