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ELGIN BAYLOR RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wayne Estes a magical presence at Utah State, 50 years after his death

The year was 1965, and Wayne Estes was everybody's All-American. The Utah State forward spent the season neck-and-neck with Miami's Rick Barry (a future NBA Hall of Famer) for the nation's scoring title, and was considered to be every bit the equal of (if not better than) fellow All-Americans Bill Bradley, Gail Goodrich and Cazzie Russell. A future with the Los Angeles Lakers --...
Via Fox Sports
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Elgin Baylor x Snoop Dogg x Jerry West Illustration

LA Lakers legends Elgin Baylor, Snoop Dogg and Jerry West just chillin’ in an alternate universe. Art by Karmo Ruusmaa. The post Elgin Baylor x Snoop Dogg x Jerry West Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
November 29, 2014  |  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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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.  
Via Sportz Assassin
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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