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Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Passes Away
March 25, 2021
Legendary basketball player Elgin Baylor passed away from natural causes on March 22, he was 86 years old. His acrobatic style of play impacted several NBA greats that came after him. His talents saved the Lakers franchise from bankruptcy, allowing them to move to Los Angeles in 1960. ... read more »
Lakers Statement on the Passing of Hall Of Famer Elgin Baylor
March 22, 2021
 Former Lakers player and Hall of Famer Elgin Baylor passed away peacefully of natural causes today in Los Angeles at the age of 86. Baylor was surrounded by his wife, Elaine, and his daughter, Krystal. ... read more »
How NBA Legend Elgin Baylor Saved the Lakers in his Rookie Season
February 4, 2021
Among the Lakers retired jerseys is the no. 22 jersey which was worn by legendary player Elgin Baylor. He was drafted at a crucial time in the franchise’s history, back when they were the Minneapolis Lakers. ... read more »
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Lakers Dominate Heat 116-98 In Game One of NBA Finals
October 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers returned to the NBA Finals for the first time in a decade to face the Miami Heat in Game One inside the Orlando Bubble on Wednesday. While the Heat jumped out to a hot start in the first quarter, Los Angeles rebounded to outlast Miami 116-98 and would lead by as many as 32 points in the game.  ... read more »
Prayer Guides the Way for Elgin and Elaine Baylor
May 23, 2018
Elgin Baylor is internationally known for his sports career. A trailblazer in professional basketball, he moved effortlessly from player to coach to front office executive. Countless pages on Google trace his professional rise, ... read more »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (4/12-4/18/18)
April 13, 2018
Notes, quotes and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Lakers Commemorate Elgin Baylor With Statue
April 12, 2018
The Staples Center got its 10th statue when the Los Angeles Lakers immortalized NBA legend Elgin Baylor with a bronze bust on Friday. ... read more »
Lakers To Honor Elgin Baylor With a Statue at Staples Center
January 25, 2018
The statue will be unveiled on April 6th during an outdoor ceremony at STAPLES Center prior to the Lakers vs. Minnesota game. ... read more »
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