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Earl Lloyd

By:James Daniel

Melissa Valdivia

on 13 March 2015

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By: James Daniel
Earl Lloyd
Earl Lloyd was the first african american to play in the NBA in 1950-51.

He was born April 3, 1928 in Alexandria, Virgin
Earl Lloyd
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Broke color barrier.
Inspired african americans.
Stood up for whats right.
Racism and discrimination
Being ready to hear and feel the racist things
NBA career
Joins a team called the Washington Capitols in 1950-1951.

After he played for the Syracuse Nationals in 1952-1958 which he won a championship .

And for his last he played for the Detroit Pistons in 1958-1960.

He averaged about 8 points and got 4,682 in total.

He grabbed about 6 rebounds every game and got 3,609 in his whole career.

Got inducted to the hall of fame

Earl Lloyd died February 26, 2015 at age 86

On February 9 they call it Earl Lloyd day
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