Congratulations to these legends on being inducted into the Hall of Fame! Led by the late great Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Garnett, this star studded class will be enshrined Aug. 29th. All eight finalist have been elected to the class of 2020 including FIBA executive Patrick Baumann making the list nine. Joining them in the hoop hall will be 10x WNBA All-Star Tamika Catchings; two-time NBA champion and former coach of Houston Rockets Rudy Tomjanovich; Barbara Stevens a five-time DII coach of the year; Eddie Sutton 4x NCAA coach of the year; and 3x women’s NCAA champion coach Kim Mulkey.
18x NBA ALL-STAR | 15x ALL-NBA | 5x NBA CHAMPION | 4x ASG MVP | 2x FINALS MVP | 07-08 NBA MVP
15x NBA ALL-STAR | 9x ALL-NBA | 1x NBA CHAMPION | 03-04 NBA MVP | 07-08 NBA DPOY | 02-03 ASG MVP
15x NBA ALL-STAR | 15x ALL-NBA | 5x NBA CHAMPION | 3x Finals MVP | 2x NBA MVP | 99-00 ASG MVP | 97-98 NBA ROY
10x WNBA ALL-STAR | 1x WNBA CHAMPION | 2012 WNBA FINALS MVP | 5x WNBA DPOY | 2011 WNBA MVP | 02 WNBA ROY
4x NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR | 8x CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR | TOP TEN IN D1 ALL TIME VICTORIES
2x NBA CHAMPION (COACH) | 93 NBA COACH OF YEAR | ONLY PERSON IN NBA HISTORY W/ 10,000 PTS (PLAYER) 500 CAREER WINS (COACH) | OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST 2000 (COACH)
3x NCAA NATIONAL CHAMPION | CONSENSUS NATIONAL COLLEGE COACH OF THE YEAR 2012 | 17 NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCES | 7x BIG 12 COACH OF THE YEAR | FIRST TO WIN CHAMPIONSHIPS AS PLAYER, ASST. COACH, HEAD COACH
5x RUSSELL ATHLETIC / WBCA DIVISION II NATIONAL COACH OF THE YEAR | 15x NORTHEAST-10 COACH OF THE YEAR | (22) 25 WIN SEASONS
Long live the black mamba Kobe Bryant and congrats to these new enshrinees on remarkable accomplishments. Their legacies will live on forever, immortalized in the game of basketball.