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The legend of Gary Mays is no legend

Originally Published: February 28, 2011
By Patrick Hruby | Special to ESPN.com

WASHINGTON -- Even today, he remains a legend, the finest basketball player this city ever has produced. Hall of Famer. Playground demigod. A man known simply as "Rabbit." I saw Rabbit score 40. I saw Rabbit score 70. I saw Rabbit go against Wilt at the Kelly Miller playground. Talk to older locals about Elgin Baylor, and you'll hear a collection of awe-tinged tales, each more laudatory than the last.

In other words, Baylor has something in common with Gary Mays.

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