WAC Wednesday: Proving time, Elgin Baylor and more

Will the win streak live past 20? Do you hear that sound? It just might be the clock ticking on New Mexico States now 20-game winning streak. Okay, thats a tad dramatic. But the Aggies are staring at their toughest two-game stretch of the season. On Thursday, they head to Bakersfield for a game that has massive implications on the WAC regular season race...and that rather long streak.
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Anthony Davis put together one of the best games in NBA history

In every preseason poll, there’s been one constant layer of disrespect that nobody’s talking about: Anthony Davis has been completely forgotten. The New Orleans Pelicans’ superstar was left off every MVP prediction and overlooked for any possible award he could receive. Karl-Anthony Towns apparently is the new “it” star in the NBA, according to everyone, and the often...
October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Honored By Pump Foundation

Los Angeles Lakers legend and NBA hall of famer Elgin Baylor was honored at the 16th annual Harold & Carole Pump Foundation gala, introduced by the great Jerry West.
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August 16, 2016  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell has great celebration after hitting clutch shot

D'Angelo Russell pulled out a great celebration after making a huge 3-pointer to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 107-101 win over the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. Russell, who at many times this season has been in head coach Byron Scott's doghouse, broke out with a 39-point effort in which he shot 14-of-21, including 8-for-12 on threes. He made a big three to put the Lakers...
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March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Steph Curry A Top 25 Player Of All Time?

In ESPN's All-Time #NBArank, Golden State Warrior's point guard Stephen Curry was ranked as the 23rd best player in NBA history. Even though he has played only 6 NBA seasons and three All-Star games, Chef Curry was able to crack the NBA's top of 25 all time.Fanatics in support of Curry's all-time status will argue that his last year and a half has been so overwhelmingly dominant...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Elgin Baylor reunites with Clippers now that Donald Sterling's gone

Elgin Baylor, who endured a bitter breakup with the Clippers under former owner Donald Sterling, has returned to the fold. Baylor, a Hall of Fame player and Clippers GM from 1986 to 2008 who sued Sterling after he was fired, sat next to new owner Steve Ballmer at Wednesday night's 111-107 overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs. Baylor was introduced as "a very special guest" during...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Elgin Baylor on Donald Sterling: Justice is served

Former Clippers general manager Elgin Baylor left the team and sued the Clippers, claiming he was discriminated against based on his race and his age. This despite the fact, many NBA fans noted, Baylor had failed to build anything resembling a quality team in Los Angeles. Quite possibly, he was hampered by an owner who could care less if his team won. Baylor lost his lawsuit, but...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Elgin Baylor on Donald Sterling: ‘Justice has been served’

In 2009, Elgin Baylor sued Donald Sterling after being fired as GM of the Los Angeles Clippers. In the lawsuit, which he eventually lost, Baylor alleged racial and age discrimination against Sterling. It didn’t help Baylor’s case that he was employed for 22 years despite having a terrible record and only two winning seasons. But […]
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

The Continued Omission Of Elgin Baylor

Having just started reading the Julius Erving autobiography this week, it’s been an intriguing look at the man who defined the high-flying style of play for millions of basketball hopefuls. Twice in the early portions of the book, Erving brings up the first influence on his style of play. When he tore up his knee […] The post The Continued Omission Of Elgin Baylor appeared first...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kareem, Wilt, West, Baylor and Big O ... All On The Court?

HT: LBergCheck out this picture.  It was taken in a preseason game back in 1970.  It was the only time all five of these legends shared a court together competitively.  These are Hall Of Famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (if you really needed to know, 33), Oscar Robertson (1), Jerry West (44), Elgin Baylor (22) and Wilt Chamberlain (leaning over).  Awesome shot.  
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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