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Jerry West Will Attend Warriors-Grizzlies, Not Kobe's Final Game

Programming note: Jerry West will be a guest tonight on Warriors Pregame Live, which begins at 6:30pm on CSN Bay Area, and streaming live right here.

With a win over the Grizzlies on Wednesday night, the Warriors will break the 1995-96 Bulls' record for most wins in a single season in NBA history.

Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant will suit up for the final time ever.

Which game will Jerry West attend?

Answer: The game at Oracle Arena.

[POOLE: Gameday: Warriors go for 73 wins, big favorites over Grizzlies]

On June 26, 1996, Kobe was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets with the 13th overall pick.

On July 11, West -- who was the general manager of the Lakers -- traded Vlade Divac for Kobe.

Back in January, West reflected on Kobe's career.

"He was a showman, but he also was a winner," West told reporters. "And he has [left] a legacy throughout the world. Millions of people love this guy, and millions of people will miss what he was able to accomplish in his career...

"I think on the balance, this has been a remarkable player, a player for the decades, simply one of the greatest players that ever played the game. And I'm talking about a handful of guys that ever played the game."

West is currently an executive board member with the Warriors.

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