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.
There are three players who claim to be the first African American basketball player in the NBA, each with legitimate reason to claim this. - Chuck Cooper: first African American to be drafted by an NBA team - Nat Clifton: first African American to sign a contract and make the roster with an NBA team - Earl Lloyd: first African American to play in an NBA game
she was the first African American basketball player.
The American basketball player Bill Walker became famous by being an excellent athlete in the sport of basketball. He was drafted 47th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Washington Wizards.
Previous tallest african-american basketball player in the nba was Ralph Sampson who was 7'4
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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.
Steve Henson, drafted in the 2nd round to Milwaukee in 1990
Chuck Cooper was one of the first African-American males in the NBA.
Micheal Jordan but there will be other answers then this I think because this is an opinion question
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Zach Randolph (born july, 16 1981), nichnamed Z-Bo, is an american professional basketball player player who currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the national basketball association (NBA). He played college basketball at Michigan State university and was drafted in the 2001 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers.
Austin Daye is a professional American basketball player who was drafted into the Detroit Pistons in the 2009 NBA Draft. He currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.
American basketball player Paul Pierce was selected as the tenth pick in Round 1 of the 1998 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics. And he still plays today
~My assumption is Missouri Arledge. Missouri Arledge is the first American female basketball player.~
Who was Dallas cowboys first African American player in American history?
Michael Beasley is African-American. He is most known for being a professional basketball player with the NBA team, the Miami Heat.
Carlos Boozer is known for being a player on the Chicago Bulls basketball team. His race is African-American. He was raised in Alaska.