The first basketball team wasn't segregated. Actually, black players didn't want to play.
the Cleveland hearts
The Harlem Rens were the first African-American basketball team and they were actually founded in 1922. They played from 1922 until 1948.
The first basketball team was from Canada.
Bob Yancy and Ben Franklin of Boston University (1937) The first Black selected for All-American basketball honors was Don Barksdale of UCLA (1947) The first Black signed by a National Basketball Assn. team was Charles (Chuck) Cooper, who joined the New York Knicks (1950)
The Harlem Rens They played from 1922 to 1948
The University of Chicago Basketball Team.
the first basketball team was the USA to win but who played
The first team that is considered to have a basketball team organized is Vanderbilt University. They played a local team from the YMCA in Nashville, Tennessee.
The first women's basketball team began at Smith College in 1892. The team was led by Senda Berenson who was an instructor at the college.
The first black basketball player in sec was perry Wallace from vanderbilt.
The name of the all black basketball team that was formed by Abe Saperstein is the Harlem Globetrotters. When they first formed in 1926, they were called the Savoy Big Five. Some of the most famous players from the team include Wilt Chamberlain, Curly Neal, Marques Haynes, and Connie Hawkins.
Hello to all who may read this. The first black basketball player to sign an NBA contract was a man by the name of Harold " Wild Man" Hunter. He never got the opportunity to play on account of being cut from the team because of racial issues. The first black to actually play professional basketball was Bob " Robert Earl" Love.
The first Philippine basketball team to compete in the Olympics was at the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin .... they finished 5th.
The first women's basketball team was located at Smith College, an all women's school in 1892. After this point, basketball gained popularity at other schools.
the first black person who played basketball
The fist Black person to play basket ball was jace martnio The first Black women to play basketball was senda berenson
Lucy Harris was the first black woman All-American basketball player in 1997
The team that Dr. James Naismith made when he first invented the game.
No women has ever been signed to a men's professional basketball team, its not allowed.