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Old 09-20-2014, 11:43 AM   #8
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Default Re: Rolando Blackman: 1st foreign born player

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Originally Posted by gotbacon23
Frido Frey- played 23 games for the knicks in the nba's first year (1946-1947 season) was born in germany... i am sure there are other players from that season... but blackman wasnt even close to being the first.

http://www.databasebasketball.com/pl...ilkid=FREYFR01

heres where you can find players by country of birth

http://www.databasebasketball.com/pl...yercountry.htm

Yeah. The first season of the NBA featured a German, a Dutch, A Polack, a couple Canadians.
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