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...
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 ...
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
He was an African American basketball player, the first Black man to play in a
National Basketball Association (NBA) game. ... To become a Professional
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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.
Oct 31, 2013 ... He was one of four black players who played in the NBA that season. ... the
Celtics' era of dominance, he became the NBA's first black coach. ... After drastic
midseason salary cuts, the future of women's pro hockey is in doubt.
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 ...
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 ...
May 8, 2012 ... But the only black men playing professional basketball right now are the .... the
first black player coming to pro basketball with Jackie Robinson!
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 ...