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Kobe Bryant among 8 finalists for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame

Feb 15, 2020 - 9:51 AM

The late Kobe Bryant may join NBA icons Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett in this year's Hall of Fame class

LEGACY. Kobe Bryant is likely to be inducted among the sport’s all-time greats. Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images/AFP

Serbia's Divac inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Sep 07, 2019 - 3:18 PM

'To me basketball was always about love,' says Vlade Divac, the first player born and trained outside the United States to play more than 1,000 games in the NBA

ICON. Former Lakers star Vlade Divac  credits NBA legends Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson as mentors. Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images/AFP

Steve Nash leads 13 Basketball Hall of Fame inductees

Sep 07, 2018 - 9:29 AM

Other former NBA stars sharing the honor with Nash are Ray Allen, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Maurice Cheeks

LEGENDS. Naismith Hall of Fame inductee Steve Nash (center) describes the 2018 class as a 'Dream Team.' Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP

Nash, Kidd highlight 2018 Hall of Fame class

Apr 01, 2018 - 2:27 PM

Other inductees include ex-NBA stars Grant Hill, Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, college coach Lefty Driesell and female players Katie Smith and Tina Thompson

GREATS. (From left) Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Ray Allen and Grant Hill headline the 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class. Kidd, Nash and Hill photos from Shutterstock and Allen photo by Rommel Demano/AFP/Getty Images


Yao, Shaq, Iverson among 10 inducted into Hall of Fame

Sep 10, 2016 - 12:36 PM

Memories and the thrills of the retired NBA superstars were celebrated at enshrinement festivities

HALL OF FAME. Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, and Sheryl Swoopes react after the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony. Jim Rogash/Getty Images/AFP

Shaq, Iverson, Yao headed for Basketball Hall of Fame

Apr 05, 2016 - 1:03 PM

Shaquille O Neal Allen Iverson and Yao Ming will headline the Class of 2016 in September

HALL BOUND. Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson, who faced off in the 2001 NBA Finals, are going into the Hall of Fame together. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

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Dec 16, 2015 - 1:18 AM

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Shaq, Iverson, Yao could join Basketball Hall of Fame in 2016

Dec 15, 2015 - 11:34 AM

With changes to the the eligibility period on the horizon 2016 could bring about one of the strongest induction classes in recent years

DEEP CLASS. The eligibility of Yao Ming, Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson could make for one of the more memorable induction classes in recent years.

Mutombo, Haywood among 6 named to Hall of Fame

Apr 07, 2015 - 11:23 AM

The Class of 2015 is a group of outstanding individuals who represent many eras and facets of basketball

NBA: Mourning, Richmond inducted to Hall of Fame

Apr 08, 2014 - 1:58 AM

Former NBA stars Alonzo Mourning and Mitch Richmond were among five inductees announced Monday for enshrinement in the Basketball Hall of Fame

ZO WORTHY. Alonzo Mourning is one of 5 inductees into the Basketball Hall of Fame this year. Photo by Rhona Wise/EPA