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The University of Utah honors Wat Misaka, first person of Color in the NBA

Long before Linsanity or even before any African Americans would play in what would become the NBA, Wataru “Wat” Misaka became the first person of color to play professional basketball in the Basketball Association of America, playing three games for … Continue reading

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The Past, Present, And Future Of Asian American Basketball

With a knee injury ending Linsanity for the 2012 regular season, one might wonder about the future of Asian American basketball.   Is all of the current enthusiasm over basketball just a temporary craze that will fizzle out?  Will another Jeremy … Continue reading

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