First Black NBA Player Gets Posthumous Basketball Hall Of Fame Induction


The late legendary basketball player Chuck Cooper was a trailblazer who broke color barriers in the realm of sports. 35 years after his passing, the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania native has finally received a long overdue honor. According to Celtics Wire, Cooper was posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Cooper was a second-round pick during the league's 1950 draft; making him the first African American player to enter the NBA. He was selected ... Read more


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