Earl Lloyd was the first black baketball player in the NBA.
He played his first game October 31, 1950 in Rochester, New York, as a part of the Washington Capitols.
This article is about the pioneering African-American NBA basketball player. ...
and Earl Lloyd, became the first African American player in the NBA in 1950.
These six men are the African- American legacy of professional basketball. It was
these gentlemen ... Harry Lew – First Black Player in Professional Basketball.
Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd was a player and coach, an NBA champion and later a Hall of Famer.
Within the basketball world, he's something much bigger.
On this day in History, Earl Lloyd becomes first black player in the NBA on Oct ...
man in the front row asked: “Do you think this nigger can play any basketball?
Clifton was the first black player to sign an NBA contract. The NBA went from an
unwieldy 17-team league to a more manageable 11 teams in two divisions, with ...
*On this date we mark the birth of Earl Lloyd in 1928. He was an African
American basketball player, the first Black man to play in a National Basketball ...
On this date in 1926, Chuck Cooper was born. He was an African American
basketball player and later a city official. He was born in Pittsburgh, the son of
Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, who became the first black player to appear in an N.B.A. game ... He
was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Hall of famer played nine seasons, coached two more after breaking ... star who
was the first African-American to play in the National Basketball ...