Who Won the 1959
NBA Rookie Of The Year

Elgin Baylor

Minneapolis Lakers

1958 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner
1960  Winner

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1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

Bradley, SIU rebuilding after tumultous off-seasons stripped their rosters

Wichita Eagle
On Monday, the conference call wrapped up with Valley commissioner Doug Elgin pumping up the 2015-16 season. Wichita State returns as a national power. Northern Iowa proved the loss of Creighton isn't fatal to national aspirations for the rest of the MVC.

1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

Los Angeles Lakers: Why D'Angelo Russell Was The Perfect Pick

Hoops Habit
His selection means he will follow in the footsteps of Jerry West, Elgin Baylor and Magic Johnson, all under the tutelage of Kobe Bryant as a teammate. Things couldn't work out any better for the 19-year old. He should enjoy the pursuit of Laker glory ...


1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

Six takeaways — for six Cats — from the NBA Draft

Lexington Herald Leader
Russell did not shy from the expectation of following such Los Angeles Lakers greats as Elgin Baylor, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. When asked if he was the new star the Lakers so obviously needed, ...

1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

LA Lakers grab D'Angelo Russell with 2nd pick in NBA draft

Washington Times
The Lakers had made just five previous top-two selections in their history, and four turned out to be Hall of Famers: Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Magic Johnson and James Worthy. In his bright red suit at the draft in Brooklyn, Russell didn't appear to be ...



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