Paying Tribute: Jerry West (Part one)

Posted in Blogroll on March 4th, 2014 by Okori Wadsworth


Jerry West is so much more than this.

With the MVP race blowing up in the second half, I’ve been thinking about what basketball was when I was a kid and what it is now. Not that I mind what it is all too much, but I always have been kind of curious what it was like to watch a game before 1981.

I thought it’d be cool to look back at one of the greats from that era. Where to go was the question I found myself asking. Everyone’s written chapter and verse on Russell and Wilt, and I didn’t want to drive over ground plowed by so many others. So where did I go, you might be asking? Before I reveal this player, I need a small favor. Just a small one.

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