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Jerry West to appear on Fox Sports West during Lakers Live pre-game show

February 3, 2011 |  6:15 pm

Former Lakers player and general manager Jerry West will certainly have plenty to talk about when he appears on Fox Sports West's pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. There's the Northern Trust Open he's promoting, talk surrounding the NBA All-Star game, the unveiling of his statue during All-Star weekend and of course, the state of the Lakers.

West made headlines recently when he questioned the Lakers' defense and age at the Orange County Automobile Dealers Association luncheon.

“I don’t think the Lakers will be good for much longer, ” West said, according to a report in the Orange County Register. "You can keep a car running for a long time by changing the tires, etc. You can’t change a player’s tires ... "If there’s a loose ball now, how often do they get it?" "The reason you ‘can’t play defense’ is because you can’t!"

--Mark Medina

Twitter.com/latmedina

E-mail the Lakers blog at mgmedin@gmail.com


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