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Basketball Hall of Fame

My NBA All-Star Team of Socially Conscience Players

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 07.02.2015 | Sports
The University of Central Florida Forum

The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies and impact on communities.

Richmond Puts the Name Mitch in the Hall of Fame

Mitch Goldich | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports
Mitch Goldich

On Saturday, Mitch Richmond will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the highest individual honor a basketball player can achieve.

Springfield, Mass.: Oh, the Places You Don't Know

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.26.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

For travelers who believe Springfield to be a one-stop wonder, think again.

Granik: 'Hall' of a Choice for Springfield

Terry Lyons | Posted 11.06.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

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.

Basketball Hall Of Fame's Class Of 2013

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 06.08.2013 | Sports

ATLANTA — Rick Pitino got the phone call of a lifetime and an incredible text at the same time. Last Wednesday, John Doleva, the president of t...

Basketball Hall of Famer Dies At 78

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 07.31.2012 | Sports

CINCINNATI (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Jack Twyman, one of the NBA's top scorers in the 1950s who became the guardian to a paralyzed teammate, h...

College Hoops Hall Of Fame Class Inducted

Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

By DAVE SKRETTA, The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eddie Sutton remembers growing up on a farm in western Kansas, back in the days before co...

Jordan Schultz

Spencer Haywood On The NBA Lockout, His Hall Of Fame Induction And LeBron James | Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.25.2011 | Sports

Spencer Haywood won an Olympic gold medal in 1968, at the age of 19, and was signed by the Seattle Sonics two years later after dominating the ABA. In...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Colorful Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is looking for a roommate. And not a teammate. He wants to bunk with a regular old fan for a few weeks so he can learn the ropes of his new town.

Yao A Hall Of Famer?

Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

With eight all-star appearances, a reputation for dominance and grace on the floor and an indisputable role in spreading the game of basketball throug...

Basketball Hall Of Fame's 2011 Class

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 06.05.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — Dennis Rodman earned plenty of labels during his sometimes turbulent NBA career. Here's one the player who created chaos on – a...

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Len Berman | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Last night's championship game will long be remembered for what it didn't have: made baskets. Butler set the all-time record for futility in a championship game, shooting just 18.8 per cent.

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Len Berman | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With all the hoo-hah that college basketball receives, how many of you outside of Indiana followed the Butler Bulldogs this season? Heck, not that many in Indianapolis follow them.

Basketball Hall Of Fame Finalists Announced

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — Dennis Rodman, Jamaal Wilkes and Tex Winter were among 12 finalists announced Friday for induction into the Basketball Hall of Fam...

Fans Start Campaign On Facebook To Get Dennis Rodman Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Fans have created a campaign on Facebook to get former NBA star Dennis Rodman inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Rodman ...

Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone Chosen For 2010 Hall of Fame

AP | JOEDY McCREARY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

INDIANAPOLIS — Scottie Pippen considers himself a double winner. He'll enter basketball's Hall of Fame as an individual and a member of the Drea...

Michael Jordan Hall Of Fame Speech (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Michael Jordan made the most of having the stage and microphone to himself at last weekend's Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony by delivering ...

Michael Jordan Can't Let Go of Old Hurts During HOF Speech

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paula Duffy

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.

Michael Jordan Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Michael Jordan's thank you list went well beyond friends and family. There was the coach who cut him. The player who disse...

Michael Jordan, David Robinson, John Stockton Elected To Basketball Hall Of Fame

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Air Jordan has a new name: Hall of Famer. Michael Jordan was elected to the class of 2009 on Monday, set for induction in Septemeber ...

Johnny 'Red' Kerr, Legendary Bulls Coach And Broadcaster, Dies

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Johnny "Red" Kerr, the former Chicago Bulls coach who spent more than three decades as a broadcaster for the team, died Thursday. He w...

Basketball Hall of Fame Ignores Its True Pioneers

Dan Klores | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Klores

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.