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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame was just about finished with a top-to-bottom renovation when the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that this year’s enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic
In a wide-ranging interview this week with The Associated Press, Kevin Garnett covered plenty of topics.
Kobe Bryant’s résumé has yet another entry to validate his greatness
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of enshrinees by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
The votes are in, and word is about to come if this finally is the year that former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He’s due.
The basketball Hall of Fame is auctioning off the actual plaques used to mark the enshrinement of some of the sport’s biggest stars, including Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Julius Erving.
In 1998, Shane Battier was cut by coach Rick Majerus’ Goodwill USA Team. On Sunday, both were inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.
Sikma was joined in the Class of 2019 by Vlade Divac, Sidney Moncrief, Paul Westphal, Bobby Jones, Al Attles, Teresa Weatherspoon, Chuck Cooper, Carl Braun and Bill Fitch.
Vlade Divac and Jack Sikma were big men who could pass and shoot, helping redefine the post position in the NBA. The pair now await induction to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Among the others who will join them are NBA players Sidney Moncrief, Al Attles, Carl Braun, Chuck Cooper, Bobby Jones and Paul Westphal, the WNBA’s Teresa Weatherspoon and NBA coach Bill Fitch.
Ruth Riley Hunter says her journey to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame began while watching the 1992 U.S. Olympic men’s team. Ticha Penicheiro’s own dream started when she received a basketball as a six-year-old. Both have entered the Hall of Fame as part of a class that also included Beth Bass, Joan Cronan, Nora Lynn Finch, Carolyn Bush Roddy and Valerie Still.
Paul Westphal, Jack Sikma, Marques Johnson and Ben Wallace are first-time finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The rest of the 13 finalists have been considered before, including Chris Webber, Sidney Moncrief, Bobby Jones, Bill Fitch, Teresa Weatherspoon, Eddie Sutton, top high school coach Leta Andrews, women’s Division II coach Barbara Stevens and longtime NBA referee Hugh Evans. Marc Stein of The New York Times and Los Angeles Clippers voice Ralph Lawler are Curt Gowdy Award winners.
Ticha Penicheiro, Ruth Riley and Valerie Still are headed to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lefty Driesell had the crowd laughing. Dino Radja fought back tears. Blue Devils and Tar Heels brought their rivalry to the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Ray Allen made a peace offering to his spurned Celtics teammates. And they did it with an assist from three of the greatest point guards in NBA history.
Former Tennessee star Chamique Holdsclaw and assistant coach Mickie DeMoss thank former Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt while getting inducted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The induction class also included Connecticut assistant coach Chris Dailey, former Colorado coach Ceal Barry, former New Jersey high school coach Rose Marie Battaglia and former WNBA players Katie Smith and Tina Thompson.
Former Seattle SuperSonics star Ray Allen is among the 13-member class that will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in September.
Katie Smith, Tina Thompson and Chamique Holdsclaw headline the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame class for 2018 announced Monday.
John Stockton and Tim Duncan made their names in college, polished their legacies in the NBA, and retired with resumes that made them a lock for induction into just about any Hall of Fame.
There were Final Four players and a Final Four coach but the two biggest stars inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame on Sunday never played in the national semifinals.
When John Stockton is solicited for some enduring moments of his college basketball days at Gonzaga, the memory train’s first stop is hardly a surprise.