The New York Rens were the first all-black professional African-American owned basketball team, formed in Harlem Basketball manager Robert “Bob” Douglas made a deal with Harlem real estate developer William Roach (owner of the new Renaissance Ball
looking at this image it seems to me that this little guy wants to and would love to be a professional basketball player when he grows up. He also looks like he is sad at the same time because he probably isn't able to play with anyone at the moment.
The first African American professional basketball team "The Renaissance" organized in Harlem. They were known to their many fans and admirers as "The Rens" and they've been called "the greatest basketball team you never heard of.