​April 14, 1962: Elgin Baylor Sets A NBA Finals Record

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Elgin Baylor of the Los Angeles Lakers scored an NBA Finals record 61 points in Game 5 at Boston Garden as the Lakers defeated the Celtics 126-121. 

Baylor’s 22 field goals made set an NBA Finals record that was tied 5 years later by San Francisco’s Rick Barry.

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