Who was the first white NBA player?
|College||Weber State (1941–1943) Utah (1943–1944, 1946–1947)|
|NBA draft||1947 / Round: 7 / Pick: 61st overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
Can a woman play in the NBA?
NBA Commissioner David Stern predicted last week that a woman will play in the league within the next decade. “I don’t want to get into all kinds of arguments with players and coaches about the likelihood,” Stern told Sports Illustrated. “But I really think it’s a good possibility.”
Who was the first non American NBA player?
Hank Biasatti, who was born in Italy and raised in Canada, was the first international player in the league in 1946. The number of international players in the league rose after the formation of the Dream Team when NBA players were allowed into Olympic play starting in 1992.
Why can’t females jump as high as males?
Men have more muscle mass, in part due to the amount of testosterone, which is a naturally produced anabolic steroid, and thus they have more Type IIb muscle mass. “Although women do produce some androgen, it is a small amount compared to males, and thus they have less muscle strength and power to jump,” Goldberg said.
Could Candace Parker play in the NBA?
Parker became the second player to dunk in a WNBA game on June 22, 2008. In 2019, Parker became an analyst for NBA games on TNT and NBA TV, covering Tuesday games during the 2019–20 NBA season.
|No. 3 – Chicago Sky|
|2008–2020||Los Angeles Sparks|