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Don Barksdale

Don Barksdale

Donald Argee "Don" Barksdale was an American professional basketball player. He was a pioneer as an African-American basketball player, becoming the first to be named NCAA All-American, the first to play on a United States men's Olympic basketball team, and the first to play in an National Basketball Association All-Star Game. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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