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Members of the 1968 Bucks team Wayne Embry and Jon McGlocklin and Milwaukee historian John Gurda reflect on the year the Bucks joined the NBA.

#BuiltbyBlack : Wayne Embry. The first African-American to be an NBA General Manager (1972 with the Bucks). He was promoted to that position after his team success as the assistant GM, during which he was instrumental in trading for Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson in 1970.

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Robert Williams had 15 rebounds in 20 minutes Monday night. The last Celtic to do that? Wayne Embry - February, 1967

"Basketball was not on our minds." Wali Jones & Wayne Embry reflect on Dr. King's legacy and The Day After MLK." Listen and subscribe for the full conversation hosted by @DPommellsNBCS . 🎧⤵️

MLK Day is an important for Wayne Embry and the entire Raptors organization. "It's a day and time for everybody to recognize one of our most incredible leaders that we’ve ever had on this planet." But it goes deeper than that, @SmithRaps  writes. #Opinion 

Tune in now for a special #MLKDay  Roundtable on Dr. King’s life, legacy, and the movement for racial justice featuring Caron Butler, @NCRMuseum  President Terri Freeman, @unumfund  Founder@MayorLandrieu , and barrier-breaking NBA executive Wayne Embry.

Watch today's #MLKDay  Roundtable on Dr. King’s life, legacy, and the movement for racial justice featuring Caron Butler@realtuffjuice ), @NCRMuseum  President Terri Freeman, @unumfund  Founder@MayorLandrieu , and barrier-breaking NBA executive Wayne Embry.

Tune in tomorrow at 11am/et on @NBA  for a special #MLKDay  Roundtable on Dr. King’s life, legacy, and the movement for racial justice featuring Caron Butler, @NCRMuseum  President Terri Freeman, @unumfund  Founder@MayorLandrieu , and barrier-breaking NBA executive Wayne Embry.

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Miami University to honor former Royals player, Cavaliers GM Wayne Embry with statue

Terri Embry, the wife of Raptors icon Wayne Embry, was a tireless advocate for civil rights, a fight that continues today, writes @SmithRaps .

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Such sad news Terri Embry, the wife of the iconic Wayne Embry, has passed away. A dedicated civil rights activist, Terri marched on Selma with Dr. King in 1965 and we know today how important those civil rights fights remain. Deepest condolences to Wayne and the Embry family

The @Raptors  arrive in shirts honoring Wayne Embry, the first Black general manager & team president in NBA history. BOS vs. TOR // 9pm ET on TNT

Another cool initiative from the Raptors — ‘Because of you’ — as a way to recognize trail blazing leaders in our midst. Nurse’s shirt recognizes Wayne Embry, first Black general manager and team president.

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Wayne Embry, who broke the color barrier in NBA front offices and had to decide whether to boycott a playoff game the day Martin Luther King was killed, has advice for those conflicted about playing in this moment:

Happy Birthday: Wayne Embry (80) became the first African-American GM of a major sports team when he took the reins of the in 1972

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Raptors senior advisor Wayne Embry to me on the team finally winning it all. He's been on board 15 years, in addition to his decades in the NBA. His first title since 1968 with Boston: "I didn't know an old man could cry."

The @Raptors  remember the career of Wayne Embry in honor of Black History Month. #NBABHM 

Today we begin our #BlackHistoryMonth  celebration with a look at Wayne Embry: The First African-American General Manager

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