The first female basketball player was Teresa Edwards.
~My assumption is Missouri Arledge. Missouri Arledge is the first American female basketball player.~
I say Lisa Leslie.
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Teresa Edwards is the first USA pro basketball player to play on four Olympic teams. Teresa Edwards is the first USA pro basketball player to play on four Olympic teams.
its Teresa Edwards
there are no women in nba they are in another organization called WNBA( Women National Basketball Association)
Who was the first African American woman basketball player?The first African American female basketball player to be drafted by the NBA was Lucy Harris in 1977. She was from New Orleans, Louisiana. Ms. Harris was also a silver medalist from the 1976 Olympics.
The first black basketball player in sec was perry Wallace from vanderbilt.
George Mikan of the Minneappolis Lakers is generally regarded as the first great basketball player.
I am not sure but i think her last name is miller i think
The first professional basketball player was Harry Lew in 1902. Howard University became the first college with a basketball program in 1908. All the players on that team were the first.
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There can't be the "first" basketball player to play in the NBA or other leagues because basketball is a "team sport." But there are teams that are the first like Boston Celtics, and many others Check out this link it may be helpful http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball.
Jason Collins- THe first openly gay male basketball player in the NBA
· Bob Cousy (basketball)