WorldCat Identities

West, Jerry 1938-

Overview
Works: 29 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 3,568 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.W5179, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jerry West
 
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Shoot Like the Pros the Road to a Successful Shooting Technique by Adam Filippi( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shooting is the most important fundamental skill in basketball, but despite being the skill players are the most willing to practice, shooting technique is perhaps the least-taught fundamental of the game. In addition, there are very few instructional basketball books dedicated exclusively to shooting. Shoot Like the Pros is perhaps the most detailed analysis of shooting mechanics, covering every aspect of shooting, ever published. Divided into seven sections, it covers shooting mechanics, the mental aspects of shooting, free throws, game situations, strength and conditioning, teaching methods
Basketball my way by Jerry West( Book )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the objectives of basketball and techniques of playing the game
On the shoulders of giants. [an audio & musical journey through the early history of basketball] by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar( Recording )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball, including the remarkable story of the Harlem Rens--the first professional champions of basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates
Madmen's Ball the Continuing Saga of Kobe, Phil, and the Los Angeles Lakers by Mark Heisler( )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this revised and expanded edition, Los Angeles Times writer Mark Heisler investigates the 45-year history of the Los Angeles Lakers and unveils a pattern of pampered and/or misguided players, megalomaniacal executives, and owners whose obsessive drives for championships and attention combined to create an atmosphere of conflict for decades Throughout the entire 2003-04 season, fans and the media called the L.A. Lakers the biggest reality show in the country. But the laundry list of conflicts--the ongoing Kobe-Shaq bickering, Kobe's sexual assault trial, Phil Jackson's final season, Gary Payt
Touched by gold ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This NBA premier films presentation celebrates a remarkable group of men who after a decade of falling just shy of their goal dared to change and became one of the league's greatest teams - the first in a glittering line of Lakers to be crowned NBA Champions
Individual defensive skills featuring Jerry West ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First part demonstrates body and ball positions for effective defensive basketball play. Second part demonstrates body and ball positions when taking a jump shot
On the shoulders of giants. [an audio & musical journey through the early history of basketball] by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball, including the remarkable story of the Harlem Rens--the first professional champions of basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates
The happy Hollisters. by Jerry West( Book )
3 editions published between 1953 and 1958 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Hollisters investigate a mysterious horse and learn about "the work of the Audubon Society and about the training of the world-famous Lipizzaners."--Page 2 of cover
Los Angeles Times tribute to Jim Murray ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A tribute to Jim Murrary, sports writer for the Los Angeles Times since 1961, who passed away in 1998
Chicago Bulls vs Los Angeles Lakers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Complete telecast of game 6 of the 1971 Western Conference semi-final series. The game held true to the previous five games, with the home team, in this case the Bulls, winning. The Lakers would take the series, winning game 7 on their home court. The injured Jerry West joined Keith Jackson in the television broadcast booth
[Magic Johnson announces his retirement from the Los Angeles Lakers because he has tested positive for HIV virus] by Earvin Johnson( Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[The wonders of Rome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"During NBC's coverage of the Atlanta Olympics, 'The Wonders of Rome' ran uninterrupted on the final Sunday of the games. It is the story of five inspirational figures who converged during an astonishing two weeks in a marvelous ancient city. They became the most extraordinary group of Olympians to emerge from a single Olympic games. Muhammad Ali, Wilma Rudolph, Rafer Johnson, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West. Five legends to be united by a principle uniquely American; each on a journey toward greatness, measuring always, the distance between who they were and who they hoped to be."--1996 Peabody Awards entry form. Uses historical footage from the 1960 Rome Olympics, interspersed with interviews with the athletes and their friends and relatives. Highlights include clips of the three gold medal-winning races with Wilma Rudolph, the decathlon competition between Rafer Johnson and C.K. Yang (Taiwan), the basketball competition with Jerry West and Oscar Robertson, and Cassius Clay's (Muhammad Ali) gold-medal winning boxing bout. Also includes clips of Ali winning the heavyweight championship against Sonny Liston, and Rafer Johnson lighting the torch during the opening ceremonies at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984
On the shoulders of giants by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar takes listeners on a tour through the segregated days of early basketball, including the remarkable story of the Harlem Rens--the first professional champions of basketball. Along the way, hoops icons like Charles Barkley, Julius Erving, and John Wooden share their thoughts, while broadcast legend Bob Costas narrates
West by West : my charmed, tormented life by Jerry West( )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
He is one of basketball's towering figures: "Mr. Clutch," who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring "Showtime" to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force that continues to this day. Now, for the first time, the legendary Jerry West tells his story-from his tough childhood in West Virginia, to his unbelievable college success at West Virginia University, his 40-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, and his relationships with NBA legends like Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant. Unsparing in its self-assessment and honesty, WEST BY WEST is far more than a sports memoir: it is a profound confession and a magnificent inspiration
West by West my charmed, tormented life by Jerry West( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One of the greatest basketball players of all time finally tells - with relentless honesty - the incredible story of his life
The jump shot featuring Jerry West ( Visual )
in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demonstrates body and ball positions when taking a jump shot
 
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Alternative Names
West, Jerry Alan 1938-
Languages
English (52)
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