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"Chuck Cooper" - 4 Total Result(s)
Breaking Barriers With Cooper
The Celtics made history on April 25, 1950, by selecting Chuck Cooper, the first African American player drafted in NBA history. When cautioned against the move due to Cooper’s skin color, Celtics own ...
Cooper: Watch Your Step!
Chuck Cooper elevated over Syracuse Nationals defenders for a slam dunk in a game on December 19, 1953. This bucket was Cooper’s only successful attempt of the night, as the Celtics fell at home to th ...
Watch: Cooper Adds a Bucket
Watch Chuck Cooper add to his total of 10 points as the Celtics blew out the Baltimore Bullets on the road, 94-73. Two years earlier, Cooper made NBA history when he became the first drafted African A ...
Watch: Ed Makes It Easy
Watch as Ed Macauley provided an assist for Chuck Cooper to make an easy shot against the Minneapolis Lakers. Cooper was the first Black player drafted in NBA history and Macauley later relayed the th ...