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60 years ago Earl Lloyd of Washington Capitols integrated the NBA

I learned from USA Today (it was in the NBA briefs, can’t find a link) this morning that yesterday was the 60th anniversary of Earl Lloyd joining the Washington Capitols which integrated the NBA. Yes, there was a team called the Washington Capitols (with and “o”) in the league’s early days. Red Auerbach was the

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