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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

David Stern to Enter the Basketball Hall of Fame

The 2014 Basketball Hall of Fame class will be headlined by, among others, former NBA commissioner David Stern. The Hall will recognize Stern’s pivotal role over three decades in helping […] The post David Stern to Enter the Basketball Hall of Fame appeared first on SLAMonline.

Olympic Gold Medal and lock of George Washington's hair among highlights of Grey Flannel's auction

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Grey Flannel Auctions has announced details of its Ninth Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Auction to be held online at www.greyflannelauctions.com. Bidding will be open on July 29 at 10:00am EST, 10:00 a.m. EST and conclude on August 20. Show More Summary

Top High School Basketball Player to Forgo College to Play Overseas

Emmanuel Mudiay, one of the top high school basketball recruits will forgo his playing for Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown at Southern Methodist University and with play with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association having signed a one-year contract worth $1.2 million, Yahoo Sports reports.

Charles Barkley is now just whacking golf balls with one hand

Every few months, a video surfaces of one of the most recognizable athletes in the world and his golf swing. Charles Barkley, a Hall of Fame basketball player turned entertaining analyst, loves the game of golf, but the two have never...Show More Summary

Lisa Leslie part of 2015 women's basketball Hall of Fame class

Former Sparks great Lisa Leslie, a four-time Olympic gold medalist who led L.A. to two WNBA titles, headlines a group of six who are part of the 2015 women’s basketball Hall of Fame induction class.

Cheryl Miller Reveals How Tough It Was to Find a Coaching Job

Cheryl Miller spent a year and a half trying to get someone to return her phone calls, but no one wanted to take a chance on the Hall of Fame basketball star as their women’s basketball coach. That is until Langston University, a small HBCU in Oklahoma, decided to give her a shot.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Charles Barkley Battle It out in a Go-Kart Race

What happens when you put a Hall of Fame basketball player on a go-kart course with a professional driver? We're about to find out. Watch as Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes on Charles Barkley in a go-kart race during the Pocono pre-race show on TNT. Read more Motorsports news on BleacherReport.com

Former No. 2 overall Draft pick Houbregs dies at 82

Bob Houbregs, the Hall of Fame basketball player who starred at Washington and played in the NBA, has died. He was 82.

Knicks great King sells HOF bling

Bernard King is showing that money trumps nostalgia. King had to wait his turn before he was welcomed into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame last year. Now, the Brooklyn product and former Knicks great is wasting little time profiting from the honor.

Harris, Sanders: Sound run game still vital

CLEVELAND -- Some have called it “basketball on turf.” The NFL is in an age of mobile quarterbacks, no-huddle offenses and high-flying passing attacks. Hall of Fame running back Franco Harris says one position has been lost in the shuffle. “Wait, wait, wait. Show More Summary

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