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Baylor, Elgin Gay

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 80 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Basketball Coach, Basketball Player


Elgin Gay Baylor is a US basketball player and coach.


1934 - Born 16th of September in Washington, D.C.


1958 - Baylor led the SU Chieftains to the NCAA championship game.


1959 - Joined the Minneapolis Lakers for the 1958-1959 season.


         - NBA rookie of the year.


1960 - Moved to Los Angeles.


1963-1964 - Baylor began to be hampered with knee problems during the 1963-64 season.


1971-1972 - Finally retired nine games because of his nagging knee problems.


1974-1979 - Hired to be an assistant coach and later the head coach for the New Orleans Jazz.


1977 - Elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.


1980 - Named to the NBA 35th Anniversary All-Time Team.


1986 - Hired by the Los Angeles Clippers as the team's Vice President of basketball operations.


1996 - Again he was named to the NBA 50th Anniversary All-Time Team.


2006 - Selected as the NBA Executive of the Year.




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