Jerry West is a famous basketball player in the history of National Basketball Career. This American professional basketball player took a lot of awards and recognitions in the National Basketball Association since 1960 and up to the present time. Jerry West started to become an NBA player in 1961. During that time, this professional basketball player was only a high school student in his hometown. West spent his entire professional basketball career in Los Angeles Lakers. He played basketball for almost fourteen years with great records and special achievements. Jerry West was an excellent guard. But he can also take the positions of small forward and power forward in a basketball match. And this professional basketball player can never be compared to the other famous NBA players in terms of performance and skills.