Gangsta Cheerleaders (The Wataru Misaka Episode with Atsuko Okatsuka)
On this episode, we are joined by comedian, actress and writer Atsuko Okatsuka! And today, I’m going to tell her one of the greatest, unknown sports stories in our country's history: Wataru Misaka – the FIRST! Asian American and FIRST! Non-White basketball player in the NBA.
Next time on FIRST! – make sure to catch me and Ashok & Hari Kondabolu as we talk about Willie O'Ree and how he became the FIRST! Black hockey player in the NHL.
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