1978 NBA Champion
12 time All-Star
1969 Scoring Champion
Three time All-NBA first team
Three time All-NBA second team
Two time All-NBA defensive second team
Jersey retired by Washington Wizards
One of the best big men of his time, Elvin Hayes, for a time, was one of the NBA's best scorers and rebounders. He led the league in points per game at 28 points, while also nabbing 17 rebounds per contest in his rookie year.
He would go on to average over 20 points per game nine times out of an impressive 16-year career. He would also lead the league in rebounding, averaging as much as 18. Hayes would lead the Washington Bullets to one of their two titles in franchise history in the 1977-'78 season.
Career Averages: 21 ppg, 13 rpg, 2 bpg, and 2 apg.