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Baylor, Elgin Gay

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 87 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.