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Jerry West


1938 Born in Cheylan, West Virginia, on May 28
1956-60 Attends West Virginia University
1960 Picked by Minneapolis Lakers in first round of NBA draft
1974 Steps down as a player
1976 Rejoins Lakers as head coach
1979-82 Serves as special consultant to the Lakers
1982 Named general manager of the Lakers
1995 Named executive vice president of the Lakers
2000 Retires as executive with the Lakers
2002 Hired as president of the Memphis Grizzlies

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