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Breaking Down Chris Bosh's Case for the Basketball Hall of Fame

Throughout his career, Chris Bosh been a good—occasionally very good—but never great basketball player. His finest, at least his most impactful, seasons were spent as a tertiary threat on a Miami Heat team that never quite became a dynasty. Show More Summary

Iowa is the best state for college basketball this season

Three programs in the state are all top 25 worthy. Roy Williams isn't used to losing when it comes to the state of Iowa. During his time at both Kansas and North Carolina, the future Hall of Fame coach has been notorious for coming into Iowa and stealing some of the state's best talent. Kirk Hinrich. Show More Summary

Kentucky Basketball: What John Calipari Has to Gain in 2014-15

In April, assuming Kentucky presumably cuts down the nets in Indianapolis for its second national title in four seasons, will we look at head coach John Calipari any differently? He's already destined to be a Hall of Fame inductee, having led three different programs to the Final Four and winning the 2012 title with the Wildcats. Show More Summary

Viewing Picks for November 24, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men’s CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO Semifinals Arizona State vs. Maryland — ESPNU, 7 p.m. Alabama vs. Iowa State — ESPN2, 9:30 p.m. Las Vegas Invitational Prairie View A&M at Memphis — ESPN3, 8 p.m. Show More Summary

Hall of Fame Tip-Off 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream and Updated Predictions

The 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off isn ’t a March Madness-type of tournament, and it doesn ’t pretend to be. After all, there are two separate brackets, and only one of them follows the traditional winner-moves-on format of a tournament event. Show More Summary

Jamaal Wilkes auctions off Hall of Fame trophy for almost $45,000

Former Lakers forward Jamaal Wilkes has auctioned off his Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame trophy.

Kenny Smith -- Jason Collins Is No Hall of Famer

He's the first openly gay player in NBA history, but don't expect to see Jason Collins in the Pro Basketball Hall of Fame unless he buys a ticket like everyone else... so says Kenny Smith. Collins played 13 seasons in the league -- and was…

Derrick Rose can blame himself for latest flap

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Derrick Rose declined to address reporters Wednesday, presumably to save his voice for his Basketball Hall of Fame induction speech in 2029.

No Pro Athletes in Congress for First Time Since Eisenhower Administration

Arnold Schwarzenegger transitioned from bodybuilder to actor to governor of California. New York Knicks forward Bill Bradley was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the United States Senate. Bob Mathias won a decathlon gold medal at the Olympics several decades before winning a seat in the House of Representatives. Show More Summary

5 Ways the Los Angeles Lakers Can Exceed Expectations in 2014-15

The outlook for the Los Angeles Lakers' 2014-15 season is grim—and we haven't even tipped off regular-season basketball yet. One half of their Hall of Fame backcourt is already done for the year, as it appears the injury bug that has...Show More Summary

Knoxville exudes Southern graciousness

Knoxville’s got balls. There’s the world’s largest freestanding basketball atop the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, set on the banks of the Tennessee River in the Volunteer State’s third-largest city.

Ranking the 10 Best College Basketball Coaches Under 40 Years Old

With 351 head coaching jobs available in Division I college basketball, it's reasonable to expect that the people who fill said positions cut a wide demographic swath. It's a profession in which 70-something Hall of Fame members shake...Show More Summary

Gary Williams enters the basketball Hall of Fame

(Paul Mirengoff) Two coaches helped define my life as a Washington D.C. area sports fan — Joe Gibbs and Gary Williams. The contrast between the two is sharp. Gibbs was understated, mellow on the outside, and a conspicuous family man; Williams was brash, edgy, and seemingly a lone wolf. Show More Summary

David Stern’s Hall of Fame Speech (VIDEO)

Former NBA commissioner David Stern delivered a typically eloquent speech during the 2014 Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony. Stern thanked Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Bob Lanier and former […] The post David Stern’s Hall of Fame Speech (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Alonzo Mourning heads Hall of Fame class

Alonzo Mourning first thanked all of the usual people when he was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: his coaches, his teachers, and the foster mother who raised him.

Basketball Hall of Fame 2014: David Stern, Alonzo Mourning headline class

Stern and Mourning lead a Hall of Fame class that features nine new members and one team. Nine people and one team will officially be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday, with David Stern and AlonzoShow More Summary

Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony 2014: Inductees, schedule, TV info and more

David Stern and Alonzo Mourning headline the Class of 2014, which will officially be inducted to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday night. The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will welcome in the Class of 2014 in Springfield, Massachusetts on Friday night. Show More Summary

Introducing the SB Nation NBA Hall of Fame

The Basketball Hall of Fame is broken, so we fixed it. If you ask a bunch of sports fans how someone gets elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, they can probably tell you that an oddly large number of baseball writers votes on the honor. Show More Summary

NBA career of Mitch Richmond takes him into Hall of Fame

Here’s the Sacramento Bee reporting on former NBA shooting guard Mitch Richmond, who will soon be immortalized in the Basketball Hall of Fame: Mitch Richmond and his Run TMC teammates, Chris Mullin and Tim Hardaway, made plenty of highlights during their two seasons together with the Warriors. But it was Richmond’s seven seasons with the Kings – [...]

David Stern Talks About Induction into Basketball Hall of Fame

David Stern handed over the reigns of the NBA to Adam Silver back in February. The former commissioner's impact on the league was immense and his efforts will be rewarded when he gets inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall...Show More Summary

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