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.
Charles Henry "Chuck" Cooper (September 29, 1926 – February 5, 1984) was an
American professional basketball player. He and two others, Nat "Sweetwater"
Clifton and Earl Ll...
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 ...
Apr 3, 2015 ... Once upon a time, though, the National Basketball Association had zero ... Chuck
Cooper was the first African-American player selected in an ...
On April 15, 1947, Robinson became the first African-American to play Major
League Baseball, when ... Harry Lew – First Black Player in Professional
Feb 28, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, who became the first African American player in the National
Basketball Association when he took the court with the old Washington ...
Feb 5, 2015 ... Until 43 years ago today, there were no black players in the Basketball Hall of
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 ... Hall of famer played nine seasons, coached two more after breaking basketball's