Having watched the man since junior year at WVU, one thing makes him different. He HATES to lose, whether it be basketball, golf or cards. That fear has driven him to greatness . Very few people have that drive. The best ever.
All I know is this – you will have to look long and hard to find another West Virginian that is more of a role model for others and has the gravitas to inspire the respect of the entire nation than Jerry West.