The NBA was founded in 1946 in New York City. For many years, the organization was predominantly white. Today, more than 75 percent of its players are black. We speak with basketball expert and former NBA player and coach Ray Scott about the league’s early years and its efforts to evolve in a time when segregation and discrimination ran rampant.
- Ray Scott, former NBA player & coach, author of The NBA in Black and White: The memoir of a trailblazing NBA player and coach.