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Elgin Baylor Profile

NBA Career:

Seasons Games Titles
NBA 14 Season
846
Playoffs
134
NBA Titles0
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 27.4 13.5 4.3
Playoffs 27.0 12.9 4.0

Lakers Career:

Seasons Games Titles
LAL 14 Season
846
Playoffs
134
NBA Trophy0
Points Rebounds Assists
Season 27.4 13.5 4.3
Playoffs 27.0 12.9 4.0

* Stats updated on Mar 30, 2017 *

Full Name: Elgin Gay Baylor
Elgin Baylor Profile
Elgin Baylor
Position: Forward
Jersey Number: 22 (Lakers)
Height: 6-5 / 1.96 mt
Weight: 225 lbs / 102.1 kg
Nickname: -
All-Star: 11 times - 1 MVP
Born: September 16, 1934 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
High-School: Spingarn in Washington, District of Columbia
College: Seattle University
Drafted: by the Minneapolis Lakers with No. 0 overall pick, in round 0 of the 1956 NBA Draft
NBA Teams: Minneapolis Lakers, 1958-59 to 1959-60
Los Angeles Lakers, 1960-61 to 1971-72
Lakers Seasons: 1958-59 to 1959-60, 1960-61 to 1971-72

Elgin Baylor in Lakers History - Timeline

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Elgin Baylor Highlights

NBA Championships Details:
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Career Totals:

Points Rebounds Assists
Season 23,149 11,463 3,650
Playoffs 3,623 1,724 541

- He retired holding many Lakers records including a career average of 27.4 points.

- Recognized as one of the basketball all-time greatest players, he was a precursor of the "aerial" game, taking the NBA to its next level with his original acrobatic movements, a path later followed by such players as Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.

- Inducted into Hall of Fame as Player in 1977

- 1959 NBA Rookie of the Year

- 1959 NBA All-Star Game MVP

- NBA 35th Anniversary Team

- NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team

- All-NBA First Team 10 times (1959-65, 67-69)

- Holds NBA Finals single-game record for most points with 61 on April 24, 1962 against the Boston Celtics

- Scored 71 points (8th highest in history) against the New York Knicks on Nov. 15, 1960

- Retired as NBA's third all-time leading scorer

- Ranked sixth in NBA Finals all-time scoring (26.4 in 44 games)

- Ranked seventh in NBA playoffs all-time scoring (27.0 in 134 games)

- NBA Executive of the Year (2006) with Los Angeles Clippers.

- Scored 40 or more points 87 times in the regular season (4th All-time behind Wilt Chamberlain, Michael Jordan, and Kobe Bryant)

- Knee injuries ended his career 9 games into the 1971-72 season. That same year the Lakers went on to record the best winning streak in NBA history and conquered the first championship in Los Angeles without their legendary player.

Elgin Baylor Career Stats

Season by season statistics including his numbers with the Lakers.

Season Stats:

Season Team Gm GS Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1958-59 Lakers 70 40.8 .408 .777 15.0 4.1 3.9 24.9
1959-60 Lakers 70 41.0 .424 .732 16.4 3.5 3.3 29.6
1960-61 Lakers 73 42.9 .430 .783 19.8 5.1 3.8 34.8
1961-62 Lakers 48 44.4 .428 .754 18.6 4.6 3.2 38.3
1962-63 Lakers 80 42.1 .453 .837 14.3 4.8 2.8 34.0
1963-64 Lakers 78 40.6 .425 .804 12.0 4.4 3.0 25.4
1964-65 Lakers 74 41.3 .401 .792 12.8 3.8 3.2 27.1
1965-66 Lakers 65 30.4 .401 .739 9.6 3.4 2.4 16.6
1966-67 Lakers 70 38.7 .429 .813 12.8 3.1 3.0 26.6
1967-68 Lakers 77 39.3 .443 .786 12.2 4.6 3.0 26.0
1968-69 Lakers 76 40.3 .447 .743 10.6 5.4 2.7 24.8
1969-70 Lakers 54 41.0 .486 .773 10.4 5.4 2.4 24.0
1970-71 Lakers 2 28.5 .421 .667 5.5 1.0 3.0 10.0
1971-72 Lakers 9 26.6 .433 .815 6.3 2.0 2.2 11.8
Career: 846 40.0 .431 - .780 - - 13.5 4.3 - - - 3.1 27.4

Playoffs Stats:

Playoffs Team Gm Min FG% 3P% FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TO PF PTS
1959 Lakers 13 42.8 .403 .770 12.0 3.3 4.0 25.5
1960 Lakers 9 45.3 .474 .840 14.1 3.4 4.2 33.4
1961 Lakers 12 45.0 .470 .824 15.3 4.6 3.7 38.1
1962 Lakers 13 43.9 .438 .774 17.7 3.6 3.5 38.6
1963 Lakers 13 43.2 .442 .825 13.6 4.5 3.7 32.6
1964 Lakers 5 44.2 .378 .775 11.6 5.6 3.4 24.2
1965 Lakers 1 5.0 .000 - 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
1966 Lakers 14 41.9 .442 .810 14.1 3.7 2.7 26.8
1967 Lakers 3 40.3 .368 .750 13.0 3.0 2.0 23.7
1968 Lakers 15 42.2 .468 .679 14.5 4.0 2.7 28.5
1969 Lakers 18 35.6 .385 .630 9.2 4.1 3.1 15.4
1970 Lakers 18 37.1 .466 .741 9.6 4.6 2.8 18.7
Career: 134 41.1 .439 - .769 - - 12.9 4.0 - - - 3.2 27.0

* Stats updated on Mar 30, 2017 *

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