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Hawks to retire Mutombo's No. 55 next season

The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 next season, about two months after he is enshrined into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

A jury will soon decide if a single ad with Michael Jordan's name is really worth $10 million

When Michael Jordan entered the Basketball Hall of Fame, one company took the chance to congratulate him — and sell some steaks. Now, Jordan's suing, and his case is expected to wrap up this week. Dominick's, a now-defunct Chicago-based...Show More Summary

Calipari offers to buy tickets for his former players to attend HOF induction

John Calipari is being an awfully gracious host. Coach Cal is part of the 2015 class for the Naismith Basketball Memorial Hall of Fame, and he wants all of his former players to celebrate the honor with him. So much so that he reportedly...Show More Summary

Play on, Michael Jordan

In a sensible world, former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan would have seen the full-page magazine ad in 2009 in which a supermarket chain congratulated him for his induction into basketball's Hall of Fame; thought, "Well, that was nice of them"; and then literally as well as figuratively...

Nancy Lieberman to become NBA assistant coach

Here’s the Sacramento Bee reporting cool news on the women’s basketball front: The Kings are expected to hire Nancy Lieberman, the 1996 Hall of Fame inductee and assistant general manager of the Dallas Mavericks’ D-League team, as an assistant coach. “Definitely I’m going to offer her a job,” Kings vice president Vlade Divac said Thursday. “George (Karl) and [...]

Junior Seau’s Family Silenced by a Policy Not Found at Other Halls of Fame

last monthSports / Baseball : Bats

Unlike the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the baseball and hockey Halls allow relatives of deceased inductees to give speeches on their behalf, and the basketball Hall allows videotaped messages.

Michael Jordan headlines FIBA HOF Class

The Basketball Hall of Fame has always been a focus of ours but we have never really aid a lot of attention to the FIBA Hall of Fame. It is next to impossible not to notice it this year, as the largest name in the sport’s history will be joining their Hall of Fame. Show More Summary

Michael Jordan Leads Class of 2015 FIBA Hall of Fame Inductees

The International Basketball Federation announced its Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Friday, and it is headlined by legendary Team USA and Chicago Bulls guard Michael Jordan. MJ is undoubtedly the biggest name among the group of nine that...Show More Summary

Ford named to Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame

OSU hoops coach Travis Ford enshrined in Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame        

Basketball List Updated! Allen Iverson now ranked #1

While we know that the Basketball Hall of Fame is the most convoluted of the big four of North American sports, we have noticed that based on our Analytics and feedback, more of you seem to be interested in the sport’s hall. Saying that,...Show More Summary

Sports Briefing | Basketball: Davidson Coach Bob McKillop Gets New York Honor

Bob McKillop, who groomed Stephen Curry for the N.B.A. as the coach of Davidson College, was named to the Class of 2015 inductees to the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame.

Isiah Thomas’s bid to own WNBA’s NY Liberty placed on hold

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Amid heavy criticism throughout women’s basketball, the New York Liberty today suspended an application for NBA Hall of Fame player Isiah Thomas to purchase a part of the team. Thomas, who formerly coached the New York Knicks and was that team’s president until he was fired in 2008, had sought to buy a piece of […]

Lauren Hill Honored By Indiana Basketball Hall Of Fame

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A woman who never even met the late Lauren Hill was so touched by her story that she donated an engraved brick in her name to the the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. The brick reads: "Lauren Hill: Hero." Lauren Hill- Hero, now displayed forever in our brick courtyard thanks to Shannon Frogge's donation. Show More Summary

U of L extends Pitino's contract

Louisville basketball extends Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino's contract four more years.        

Larry Brown Says John Calipari Has ‘The Best Job in Basketball

3 months agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

Larry Brown says John Calipari has “the best job in basketball” as the head coach at Kentucky. “I really believe he’s got the best job in basketball,” the Hall of Fame SMU coach told The 4 Quarters Podcast on Monday. “Everywhere he goes, when we recruit, he’s recruiting five guys and he’s gonna get four […]

Bill Self wins Hall of Fame’s humanitarian award

Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self has earned a new piece of hardware for his trophy case. This week, Self was named a recipient of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s Mannie Jackson Human Spirit award. Self’s work with the Assists Foundation...Show More Summary

2015 Basketball HOF Class Announced

The Basketball Hall of Fame has announced their latest Class for 2015.As all of you know, we here at only rank players and have not yet branched out to coaches and administrators, thus there are no rankings associated...Show More Summary

2015 Basketball HOF Finalists announced

It is NBA All Star Game Weekend and with the sporting world tuned into the world of hoops it is the perfect time for them to announce the Finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame. The Basketball Hall of Fame does not reflect only the Pro Game in the NBA but the International, College, and Women’s game. Show More Summary

A final look at this year's Hoops HOF Class

As many of you know, the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inducted their Class of 2014 in Springfield, Massachusetts this weekend. Rather than generate criticism on their process (which we have done often), and the ceremony itself (which we will do in a lengthy piece on the site next weekend), let’s take one final look at those who entered the Hall. Show More Summary

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