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Elgin Baylor


1934 Born in Washington, D.C.
1950-54 Attended Spingarn High School, Washington
1954-55 Attended College of Idaho on football scholarship; played basketball instead and averaged 31.3 points per game.
1955-58 Enrolled at Seattle University; played two seasons after sitting out one year due to transfer rules
1958 Drafted by Minneapolis Lakers; left Seattle University after junior season
1960 Lakers move to Los Angeles
1971 Retires after playing only nine games that season
1974 Named assistant coach of New Orleans Jazz
1976 Named Jazz head coach
1979 Resigns as Jazz head coach
1986 Los Angeles Clippers name him vice president of basketball operations
1995 Voted NBA's worst general manager by Athlon Sports Pro Basketball Edition.

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