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West in Kobe's corner

Former Lakers boss loves Garnett's game, but he'd take his guy

For many reasons, Jerry West believes there won't be a next stop for Kobe Bryant (above). For many reasons, Jerry West believes there won't be a next stop for Kobe Bryant (above). (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / December 30, 2007

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Forgive Jerry West for being biased. The man who brought Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers recently called the high-scoring, high-maintenance guard the best player in the NBA. West made his preference clear with all due respect to Kevin Garnett, though the Hollywood logic behind his choice will likely spark debate in advance of tonight's Celtics-Lakers game at the ... (Full article: 1002 words)

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