Notable People - Asian Pacific American …
Aug 23, 2021 · Famous Firsts (Cont.) Wataru Misaka. In 1947, Wataru Misaka became the first Asian-American and the first person of color to play in what would later become the National Basketball Association (NBA). A "nisei" or second-generation Japanese-American, Wataru was drafted during World War II and became a staff sergeant.
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