The first white American player to come right out of high school to play in the NBA was Robert Swift, who came out of Bakersfield High School in Bakersfield, California, in 2004.
Yes Michael Jordan was the first african-american to play basketball
~My assumption is Missouri Arledge. Missouri Arledge is the first American female basketball player.~
Kwame Brown is an American professional basketball player playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. He was also the first overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards and was the first number one draft pick to be selected straight out of high school.
Lucy Harris was the first black woman All-American basketball player in 1997
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Who was the first African American woman basketball player?The first African American female basketball player to be drafted by the NBA was Lucy Harris in 1977. She was from New Orleans, Louisiana. Ms. Harris was also a silver medalist from the 1976 Olympics.
Around the time basketball was invented. It hit high school before turning into the NBA.
The first professional basketball player was Harry Lew in 1902. Howard University became the first college with a basketball program in 1908. All the players on that team were the first.
Its said that there were about 190 people at the 1st basketball game which was a high school basketball game.
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The Harlem Rens were the first African-American basketball team and they were actually founded in 1922. They played from 1922 until 1948.
Reggie Harding was selected by the Detroit Pistons Detroit Pistons in the fourth round of the 1962 NBA Draft to become the first every NBA player to come straight out of high school.Moses Malone
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No, you can not go straight from high school to medical school. First you have to get a BS or BA degree, usually with an emphasis on basic sciences. Then you can attend medical school.
The first women's basketball team was located at Smith College, an all women's school in 1892. After this point, basketball gained popularity at other schools.
Bill Russell was the first black NBA coach.