- Baylor also served as an longtime executive with Clippers
- Scoring average of 27.4 is third-highest in NBA history
Hall of Fame forward, Lakers legend and longtime Clippers executive Elgin Baylor has died of natural causes in Los Angeles. He was 86. His wife, Elaine, and daughter, Krystal, were at his side when he passed away peacefully, the Lakers announced.
An 11-time All-Star and 10-time All-NBA selection, Baylor launched his career with the Minneapolis Lakers as the NBA Rookie of the Year in 1958-59. He moved with the team to Los Angeles in 1960-61 and played his final game in October 1971.