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Elvin Hayes

NBA Forward Elvin Hayes

Profession: NBA Forward

United States of America

Biography: One of the most talented power forwards ever to play the game, he used his trademark turnaround jumper and aggressive defense to win a secure place in the NBA record books.

Born: November 17, 1945
Birthplace: Rayville, Louisiana, USA
Age: 76 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1967-03-26 NBA forward Elvin Hayes (21) weds college sweetheart Erna Livingston

Historical Events

  • 1968-11-13 As a rookie, future Basketball Hall of Fame forward Elvin Hayes scores 54 points in San Diego Rockets' 122-120 win over Detroit Pistons, a career-high

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