Pretty simple answer, the Celtics simply outmatched the Lakers, and by the time the Lakers caught up, he was injured and no longer the same. We can check his stats in the Finals 1959 Finals (loss): 22.8 PPG / 11.8 RPG / (no APG recorded on bball reference for some reason for this Finals) Baylor… Continue reading How could Elgin Baylor have never won an NBA championship playing so many years with the Lakers?
The whole “Finals record” argument. I don’t think casuals look deeper than just looking at who won and who lost. They just look at W vs L and that’s it. Basketball is a 5v5 game, it’s not like boxing or tennis, it’s not an individual sport. But at the same time, basketball doesn’t have as… Continue reading What bothers you the most about NBA fans?