Chat with Ken Hudson
Welcome to SportsNation! On Thursday, former NBA referee Ken Hudson stops by to chat as part of ESPN.com's tribute to Black History Month.
In 1967, Hudson became the first person of color to referee a city high school basketball championship and later became a pioneering NBA ref joining Jackie White as the league's first two black game officials. He developed several youth basketball programs in the Boston-area and was named to the Board of Directors of multiple companies including Coca-Cola's New England Board of Directors.
In 2009, Hudson along with Bob Lanier and Alonzo Mourning were named co-recipients of The Mannie Jackson Award. The award is presented annually to individuals who have been inspired from their participation in the game of basketball to use the game as a catalyst for both personal growth and change in their community.
Send your questions now and join Hudson on Thursday at 2 p.m. ET!