Sweetwater (2018)

In the fall of 1950, the game of basketball changed forever when Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton entered the NBA. The story of the first African American contracted to play in the NBA.




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In the fall of 1950, the game of basketball changed forever when Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton entered the NBA. The story of the first African American contracted to play in the NBA.

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The story of the first African American to play in the NBA


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After decades of failed attempts, in 2014 Sweetwater Clifton was finally inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. At the press conference, Sweetwater's daughter Jataun Robinson accepted on her deceased Father's behalf and said "It's truly and honor, and it's about time." See more »

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