The rightful inclusion and the Hall of Fame's recognition of former NBA Deputy Commissioner Russ Granik is a wonderful message for the many behind-the-scenes contributors to the global game of basketball.
It's hard to listen to a filthy-rich man complain about the price of tickets for his enshrinement in his sport's hall of fame. But that, among other cringe-worthy moments is exactly what Michael Jordan did.
Reitred basketball coach Bobby Knight may be the single biggest bully and self absorbed bore in the history of the game. The evidence of this is no more glaring than at Friday's Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.