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HBCU NBA Draft History: Part I

1950Earl Lloyd, West Virginia State 9th round, 100th pick by Washington Capitols This former CIAA star was the first black man to play in the NBA.1956Sam Jones, North Carolina College 7th round, 58th overall by Minneapolis LakersJones was drafted by the Lakers, but he returned to college to complete his degree after his military service, voiding the Lakers' pick and allowing....
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