Donald Argee Barksdale (March 31, 1923 – March 8, 1993) was an American
professional basketball player. He was a pioneer as an African-American ...
Feb 28, 2010 ... On Halloween night in 1950, Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to take
part in an NBA game. Lloyd was inducted into the Basketball ...
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.
Oct 31, 2013 ... The NBA wasn't entrenched in segregation like baseball and other sports. ...
Lloyd became the first African-American to suit up in the National Basketball
Association. Lloyd wasn't a pioneer like Robinson — he wasn't chosen ...
Apr 23, 2015 ... In Cleveland, he became the first African American to coach both a pro team and
a college team at a predominantly white institution.
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 ...
Feb 17, 2015 ... “Pioneers for us African-American coaches,” Kent called them. “He's been a
tremendous ambassador for the game of basketball. He's affected ...
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 ...
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 ...
Feb 10, 2014 ... Though Lloyd became the first African American player in the NBA, he was not
the first one drafted. Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach, who ...