Who is this man? What is his name?

Respond to this rhyme with a rhyme much the same.

His wiki page is short, and that’s quite a shame,

But that cannot lessen his remarkable fame.

Here’s just one hint, so guess if you’ve got gall…

He’s known as the Grandfather of Black Basketball.

—note this image is not produced by You’re U.S. and instead is copied from a webpage. Thanks to Paul Kohlenberger for finding this man’s grandson to interview for our project.