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Jerry West: Teams shouldn't give in

Updated: February 2, 2012, 10:08 PM ET
By Pedro Moura | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- According to former Los Angeles Lakers general manager Jerry West, teams needn't worry so much about a superstar demanding to be traded.

West, being careful not to mention players by name, alluded to situations like the one the Orlando Magic currently faces with Dwight Howard, saying there's no reason teams should give into those demands.

Asked what he would do as a lead executive in a situation where a superstar has made it known he wants out, the ex-Laker executive ...

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