Stories tagged: Earl Lloyd
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2012
First black NBA player gets honor at Hawks game
ATLANTA – Earl Lloyd remembers when he suited up for the Washington Capitols more than 60 years ago as the first black to play in an NBA game and wondering …