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swazika basketball team from 1909 San Francisco
No this isn't Nazi Germany's men's basketball team. It's a San Francisco based team from 1909.

Chilocco native American basketball team
The Chilocco men's team also used the swatzika up until the 1930s.
Note that this may be one of the earliest Native American teams.

Michael Jordan wearing #12
What's so weird about a Sam Vincent card from 1990? Well nothing normally, but notice the guy in the corner? It's Michael Jordan. What number is he wearing? #12.

Here are more Jordan #12 photos

What's creepier than Dick Cheany? Dick Cheany with a Utah Jazz jersey.
Wilt Chamberlain and Muhammed Ali
Wilt Chamberlain and Muhammed Ali
Fidel Castro playing basketball
Cuban dicator Fidel Castro

James Dean playing basketball
Hollywood acting legend James Dean
Barack Obama high school basketball team
Ponahou High School basketball team featuring Barack Obama
Ronald Reagan playing basketball
Obama isn't the only basketball playing president. Here is a high school team photo with Ronald Reagan in it. (3rd from left)
Gerald Ford playing basketball
Here future US president Gerald Ford is involved in a jump ball aboard the USS Monterrey circa World War II.
Julius Peppers college basketball
Julius Peppers while playing for North Carolina

Other than the blatant racism I don't know what is going on here.