Who Won the 1959
NBA Rookie Of The Year

Elgin Baylor

Minneapolis Lakers

1958 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner
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Curry, LeBron headline 2015 All-NBA First Team, featuring 3 first-timers

Yahoo Sports (blog)
Only Kobe Bryant, Karl Malone, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tim Duncan, Bob Cousy, Jerry West, Michael Jordan, Bob Pettit and Elgin Baylor have more First Team appearances. It's the second straight All-NBA selection for Curry, but his first to the top team.



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The most important off-court moments in Lakers history

Silver Screen and Roll
The ensuing years would soon scrub off the championship luster, with stars Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West joining Elgin Baylor in retirement. The Lakers were in shambles, posting the worst record in franchise history in 1974-75 at 30-52. But as it ...

1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

Jerry West helped revive Harrison Barnes with Kobe Bryant-esque treatment

USA TODAY
"I knew that Kobe learned a lot from Elgin Baylor and from Jerry West," Barnes said. "I would watch (video of) Jerry, because he used to always say that his pull-up was unbelievable. No matter where he was on the court, he could always square up and ...

1959 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Elgin Baylor News

Lakers' Fil-Am in town for NBA Cares

Philippine Star
... this season's NBA All-Rookie First Team, the 11th Laker to do so since Eddie Jones, Vlade Divac, Byron Scott, James Worthy, Magic Johnson, Norm Nixon, Brian Winters, Jim Price, Dick Garrett, and Bill Hewitt and 1958-59 Rookie of the Year Elgin Baylor.



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