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Hang Time

My Life in Basketball

by Elgin Baylor and Alan Eisenstock

Hardcover, 326 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $27 |


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My Life in Basketball
Elgin Baylor and Alan Eisenstock

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The former NBA All-Star traces his career in professional basketball, touching on such subjects as the vertical-versus-horizontal strategies that shaped him as both a player and a general manager, his battles against racism, and his relationship with thenotorious Donald Sterling.

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Elgin Baylor stands next to a statue honoring the Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers players, outside Staples Center in Los Angeles on April 6. Reed Saxon/AP hide caption

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Elgin Baylor's 'Hang Time' Addresses Racism And His Basketball Career

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