Earl lloyd

by antwain dunston

EARL FRANCIS LLOYD was bron on( april 3 on 1928) .He is a retired American basketball player.He was the first african American to play in the national basketball association in the 1950-1951.three other african American to played in the same season :chuck cooper,Nathaniel clifton ,and hank dezonie .

Lloyd, a forward known for his defense, played collegiately at west Virginia state was selected in the ninth-round of the 1950 nba draft by the washington capitols .On October 31, 1950, Lloyd became the first African American to play in an game, against the Ro

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