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26/02/2015 The first African American basketball player in the NBA dies at 86

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NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd Dies

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Barrier Breaker - Earl Lloyd

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Celebrating Black History: Earl Lloyd

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Earl F. Lloyd's Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech

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Earl Lloyd: My First Game

Earl Lloyd was selected in the 9th-round of the 1950 NBA draft by the Washington Capitals. During his NBA career, Lloyd experienced issues with racism, he was refused service multiple times and was spit on by a fan. He died in Crossville, Tennessee.
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