• This article is about the pioneering African-American NBA basketball player. ... Cooper was also the first African-American to be drafted by an NBA team, as the  ...

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  • Earl Lloyd (right) was the first African American to play in the NBA ... Hall of Fame player and Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations Larry Bird, who is ...

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  • Earl Francis Lloyd (April 3, 1928 – February 26, 2015) was an American professional basketball player. He was the first black person to play in the National ...

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  • Some of the first predominantly black universities to form basketball teams ... became the first African American all-American college basketball player, in 1931 .

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  • He was a pioneer as an African-American basketball player, becoming the first to be named NCAA All-American, the first to play on a United States men's ...

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  • Basketball Hall of Fame as player ... He played his first game for the New York Knicks on November 4, four days after the debut of Washington Capitols's Earl Lloyd, the first black player to appear in an NBA game. Already 27 years old when ...

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  • Garrett was the first African-American to play on the IU basketball team and also ... This biographical article relating to a United States basketball player, coach, ...

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  • ... with Charles Davis (basketball), another American basketball player born in 1958. ... Basketball Player of the Year, and the first black player to win the award.

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  • 1965–66 UTEP Miners men's basketball ... of collegiate athletics; with the Southeastern Conference admitting their first black basketball player in 1967.

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  • King played collegiately for the Kansas Jayhawks and was the first black starter in Kansas basketball history in 1954. ... Maury King at Basketball-Reference.com  ...

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