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...
These six men are the African- American legacy of professional basketball. It was
these gentlemen ... Harry Lew – First Black Player in Professional Basketball.
On October 31, 1950, 21-year-old Earl Lloyd becomes the first African-American
to play in an NBA game when he takes the court in the season opener for the ...
Feb 27, 2015 ... Earl Lloyd, first African-American to play in NBA, dies at 86 ... The professional
teams worried if they started signing star players away from the ...
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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 ...
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 ...
Feb 4, 2008 ... Nat Clifton, a former Harlem Globetrotter who went by the nickname Sweetwater,
was the first African-American player to sign a contract with an ...
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 ...