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Nathaniel Clifton

NameNathaniel "Nat" Clifton
PositionCenter, Forward
Number19, 8, 24
Height Ft6|height_in=8
Weight Lbs225
Birth DateOctober 13, 1922
Birth PlaceLittle Rock, Arkansas
Death DateAugust 31, 1990(age 67)
Death PlaceChicago, Illinois
Debutyear1945
Finalyear1961
CollegeXavier (LA)
Teams *New York Rens (1945 - 1947) *Harlem Globetrotters (1947 - 1950) *New York Knicks (1950 - 1956) *Detroit Pistons (1956 - 1957) *Chicago Majors (1961)
Stats LeagueNBA
Stat1labelPoints
Stat1value5,444
Stat2labelRebounds
Stat2value4,469
Stat3labelAssists
Stat3value1,369
Letterc
Bbrcliftna01
Highlights *NBA All Star (1957)

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Nathaniel "Sweetwater" Clifton (October 13, 1922 August 31, 1990) was an American multi-sport athlete best known as the first African American to sign a contract to play in the National Basketball Association.

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Harlem Globetrotters Coming to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Nov 27 ... - LaughingPlace.com Tweet this news
LaughingPlace.com---...- games and have featured NBA players and Hall of Famers including Wilt Chamberlin, -Nathaniel- “Sweetwater” -Clifton- and Marques Haynes on their roster. ... - Date : Wed, 20 Oct 2010 22:05:41 GMT+00:00
Nathaniel Clifton - Weekly Challenger Tweet this news
Weekly Challenger--Born in Little Rock, AK (according to the Social Security Administration death records, he was born -Clifton Nathaniel-), -Clifton- was given the “Sweetwater” ... - Date : Fri, 01 Oct 2010 17:32:15 GMT+00:00
Nathaniel Clifton - Weekly Challenger Tweet this news
Weekly Challenger--Born in Little Rock, Ark., (according to the Social Security Administration death records, he was born Clifton -Nathaniel-) -Clifton- was given the “Sweetwater” ... - Date : Thu, 22 Jul 2010 13:40:14 GMT+00:00
Bridget Cronrath, 3 - NorthJersey.com Tweet this news
NorthJersey.com---...- Patrick, Evan, Maggie and Tommy and her friends, Cate, Benjamin and -Nathan-. Bridget Marie, daughter of Donald and Marguerite Cronrath of -Clifton-, ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 05:18:26 GMT+00:00
Radcliff soldier dies in Afghanistan - News Enterprise Tweet this news
News Enterprise--Pfc. -Nathaniel- D. Garvin, 20, died while stationed in Afghanistan. Garvin, a former student at John Hardin High School, ... - Date : Thu, 15 Jul 2010 02:36:15 GMT+00:00
IN THE JULY 21 DISPATCH - Clay Center Dispatch Tweet this news
Clay Center Dispatch--Recently, USD-224 -Clifton--Clyde was given "high marks" for its financial and academic efficiency by the Kansas Legislative Post Audit Committee for its ... - Date : Wed, 21 Jul 2010 20:32:29 GMT+00:00

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