Question: Who Was The First Black NBA Player?

Earl Lloyd

What team did Earl Lloyd play for in the NBA?

After a brief stint in the army, he returned to the NBA, where he was a key player for the Syracuse Nationals (1952–58), helping the team win the championship in 1955. He finished his playing career with the Detroit Pistons (1958–60).

Did Earl Lloyd have kids?

He married Charlita Lloyd, and had three children.

Who was the first famous basketball player?

Wilt Chamberlain was the first NBA player to score more than 30,000 cumulative points over his career, and the first and only player to score 100 points in a single game.