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Legendary Lakers Star Elgin Baylor Remembered

 

March 25, 2021



Elgin Baylor 86, Hall of Fame star spent 14 years playing for the Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers, died from natural causes on Monday March 22, 2021. Baylor was the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1958. Over his 14-year career, which he spent entirely with the Lakers, Baylor was an All-Star 11 times, was named to the All-NBA First Team 10 times, and was the Rookie of the Year in 1959. He and the Lakers went to the finals nine times during his career, finally winning in 1972. Baylor retired in 1972 and jumped into a coaching career just a few years later. Baylor was inducted into the Naismi...



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