Jerry West Will Leave Warriors for Job with Clippers

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 12:  NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors poses for a photo with NBA legend Jerry West after winning the NBA Championship in Game Five of the 2017 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 12, 2017 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images

Jerry West, who spent the last six years as a special consultant with the Golden State Warriors, is leaving the reigning NBA champions to take a similar job with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to Sports Illustrated‘s Jack McCallum.

The Los Angeles TimesBrad Turner confirmed the news.’s Ramona Shelburne shed light on West’s departure from the Warriors: