How many Basketball Players are Black 

In 2023, 70.4% of NBA players were African American. The remaining players were:  

– 17.5% white

– 2.4% Hispanic

– 0.2% Asian

– 6.6% multiracial or "other" race

In 2021, 73.2% of NBA players were black. The NBA originally had no black players. 

In the WNBA, 67% of members are black or African-American. 

In college basketball, 14 Black women led women's basketball teams across 65 Power Five programs.   

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