Earl Lloyd poses for a portrait at his home on January 1, 2000 in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1950, as a member of the Washington Capitols, Lloyd became the first African-American to play in an NBA game when he entered a game against...More
January 01, 2000 License
Basketball player Earl Lloyd dribbling a basketball, Virginia, 1966.
January 01, 1966 License
Earl Lloyd #11 of the Syracuse Nationals poses for a portrait circa 1950 in Syracuse, New York.
January 01, 1950 License
Basketball player Earl Lloyd, Jim Magner and Horace Kinley, October 20, 1950.
October 20, 1950 License
The World Champions of Basketball Syracuse Nationals pose for a team portrait front row (L-R): Dick Farley, Billy Kenville, Center Row: Earl Lloyd, Captain Paul Seymour, Head Coach Al Cervi, George King Jim Tucker, Rear Row: President...More
January 01, 1955 License
Earl Lloyd #11 of the Syracuse Nationals shoots against Jack Nichols #16 of the Boston Celtics circa 1958 at the Onondaga War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, New York.
January 01, 1958 License
Nelson Bobb attempts to make a basket while Earl Lloyd reaches for the block during a game at Madison Square Garden in 1953. Just three years earlier, Earl Lloyd became the first African American to play in the NBA.
February 24, 1953 License
Earl Lloyd, the new Detroit Pistons coach, discusses game strategy during a second period time-out huddle as the Pistons play the Portland Trail Blazers here on October 10th. Leaning over his left shoulder is forward Curtis Rowe (#18)...More
November 10, 1971 License
Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in the NBA is being honored to celebrate black history month at the game against the Atlanta Hawks and the Miami Heat on February 12, 2012 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.
February 12, 2012 License
Martin Luther King Jr.