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Wat Misaka, who was drafted by the New York Knicks in 1947, was recently honored by the Knicks Basketball franchise at a presentation during a game at Madison Square Garden. Misaka was the first non-white person to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA which was then known as the Basketball Association of America or BAA).

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