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00:45  06 september  2019
00:45  06 september  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA's Jerry West
Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA's Jerry West
Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA's Jerry West

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing his run of recognizing American sports greats with the nation's highest civilian honor.

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Trump will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to basketball Hall of Famer Jerry West , adding to a growing list of athletes who have received His silhouette has adorned the NBA ' s official league logo for 50 years. West later coached and scouted for the Lakers, and became the team's

NBA Hall of Famer and former player Jerry West will be honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom , President Donald Trump said Saturday.Nam Today, West serves as a special consultant to the Los Angeles Clippers. He left the Golden State Warriors as an executive board member to take

Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to pro basketball great Jerry West, formerly of the Los Angeles Lakers, during a White House ceremony.

Trump says West "richly deserved" the medal for his years as a player, general manager and supporter of the nation's war veterans.

The 81-year-old West noted his humble beginnings growing up in West Virginia and where sports has taken him, saying "it never ceases to amaze me the places you can go in this world chasing a basketball."

Last month, Trump awarded the medal to 91-year-old basketball great Bob Cousy. Earlier this year, golfer Tiger Woods received the same honor.

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Trump presents Medal of Freedom to NBA's Jerry West

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President Trump met with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Thursday to discuss gun legislation in the wake of a recent spate of mass shootings. © Aaron Schwartz Trump, Manchin meet to discuss gun reforms An aide to the Democratic senator, who was already at the White House for a Medal of Freedom ceremony, confirmed that the two met Thursday to discuss guns. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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