Who is Jerry West wife?

Karen Westm. 1978
Martha Jane Kanem. 1960–1976
Jerry West/Wife

Who is the NBA logo guy?

star Jerry West
Lakers star Jerry West served as the model for the NBA logo that Alan Siegel created in 1969 — though the league doesn’t officially recognize it’s West. Half a century later, Irving thinks it’s time to update the logo. “Gotta Happen,” he wrote to his more than 14 million followers on Instagram, “idc what anyone says.

How old is Shaq O Neal?

49 years (March 6, 1972)
Shaquille O’Neal/Age

Who was picked before Michael Jordan?

Draft selections

Round Pick Player
1 1 Akeem Olajuwon^
1 2 Sam Bowie
1 3 Michael Jordan^
1 4 Sam Perkins

How many rings does Jerry West have as a GM?

After his coaching stint, he worked as a scout for three years before becoming general manager of the Lakers before the 1982–83 seasons. NBA.com credits West in creating the great 1980s Lakers dynasty, which brought five championship rings (1980, 1982, 1985, 1987 and 1988) to Los Angeles.

How old is Jerry West now?

83 years (May 28, 1938)
Jerry West/Age

Why is Jerry the NBA logo?

In trying to determine what figure should be in the image he found inspiration in a photo of Jerry West playing, and made West the prototype for the logo. Siegel postulated that either the NBA didn’t want to admit it was based on a player, or they were concerned West would want royalties, learning he was the logo.

Who is the Jordan logo?

The “Jumpman” logo is owned by Nike to promote the Air Jordan brand of basketball sneakers and other sportswear. It is the silhouette of former Chicago Bulls NBA player and current Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan.