James M. "Jim" McMillian (born March 11, 1948 in Raeford, North Carolina) is a former pro basketball player. He has been a part of the Los Angeles Lakers team that won the NBA championship in 1972. McMillian, who was in his second season that year, replaced Elgin Baylor at forward. McMillian later played for the Buffalo Braves, New York Knicks and Portland Trail Blazers as well. 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Raeford is a city located in Hoke County, North Carolina. ... Basketball Basketball is a ball sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop. ... The Los Angeles Lakers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... NBA logo, depicting former star Jerry West The National Basketball Association, more popularly known as simply the NBA, is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the major professional sports leagues of North America. ... 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Elgin Gay Baylor (born September 16, 1934 in Washington, DC) was one of the most graceful and acrobatic forwards to ever play the game of basketball playing 13 seasons for the NBAs Minneapolis and Los Angeles Lakers. ... The Los Angeles Clippers are a National Basketball Association team based in Los Angeles, California. ... The New York Knicks (or New York Knickerbockers) are a National Basketball Association team based in New York, New York. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a National Basketball Association team based in Portland, Oregon. ...
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