Posted Feb 5 2013 2:47PM
Throughout Black History Month, NBA TV and NBA.com are highlighting Barrier Breakers -- important figures in African-American basketball history.
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Barrier Breakers: Al Attles
Al Attles' contributions as a player, coach and executive made a huge impact on the Warriors.
Barrier Breakers: Ken Hudson
Barrier Breakers talks to Ken Hudson about being one of the NBA's earliest African-American game officials.
Barrier Breakers: Peter Bynoe and Bertram Lee
Barrier Breakers talks about Peter Bynoe and Bertram Lee, the first African-Americans to hold a majority stake in a U.S. pro sports franchise.
Barrier Breakers: The impact of Bill Russell
GameTime looks into one of the NBA's greatest champions and
highlights Bill Russell's pioneering impact on the game.
Barrier Breakers: Earl Lloyd | Roundtable on Earl Lloyd
Earl Lloyd talks about being the first African-American to play in the NBA.
Barrier Breakers: Alvin Attles
Barrier Breakers celebrates Alvin Attles, coach of the Warriors for 13 seasons.
Barrier Breakers: Legends roundtable
The crew digs deep into the TNT vault for an interview between John Thompson,
Oscar Robertson, Bill Russell and Wayne Embry from 12 years ago.
Barrier Breakers: Red Auerbach
Barrier Breakers recognizes Red Auerbach as one of the first coaches
to put five African American players in an NBA game.
Barrier Breakers: Robertson and Russell
John Thompson sits down with Oscar Robertson and Bill Russell to talk
about the challenges they faced as they entered professional basketball.
Barrier Breakers: Laurel Richie
WNBA President, Laurel Richie, talks about being
the first African-American to head a national sports league.
Barrier Breakers: Don Barksdale
GameTime talks about Don Barksdale, the first African-American
selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 1953.
Barrier Breaker: Wilt Chamberlain makes history
GameTime takes a look back at Wilt's 100 point game.
|Dunleavy's Precision Dart|
Mike Dunleavy launches a precision full-court dart to Carlos Boozer for the bucket.
|Drive and Dish|
Tony Parker drives deep in the lane and kicks out to Tim Duncan for the long range jumper.
|Bobcats Block Party |
Cody Zeller and Al Jefferson protect the paint with a series of dynamic blocks.
|On Time Dime |
Josh McRoberts delivers a nice behind-the-back dime to Jeff Taylor for the flush.
|Hoop and the Harm|
Ricky Rubio catches the pass, picks up the foul and knocks down the tough jumper.