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...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday at 86. West Virginia
State, his alma mater, confirmed the death but did not provide ...
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 ...
Oct 31, 2013 ... 63 Years Ago Today, Earl Lloyd Became The First Black Player In The NBA.
CREDIT: AP. By Travis Waldron. The biggest names on the list of ...
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Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86.
Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death.
He was an African American basketball player, the first Black man to play in a
National Basketball Association (NBA) game. ... To become a Professional
Surly Celtics Coach Red Auerbach, who also broke racial barriers in drafting the
first Black NBA player in Chuck Cooper in 1950 and introducing an all-Black ...
Apr 30, 2013 ... ... of recent publicity about Jackie Robinson being the first black player in ...
written about the first African-Americans in professional basketball.
Mar 16, 2015 ... The basketball player Earl Lloyd was the first African-American in the NBA with
the old Washington Capitols in 1950. He later became the ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, who became the first black player to appear in an N.B.A. game when
... When Lloyd made his N.B.A. debut, pro basketball was an ...