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Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Auction

Gayle Anderson was live in Beverly Hills because eleven time NBA All-Star, Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor was onsite at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills today, May 20th, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon for a special press preview of the “Collection of Elgin Baylor” memorabilia to be auctioned Friday, May 31st, 2013 as part of the Sports Legends weekend.

With a career spanning fourteen seasons, Elgin Baylor’s style of play set the stage for players like Dr. J and Michael Jordan. Baylor was the first player who took the game off the floor with powerful, high-flying, acrobatic and ballet-like moves never before seen in the game. Baylor’s exclusive collection features a wide array of memorabilia from every stage of his career. From his beginnings at Spingarn High School in Washington D.C., through his 1977 NBA Hall of Fame induction, into his post-playing career as an NBA coach and being named 2006 NBA Executive of the Year.

Memorabilia also includes personal items from his post-basketball career and his 1977 NBA Hall of Fame Induction certificate along with Baylor’s gold NBA Lifetime Pass. In 1996, Baylor was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in National Basketball History, chosen by the NBA to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the league. Included in the auction will be Baylor’s NBA 50 Greatest Players ring, 50 Greatest Players jacket, and Baylor’s NBA 50 Greatest Players signed lithograph, featuring the autographs of 49 of the 50 players chosen and numbered “Baylor 1/1.” One of the more unique items in the auction will be a pair of Baylor’s Adidas game worn shoes. The shoes were taken without Baylor’s knowledge, bronzed, and presented to him at a talk show appearance. This is the first time property from Elgin Baylor’s personal collection has been offered for auction.

The “Collection of Elgin Baylor” will be on public exhibition at Julien’s Auctions Beverly Hills through Thursday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The gallery is closed Sundays.

The live and online auction will be held Friday, May 31st. Session I begins at 10:00 a.m. PST and Session II begins at 2:00 p.m. Registration is required to bid in this live auction and can be done in person at the exhibition and auction, or online before the sale at the JuliensAuctions.com Registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at JuliensLive.com to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.

With expertise specializing in entertainment memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions has quickly established itself as the premier auction house in high profile celebrity and entertainment auctions. Julien’s Auctions presents exciting, professionally managed and extremely successful auctions with full color high quality auction catalogues unlike any other auction company. Previous auctions include the collections of Cher, U2, Barbara Streisand, the estate of Marilyn Monroe and many more.

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Public Exhibition Opens Today!
Lakers Legend Elgin Baylor Auction
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Julien’s Auctions
9665 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-836-1818

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Friday, May 31, 2013
“The Collection of Elgin Baylor” Live and Online Auction
10:00 a.m. PST
Julien’s Auctions
9665 Wilshire Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-836-1818

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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Hall of Fame Inductee and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor was onsite at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills today, May 20th, 2013 from 10am to 12pm for a special press preview of the “Collection of Elgin Baylor” memorabilia to be auctioned Friday, May 31st, 2013 as part of the Sports Legends weekend.

Hall of Fame Inductee and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor was onsite at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills today, May 20th, 2013 from 10am to 12pm for a special press preview of the “Collection of Elgin Baylor” memorabilia to be auctioned Friday, May 31st, 2013 as part of the Sports Legends weekend.

Gayle Anderson was live in Beverly Hills because eleven time NBA All-Star, Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee and Los Angeles Lakers legend, Elgin Baylor was onsite at Julien’s Auctions in Beverly Hills today, May 20th, 2013 from 10am to 12pm for a special press preview of the “Collection of Elgin Baylor” memorabilia to be auctioned Friday, May 31st, 2013 as part of the Sports Legends weekend.

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