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Jerry West

Jerry West

Head Consultant, Golden State Warriors
Member, NBA Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame Golden State Warriors

Transcript of Presentation
Transcript of Interview with the Dean

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Drescher Graduate Campus, LC150, Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif.

Online registration for this event is now closed.

Walk-in registrations are welcome.  


About the Golden State Warriors

The Golden State Warriors, established in 1946, are an American professional basketball team based in Oakland, California. They are part of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and are tied for fifth place in the NBA for number of championships won.

About Jerry West

During his illustrious playing career, West was a 14-time NBA All-Star with the Los Angeles Lakers and currently ranks second in franchise history in total points scored (25,192). After retiring from the NBA, he served as head coach of the Lakers for three seasons. In 1982, he became General Manager of the Lakers, a post he occupied for 18 seasons and helped guide the franchise to five NBA titles during that stretch.

In 2002, West joined the Memphis Grizzlies as President of Basketball Operations and was selected as NBA Executive of the Year in 2004.

As an Executive Board Member with the Golden State Warriors, Jerry West serves the NBA team in an advisory capacity, assisting the basketball operations and business arms of the organization.  West, who joined the Warriors in his current capacity in May 2011, was elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 and is a member of the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.

Event Extras and Raffles

  • Enter to win one of two items: a copy of West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life, and a basketball, both autographed by Jerry West.
  • Be present for a chance to win the DELS raffle and get an Apple new iPad gift certificate!
  • Win the DELS getaway raffle and spend a relaxing weekend in Malibu at the Villa Graziadio (two nights based on availability, must be used by December 31, 2012). All attendees will receive a complimentary 20% discount coupon for a one or two night stay in Malibu at the spectacular Villa Graziadio.

2011-2012 DELS featured speakers include:

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