The Real Story Behind Spencer Haywood’s Plotting Against The Los Angeles Lakers

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By Aaron Abhishek Despite his plan, Haywood never got himself to do it and he attributed the change of mind to his mother. Spencer Haywood was part of the Los Angeles Lakers who won the 1980 NBA Finals by defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, but he did have his issues with the team, mainly coach Paul Westhead. Haywood’s cocaine addiction when the team was gunning for a championship came to the fore, and in HBO’s ‘Winning Time’, the team voted to have him kicked out. The forward was a vital cog for the Seattle Supersonics, averaging 24.9 points, 12.1 rebounds, and 2.4 assists. His impactful perfor…

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