Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 at 3:55 pm  |  3 responses

Don Barksdale Inducted Into the Basketball Hall of Fame (VIDEO)

Don Barksdale, the first African-American NCAA All-American, Olympic player, and NBA All-Star was posthumously inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame this past Friday, and above you can check out his enshrinement speech, made by Don’s son, Derek. Well deserved.

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  • http://slamonline.com/ Ben Osborne

    Nice speech. We did a piece on the movie about him by Doug Harris in SLAM 135. Shouts to Doug and writer Rus Bradburd for bringing Don to my/SLAM’s attention.

  • Conor

    Where’s Avon?

  • qwerty

    at long last