Originally posted on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 4/13/12
Elgin Baylor talks almost wistfully about the craft of rebounding, as if it's artwork that has been misplaced or a treasure trove that can't be retrieved from deep-sea waters. He was a 6-foot-5 forward for the Lakers when he took 30 rebounds in a 1961 game against the Cincinnati Royals. He was watching on TV when Andrew Bynum grabbed an equally striking 30 rebounds Wednesday against San Antonio. "When I first saw him, I liked him. This young man had a lot of potential and could be a terrific player," Baylor, the former Clippers general manager, said Thursday. "Getting 30 rebounds is no surprise because he's capable of doing it. He's really put together well. He has a great body." Baylor had some advice for Bynum, whose previous career high was 23 rebounds last April against Utah. "He has to be a little more consistent," Baylor said. "Now he knows he's capable of doing it. He has to go out with that attitude every night." Bynum became the fifth Laker to reach the 30-rebound barri...
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