African-Americans in the NBA
A lot of African - Americans that have found success in the league have come up from tough backgrounds or long odds to become NBA players.
Clifton was the first black player to sign an NBA contract. The NBA went from an unwieldy league to a more manageable 11 teams in two divisions, with.
Everyone knows the cultural significance of Jackie Robinson. On April 15, Robinson became the first African - American to play Major League Baseball.