Web Results

Don Barksdale

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Barksdale

Donald Argee Barksdale (March 31, 1923 – March 8, 1993) was an American professional basketball player. He was a pioneer as an African-American ...

Earl Lloyd: A Basketball Pioneer | Philadelphia 76ers - NBA.com

www.nba.com/sixers/community/earl_lloyd_050208.html/

Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the National Basketball Association, ranks as a largely overlooked pioneer. That's not right. Lloyd forged a path ...

The case for basketball pioneer John McLendon: Cleveland sports ...

www.cleveland.com/timstake/index.ssf/2015/04/the_case_for_basketball_pionee.html

Apr 23, 2015 ... In Cleveland, he became the first African American to coach both a pro ... basketball coaching pioneer and innovator John McLendon for our ...

[UNSUNG HEROES] The Black Fives: Black Basketball Pioneers ...

www.ebony.com/black-history/unsung-heroes-the-black-fives-045

In celebration of Black History Month, the Barclays Center will be honoring the legacy of Brooklyn's African American basketball legacy with a new exhibit.

Earl Lloyd, first African-American to play in NBA game, dies at 86

sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nba-ball-dont-lie/earl-lloyd--first-african-american-to-play-in-nba-game--dies-at-86-044234483.html

Feb 27, 2015 ... Basketball pioneer Earl Lloyd, the first African-American ever to play in an NBA game, died Thursday. He was 86 years old. Lloyd was one of ...

Girls' basketball pioneer dies | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2014/01/05/girls-basketball-pioneer-dies

Jan 5, 2014 ... Delores (Brown) Boyd, a hall of fame basketball player who was an African American pioneer, died Dec. 27 at age 79. Boyd, who led Ankeny to ...

Earl Lloyd, 1st black player to appear in NBA game, dies - ESPN.com

www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/12390897/earl-lloyd-1st-black-player-appear-nba-game-dies

Feb 27, 2015 ... NBA pioneer Earl Lloyd dies at 86 ... "Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in an NBA game, was as inspirational as he was understated.

History paved the way for UT's first African-American basketball coach

www.dailytexanonline.com/2015/05/06/history-paved-the-way-for-ut’s-first-african-american-basketball-coach

May 6, 2015 ... But Texas' first African-American basketball player didn't take the court for .... Don' t forget African-American pioneer UT basketball player ...

'Will the FIRST: The Saga of Sports/Civil-Rights Pioneer WILL ... - KUT

kut.org/post/will-first-saga-sportscivil-rights-pioneer-will-robinson

May 25, 2016 ... Will Robinson made history in 1970 as the first African American to coach at a Division I school when he was hired as the head basketball ...

Breaking Through: John B. McLendon, Basketball Legend and Civil ...

www.amazon.com/Breaking-Through-McLendon-Basketball-Pioneer/dp/1557289514

Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. When John McClendon died in 1999, his stature as a ... Breaking Through: John B. McLendon, Basketball Legend and Civil Rights Pioneer [Milton S. Katz, Billy Packer, Ian Naismith] on Amazon.com. ... Being an African American college student at an HBCU when TN State won the three ...

More Info

Wilbert Jordan: He was a basketball pioneer – Mississippi Sports ...

msfame.com

Wilbert Jordan: He was a basketball pioneer. Wilbert Jordan was recruited by Hall of Famer Lee Floyd in 1968 and became the first African American varsity ...

Another first for basketball pioneer John McLendon | The Kansas ...

www.kansascity.com

Apr 9, 2016 ... This quote is from a relatively unknown African-American coach who grew up in Kansas City, Kan., the late John B. McLendon Jr., and says ...

63 Years Ago Today, Earl Lloyd Became The First Black Player In ...

thinkprogress.org

Oct 31, 2013 ... Lloyd wasn't a pioneer like Robinson — he wasn't chosen specifically to ... It had only started in 1946 and was barely part of the American sporting or ... He was one of four black players who played in the NBA that season.