Basketball Greats of the Sixties
John ”Hondo” Havlicek
John ”Hondo” Havlicek played his college ball at Ohio State and then for the Boston Celtics. He played for the Celtics for sixteen years. Havlicek played on eight championship teams and scored 26,395 points for an average of 20.8 points per game. He scopred 1,000 or more points fourteen seasons in a row. Havlicek amassed 6,114 assists, made 13 all-star teams and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1983.
Los Angeles Laker stalwart Elgin Baylor was the Julius Erving of his time. He had an uncanny variety of moves to the hoop and a deadly jumpshot. Baylor scored 23,149 points during his illustrious career for an average of 27.4 points per game. On November 11, 1960, Baylor scored 71 points against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden to set a new NBA scoring mark. Baylor was voted Rookie of the Year in 1959 and was an NBA all-star selection 10 times.
Mikey picks Elgin Baylor. Who do you pick?