Earl Lloyd

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Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Alexandria, VA
Death Date
Feb 26, 2015 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
3, 1928
Birthplace
Alexandria, VA
Death Date
Feb 26, 2015 (86)

About

Small forward who was the first African-American to play in an NBA game.

Before Fame

He played his college basketball at West Virginia State College.

Trivia

He played for three NBA teams from 1950-1960, most notably the Syracuse Nationals, with whom he won an NBA Championship in 1955.

Family Life

He married Charlita Lloyd, and had three children.

Associated With

In 2003, he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, in the same class as Celtics great Robert Parish.