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...
Harry Lew – First Black Player in Professional Basketball. Harry “Bucky” Lew was
the first recorded African-American to sign a professional basketball contract.
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
Oct 31, 2013 ... The NBA wasn't entrenched in segregation like baseball and other sports. But
Earl Lloyd still holds a special place in its history.
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 ...
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 ...
Oct 30, 2007 ... Lloyd could have been the first black player to sign an NBA contract except ...
Back then, black players with pro ambition were limited to virtually ...
Apr 30, 2013 ... ... of recent publicity about Jackie Robinson being the first black player in ...
written about the first African-Americans in professional basketball.