• Mike Breen headed to Hall of Fame, wins Curt Gowdy Award

    12 days ago - By New York Post

    CHICAGO - “Bang.'' Knicks longtime broadcaster Mike Breen is headed to the Hall of Fame, winning the 2020 Curt Gowdy Award during ceremonies at United Center on Friday. Breen, who grew up in Yonkers and graduated from Fordham, has called Knicks games for 28 seasons, starting with WFAN radio in 1992 before moving to MSG...
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  • Kobe Bryant among 8 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

    Kobe Bryant among 8 finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

    12 days ago - By New York Post

    CHICAGO - The list of finalists for the Basketball Hall of Fame is considerably shorter than usual. The voters really didn't need more this year. Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett - 48 All-Star nods between them - headlined the class of eight finalists announced Friday by the Hall of Fame. Each will still...
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  • Former Heat, Raptors Star Chris Bosh Not Named Finalist for 2020 Basketball HOF

    Former Heat, Raptors Star Chris Bosh Not Named Finalist for 2020 Basketball HOF

    12 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Two-time NBA champion and 11-time All-Star Chris Bosh did not make the finalist cut for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020...
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  • Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett highlight 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame finalists

    12 days ago - By USA Today

    Along with the late Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett were named finalists for induction to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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  • Kobe Bryant among eight finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2020

    Kobe Bryant among eight finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2020

    12 days ago - By UPI

    Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant, who was among nine killed in a helicopter crash less than three weeks ago, was named a finalist for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
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  • Kevin Garnett Delivers Emotional Reaction To Being Named Hall Of Fame Finalist

    Kevin Garnett Delivers Emotional Reaction To Being Named Hall Of Fame Finalist

    12 days ago - By NESN

    It's been a whirlwind of a two-day stretch for former Boston Celtic Kevin Garnett.
    One day after the Celtics announced they would retire Garnett's No. 5 , the NBA champion was also named a finalist to be inducted with the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class. A visibly emotional Garnett discussed what the honor meant to him on Friday night.
    “ Hall of Fame is something you don't really think about, you don't really dream about, it just happens,” Garnett said, in a video tweeted by the Celtics. “I'm more than honored for this. This is over my head.
    “This is one of the more overwhelming...
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  • Kobe Bryant named 2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame finalist

    12 days ago - By Washingtonpost

    The Los Angeles Lakers legend, who died last month in a helicopter crash, headlines the list of finalists.
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  • Kobe Bryant among eight finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame

    12 days ago - By Sportsnet

    CHICAGO - Kobe Bryant was one of eight finalists announced Friday as candidates for enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame later this year, a decision that came as absolutely no surprise in his first year of eligibility.
    Joining Bryant as first-time finalists for the Hall: 15-time All-Star Tim Duncan, fellow 15-time All-Star Kevin Garnett and 10-time WNBA All-Star and four-time Olympic gold medallist Tamika Catchings.
    The other finalists have all been to this point previously: Baylor women's coach Kim Mulkey, former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich, five-time Division II...
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  • Basketball Hall Of Fame Selects Eight Finalists

    12 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    The Basketball Hall of Fame has selected eight finalists. Let's take a look at the selections:
    Kobe Bryant
    Bryant, who tragically passed away late last month, helped the Lakers bring home five NBA championships. He took home the Finals MVP on two of those occasions. He was selected to 18 NBA All-Star games during his career in Los Angeles.
    Tim Duncan
    Duncan, who is currently an assistant coach with the Spurs, brought San Antonio five NBA championships during his time in the league. He won Finals MVP twice and he was named to 15 All-Star games.
    Kevin Garnett
    Garnett won a championship upon...
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  • Kobe, Garnett, Duncan headline legendary list of Hall of Fame finalists

    12 days ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    It was a bittersweet moment to hear Kobe Bryant's name called as a Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Finalist and for him not to be there.
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  • Kobe, Duncan, Garnett headline HOF finalists

    12 days ago - By ESPN

    Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton and Rudy Tomjanovich are the 2020 finalists for induction into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
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  • Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett headline Basketball Hall of Fame finalists for class of 2020

    12 days ago - By CBSSports

    We are looking at a star-studded Hall of Fame class
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  • Kobe, Duncan headline shortlist of finalists for 2020 HOF class

    12 days ago - By TheScore

    The late Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Garnett headline the 2020 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, its committee announced Friday at NBA All-Star Weekend in Chicago. Below is the complete list of finalists:
    Kobe Bryant
    Tim Duncan
    Kevin Garnett
    Rudy Tomjanovich
    Tamika Catchings
    Kim Mulkey
    Barbara Stevens
    Eddie Sutton
    Bryant spent his entire 20-year NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers , winning five championships and claiming Finals MVP on two of those occasions. The 18-time All-Star was one of the Association's most prolific scorers during his heyday and...
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  • Kobe Bryant leads Hall of Fame finalists for 2020

    12 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett lead the list of finalists for Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. WNBA stars Tamika Catchingson list as well.
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  • Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett Headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists

    12 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The eight finalists for the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class have been announced, headlined by late Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant ...
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  • Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett Among Finalists For Basketball Hall Of Fame 2020

    12 days ago - By NESN

    The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class is going to be absolutely loaded.
    Of course, such a thing is not a surprise given what a Hall of Fame represents. But nevertheless, the Basketball Hall of Fame on Friday revealed the finalists for the Class of 2020, and it's a pretty impressive group.
    Finalists for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame: Kim Mulkey, Rudy Tomjanovich, Barbara Stevens, Eddie Sutton, Tim Duncan, Tamika Catchings, Kevin Garnett, and Kobe Bryant.
    - Clevis Murray February 14, 2020
    This caps off a good week for Garnett. During the Boston Celtics' win over the Los Angeles Clippers, the...
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