Elgin Baylor F

Born: Sep 16, 1934 (84 years old)

Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-5 (196cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current NBA Status: Unrestricted Free Agent

Draft Entry: 1956 NBA Draft, 1958 NBA Draft

Drafted: Round 14, Pick 2, Minneapolis Lakers (1956);
Round 1, Pick 1, Minneapolis Lakers (1958)

Pre-Draft Team: Seattle (Jr)

High School: Spingarn High School [Washington, District of Columbia]

Jump to: [ NBA ] [ NCAA ]

NBA

14 Years Of Service - NBA's Top 50, Hall of Fame Player, 10x All-NBA 1st, ROY, 11x All-Star, #22 retired by LAL

NBA Regular Season Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1958-59 MIN 70 - 40.8 8.64 21.17 .408 - - - 7.60 9.79 .777 - - 15.00 4.10 - - 3.86 - 24.89
1959-60 MIN 70 - 41.0 10.79 25.44 .424 - - - 8.06 11.00 .732 - - 16.43 3.47 - - 3.34 - 29.63
1960-61 LAL 73 - 42.9 12.75 29.67 .430 - - - 9.26 11.82 .783 - - 19.82 5.08 - - 3.82 - 34.77
1961-62 LAL 48 - 44.4 14.17 33.08 .428 - - - 9.92 13.15 .754 - - 18.58 4.62 - - 3.23 - 38.25
1962-63 LAL 80 - 42.1 12.86 28.41 .453 - - - 8.26 9.88 .837 - - 14.32 4.83 - - 2.83 - 33.99
1963-64 LAL 78 - 40.6 9.69 22.79 .425 - - - 6.04 7.51 .804 - - 12.00 4.45 - - 3.01 - 25.42
1964-65 LAL 74 - 41.3 10.31 25.72 .401 - - - 6.53 8.24 .792 - - 12.84 3.78 - - 3.18 - 27.15
1965-66 LAL 65 - 30.4 6.38 15.91 .401 - - - 3.83 5.18 .739 - - 9.55 3.45 - - 2.42 - 16.60
1966-67 LAL 70 - 38.7 10.16 23.69 .429 - - - 6.29 7.73 .813 - - 12.83 3.07 - - 3.01 - 26.60
1967-68 LAL 77 - 39.3 9.83 22.19 .443 - - - 6.34 8.06 .786 - - 12.22 4.61 - - 3.01 - 26.00
1968-69 LAL 76 - 40.3 9.61 21.47 .447 - - - 5.54 7.46 .743 - - 10.59 5.37 - - 2.68 - 24.75
1969-70 LAL 54 - 41.0 9.46 19.46 .486 - - - 5.11 6.61 .773 - - 10.35 5.41 - - 2.44 - 24.04
1970-71 LAL 2 - 28.5 4.00 9.50 .421 - - - 2.00 3.00 .667 - - 5.50 1.00 - - 3.00 - 10.00
1971-72 LAL 9 - 26.6 4.67 10.78 .433 - - - 2.44 3.00 .815 - - 6.33 2.00 - - 2.22 - 11.78
CAREER   846 - 40.0 10.28 23.84 .431 - - - 6.81 8.74 .780 - - 13.55 4.31 - - 3.07 - 27.36

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NBA Regular Season Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1958-59 MIN 70 - 2855 605 1482 .408 - - - 532 685 .777 - - 1050 287 - - 270 - 1742
1959-60 MIN 70 - 2873 755 1781 .424 - - - 564 770 .732 - - 1150 243 - - 234 - 2074
1960-61 LAL 73 - 3133 931 2166 .430 - - - 676 863 .783 - - 1447 371 - - 279 - 2538
1961-62 LAL 48 - 2129 680 1588 .428 - - - 476 631 .754 - - 892 222 - - 155 - 1836
1962-63 LAL 80 - 3370 1029 2273 .453 - - - 661 790 .837 - - 1146 386 - - 226 - 2719
1963-64 LAL 78 - 3164 756 1778 .425 - - - 471 586 .804 - - 936 347 - - 235 - 1983
1964-65 LAL 74 - 3056 763 1903 .401 - - - 483 610 .792 - - 950 280 - - 235 - 2009
1965-66 LAL 65 - 1975 415 1034 .401 - - - 249 337 .739 - - 621 224 - - 157 - 1079
1966-67 LAL 70 - 2706 711 1658 .429 - - - 440 541 .813 - - 898 215 - - 211 - 1862
1967-68 LAL 77 - 3029 757 1709 .443 - - - 488 621 .786 - - 941 355 - - 232 - 2002
1968-69 LAL 76 - 3064 730 1632 .447 - - - 421 567 .743 - - 805 408 - - 204 - 1881
1969-70 LAL 54 - 2213 511 1051 .486 - - - 276 357 .773 - - 559 292 - - 132 - 1298
1970-71 LAL 2 - 57 8 19 .421 - - - 4 6 .667 - - 11 2 - - 6 - 20
1971-72 LAL 9 - 239 42 97 .433 - - - 22 27 .815 - - 57 18 - - 20 - 106
CAREER   846 - 33863 8693 20171 .431 - - - 5763 7391 .780 - - 11463 3650 - - 2596 - 23149

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1958-59 MIN 70 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .321 - - 0.46 33 37 .471 7.00 2.80 9.80
1959-60 MIN 70 - 0 0 9 0 0 0 .328 - - 0.43 23 47 .329 7.40 4.10 11.50
1960-61 LAL 73 - 0 0 21 0 0 0 .383 - - 0.40 34 39 .466 9.10 5.70 14.80
1961-62 LAL 48 - 0 0 16 0 0 0 .254 - - 0.40 36 11 .766 4.90 3.00 7.90
1962-63 LAL 80 - 0 0 23 0 0 0 .404 - - 0.35 53 27 .662 9.30 5.10 14.40
1963-64 LAL 78 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .337 - - 0.33 40 38 .513 4.70 2.50 7.20
1964-65 LAL 74 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .313 - - 0.32 48 26 .649 2.50 2.40 4.90
1965-66 LAL 65 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .178 - - 0.33 38 27 .585 0.50 2.00 2.60
1966-67 LAL 70 - 0 0 4 0 0 0 .245 - - 0.33 32 38 .457 3.50 2.70 6.20
1967-68 LAL 77 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .291 - - 0.36 49 28 .636 4.90 3.20 8.00
1968-69 LAL 76 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .318 - - 0.35 50 26 .658 5.10 3.40 8.50
1969-70 LAL 54 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .219 - - 0.34 29 25 .537 4.50 3.30 7.80
1970-71 LAL 2 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .003 - - 0.32 1 1 .500 - - -
1971-72 LAL 9 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .015 - - 0.28 6 3 .667 0.10 0.40 0.50
CAREER   846 - 0 0 88 0 0 0 .252 - - 0.37 472 373 .559 63.50 40.60 104.10

☆ All-Star Season

NBA Regular Season Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1958-59 MIN 70 - .488 .408 - - - - - - - - 118.49 - 1.18 - - 23.65
1959-60 MIN 70 - .489 .424 - - - - - - - - 115.64 - 1.16 - - 24.84
1960-61 LAL 73 - .498 .430 - - - - - - - - 121.31 - 1.17 - - 27.27
1961-62 LAL 48 - .492 .428 - - - - - - - - 118.26 - 1.16 - - 26.87
1962-63 LAL 80 - .519 .453 - - - - - - - - 128.94 - 1.20 - - 26.47
1963-64 LAL 78 - .487 .425 - - - - - - - - 122.90 - 1.12 - - 22.05
1964-65 LAL 74 - .463 .401 - - - 14.96 - - - - 119.27 - 1.06 - - 21.14
1965-66 LAL 65 - .456 .401 - - - 15.66 - - - - 114.02 - 1.04 - - 17.46
1966-67 LAL 70 - .491 .429 - - - 11.27 - - - - 124.21 - 1.12 - - 20.45
1967-68 LAL 77 - .505 .443 - - - 16.42 - - - - 122.88 - 1.17 - - 21.41
1968-69 LAL 76 - .500 .447 - - - 20.19 - - - - 118.98 - 1.15 - - 21.06
1969-70 LAL 54 - .537 .486 - - - 19.01 - - - - 125.93 - 1.24 - - 20.59
1970-71 LAL 2 - .462 .421 - - - 4.35 - - - - 108.77 - 1.05 - - 8.98
1971-72 LAL 9 - .487 .433 - - - 9.22 - - - - 124.78 - 1.09 - - 13.70
CAREER   846 - .494 .431 - - - 15.79 - - - - 121.07 - 1.15 - - 22.85

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NBA Transactions

Apr 30, 1956 - The Minneapolis Lakers selected Elgin Baylor in Round 14 with Pick 2 in the 1956 NBA Draft.
Apr 22, 1958 - The Minneapolis Lakers selected Elgin Baylor in Round 1 with Pick 1 in the 1958 NBA Draft.
Sep 1, 1958 - Elgin Baylor signed a multi-year contract with the Minneapolis Lakers.
Jul 1, 1972 - Elgin Baylor, previously with the Los Angeles Lakers, became a free agent.

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NBA Awards & Honors

Top 50 Greatest Player
All-NBA First Team - 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969
Rookie Of The Year - 1959

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA Playoff Stats - Per Game

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1958-59 MIN 13 - 42.8 9.38 23.31 .403 - - - 6.69 8.69 .770 - - 12.00 3.31 - - 4.00 - 25.46
1959-60 MIN 9 - 45.3 12.33 26.00 .474 - - - 8.78 10.44 .840 - - 14.11 3.44 - - 4.22 - 33.44
1960-61 LAL 12 - 45.0 14.17 30.17 .470 - - - 9.75 11.83 .824 - - 15.25 4.58 - - 3.67 - 38.08
1961-62 LAL 13 - 43.9 14.31 32.69 .438 - - - 10.00 12.92 .774 - - 17.69 3.62 - - 3.46 - 38.62
1962-63 LAL 13 - 43.2 12.31 27.85 .442 - - - 8.00 9.69 .825 - - 13.62 4.46 - - 3.69 - 32.62
1963-64 LAL 5 - 44.2 9.00 23.80 .378 - - - 6.20 8.00 .775 - - 11.60 5.60 - - 3.40 - 24.20
1964-65 LAL 1 - 5.0 0.00 2.00 .000 - - - 0.00 0.00 .000 - - 0.00 1.00 - - 0.00 - 0.00
1965-66 LAL 14 - 41.9 10.36 23.43 .442 - - - 6.07 7.50 .810 - - 14.07 3.71 - - 2.71 - 26.79
1966-67 LAL 3 - 40.3 9.33 25.33 .368 - - - 5.00 6.67 .750 - - 13.00 3.00 - - 2.00 - 23.67
1967-68 LAL 15 - 42.2 11.73 25.07 .468 - - - 5.07 7.47 .679 - - 14.53 4.00 - - 2.73 - 28.53
1968-69 LAL 18 - 35.6 5.94 15.44 .385 - - - 3.50 5.56 .630 - - 9.22 4.11 - - 3.11 - 15.39
1969-70 LAL 18 - 37.1 7.67 16.44 .466 - - - 3.33 4.50 .741 - - 9.61 4.61 - - 2.78 - 18.67
CAREER   134 - 41.1 10.36 23.59 .439 - - - 6.32 8.22 .769 - - 12.87 4.04 - - 3.25 - 27.04

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NBA Playoff Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1958-59 MIN 13 - 556 122 303 .403 - - - 87 113 .770 - - 156 43 - - 52 - 331
1959-60 MIN 9 - 408 111 234 .474 - - - 79 94 .840 - - 127 31 - - 38 - 301
1960-61 LAL 12 - 540 170 362 .470 - - - 117 142 .824 - - 183 55 - - 44 - 457
1961-62 LAL 13 - 571 186 425 .438 - - - 130 168 .774 - - 230 47 - - 45 - 502
1962-63 LAL 13 - 562 160 362 .442 - - - 104 126 .825 - - 177 58 - - 48 - 424
1963-64 LAL 5 - 221 45 119 .378 - - - 31 40 .775 - - 58 28 - - 17 - 121
1964-65 LAL 1 - 5 0 2 .000 - - - 0 0 .000 - - 0 1 - - 0 - 0
1965-66 LAL 14 - 586 145 328 .442 - - - 85 105 .810 - - 197 52 - - 38 - 375
1966-67 LAL 3 - 121 28 76 .368 - - - 15 20 .750 - - 39 9 - - 6 - 71
1967-68 LAL 15 - 633 176 376 .468 - - - 76 112 .679 - - 218 60 - - 41 - 428
1968-69 LAL 18 - 640 107 278 .385 - - - 63 100 .630 - - 166 74 - - 56 - 277
1969-70 LAL 18 - 667 138 296 .466 - - - 60 81 .741 - - 173 83 - - 50 - 336
CAREER   134 - 5510 1388 3161 .439 - - - 847 1101 .769 - - 1724 541 - - 435 - 3623

NBA Playoff Stats - Misc Stats

Season Team GP GS Dbl Dbl Tpl Dbl 40 Pts 20 Reb 20 Ast Techs HOB Ast/TO Stl/TO FT/FGA W's L's Win % OWS DWS WS
1958-59 MIN 13 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .321 - - 0.37 6 7 .462 0.80 0.40 1.20
1959-60 MIN 9 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .402 - - 0.40 5 4 .556 2.00 0.20 2.20
1960-61 LAL 12 - 0 0 5 0 0 0 .428 - - 0.39 6 6 .500 2.50 0.30 2.80
1961-62 LAL 13 - 0 0 3 0 0 0 .424 - - 0.40 7 6 .538 1.80 0.30 2.10
1962-63 LAL 13 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 .407 - - 0.35 6 7 .462 1.20 0.50 1.70
1963-64 LAL 5 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .403 - - 0.34 2 3 .400 0.10 -0.20 -0.10
1964-65 LAL 1 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .002 - - 0.00 1 0 1.000 - - -
1965-66 LAL 14 - 0 0 2 0 0 0 .311 - - 0.32 7 7 .500 0.80 0.50 1.30
1966-67 LAL 3 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 - - 0.26 0 3 .000 -0.10 - -0.10
1967-68 LAL 15 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .354 - - 0.30 10 5 .667 1.10 0.80 1.90
1968-69 LAL 18 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 - - 0.36 11 7 .611 -0.20 1.10 0.90
1969-70 LAL 18 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 - - 0.27 11 7 .611 0.90 0.60 1.50
CAREER   134 - 0 0 14 0 0 0 .270 - - 0.35 72 62 .537 10.90 4.50 15.40

NBA Playoff Stats - Advanced Stats

Season Team GP GS TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% TOV% STL% BLK% USG% Total S % PPR PPS ORtg DRtg PER
1958-59 MIN 13 - .469 .403 - - - 12.94 - - - - 117.26 - 1.09 - - 17.60
1959-60 MIN 9 - .547 .474 - - - 14.18 - - - - 131.48 - 1.29 - - 21.79
1960-61 LAL 12 - .538 .470 - - - 17.25 - - - - 129.36 - 1.26 - - 23.82
1961-62 LAL 13 - .503 .438 - - - 15.00 - - - - 121.15 - 1.18 - - 23.31
1962-63 LAL 13 - .508 .442 - - - 17.97 - - - - 126.74 - 1.17 - - 21.06
1963-64 LAL 5 - .443 .378 - - - 23.01 - - - - 115.32 - 1.02 - - 15.76
1964-65 LAL 1 - .000 .000 - - - 22.86 - - - - 0.00 - 0.00 - - -6.75
1965-66 LAL 14 - .501 .442 - - - 12.91 - - - - 125.16 - 1.14 - - 21.33
1966-67 LAL 3 - .419 .368 - - - 11.43 - - - - 111.84 - 0.93 - - 15.43
1967-68 LAL 15 - .503 .468 - - - 14.80 - - - - 114.67 - 1.14 - - 22.09
1968-69 LAL 18 - .430 .385 - - - 17.60 - - - - 101.49 - 1.00 - - 14.05
1969-70 LAL 18 - .507 .466 - - - 17.50 - - - - 120.70 - 1.14 - - 17.15
CAREER   134 - .497 .439 - - - 16.09 - - - - 120.84 - 1.15 - - 19.77

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NBA All-Star Weekend Competitions

Western All-Star Fan Vote Selection - 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970
Western All-Star Coaches Selection - 1960
All-Star MVP - 1959

* Since the 1946-1947 season

NBA All-Star Game Stats - Totals

Season Team GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1959 West 1 - 32 10 20 .500 - - - 4 5 .800 - - 11 1 - - 3 - 24
1960 West 1 - 28 10 18 .556 - - - 5 7 .714 - - 13 3 - - 4 - 25
1961 West 1 - 27 3 11 .273 - - - 9 10 .900 - - 10 4 - - 5 - 15
1962 West 1 - 37 10 23 .435 - - - 12 14 .857 - - 9 4 - - 2 - 32
1963 West 1 - 36 4 15 .267 - - - 9 13 .692 - - 14 7 - - 0 - 17
1964 West 1 - 29 5 15 .333 - - - 5 11 .455 - - 8 5 - - 1 - 15
1965 West 1 - 27 5 13 .385 - - - 8 8 1.000 - - 7 0 - - 4 - 18
1967 West 1 - 20 8 14 .571 - - - 4 4 1.000 - - 5 5 - - 2 - 20
1968 West 1 - 27 8 13 .615 - - - 6 7 .857 - - 6 1 - - 5 - 22
1969 West 1 - 32 5 13 .385 - - - 11 12 .917 - - 9 5 - - 2 - 21
1970 West 1 - 26 2 9 .222 - - - 5 7 .714 - - 7 3 - - 3 - 9
TOTAL   11 - 321 70 164 .427 - - - 78 98 .796 - - 99 38 - - 31 - 218
AVERAGES   11 - 29.2 6.36 14.91 .427 - - - 7.09 8.91 .796 - - 9.00 3.45 - - 2.82 - 19.82

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NCAA

College: Seattle (1958)

NCAA Season Stats - Per Game

Season School Class GP GS MIN FGM FGA FG% 3PM 3PA 3P% FTM FTA FT% OFF DEF TRB AST STL BLK PF TOV PTS
1954-55 College of Idaho Fr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1955-56 N/A Trans - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1956-57 Seattle So - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
1957-58 Seattle Jr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Awards & Honors

Helms Foundation Player of the Year - 1958
Consensus All-American First Team - 1958
Consensus All-American Second Team - 1957
NABC All-American First Team - 1958
NABC All-American Second Team - 1957
AP All-American First Team - 1958
AP All-American Second Team - 1957
USBWA All-American First Team - 1957, 1958
UPI All-American First Team - 1958
UPI All-American Second Team - 1957
NEA All-American First Team - 1958
NEA All-American Second Team - 1957
International News Service All-American First Team - 1957, 1958
NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player - 1958
NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP) - 1958