Earl Monroe's Winston-Salem State home jersey. "The Pearl, a 6'3'' guard from Winston-Salem State, played 13 seasons in the NBA. Monroe, a complete pleyer and a master of the one-on-one game, played in 4 NBA all-star games. Monroe led the Bullets to the champiosnhip game against the Bucks in '71 and was a starter for the New York Knicks who were champions in '73. Monroe is a member of basketball's Hall of Fame and was voted 1 of the top 50 players of all time at the NBA's 50th anniversary.