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Jerry West

The No. 2 pick selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1960 NBA Draft.

Career stats (1960-1974): 27.0 points-per-game, 0.1 rebounds-per-game, 6.7 assists-per-game.

College: West Virginia University

Highlights: Olympic gold medalist (1960). NBA champion (1972). NBA Finals MVP (1969). 14 time NBA All-Star (1960-1974). NBA All-Star Game MVP (1972). NBA scoring champion (1970). 10 time All-NBA First Team (1962-1967, 1970-1973). 2 time All-NBA Second Team (1968, 1969). 4 time NBA All- Defensive First Team (1970-1973). NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1969). NBA assists leader (1972). NBA 35th Anniversary Team. NBA 50th Anniversary Team. #44 was retired by the Los Angeles Lakers

Notes/Known For: Also coached the Los Angeles Lakers from 1976-1979. West’s silhouette serves as the current NBA logo.

15 Great NBA Players Who Were Not the No. 1 Draft Pick  was originally published on theurbandaily.com

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