The finalists for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame have been revealed. Highlighting the class is the late Kobe Bryant, who amassed five NBA Championships, 18 All-Star appearances, and a Most Valuable Player award among a litany of other accolades throughout his storied twenty-year career. Also among the finalists are Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, both considered among the very best power forwards in the history of the NBA.
2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Finalists
The inductees for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame will be announced in April during the NCAA’s Final Four.
Also announced alongside the finalists are several award winners. The Curt Gowdy Media Awards are being presented to Michael Wilbon and Mike Breen, while a new award known as the Transformative Media Award will go to TNT’s Inside the NBA.
Mike Breen will be honored as the Gurt Gowdy Media Award for electronic media. https://t.co/cyvtNrdavJ
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The John Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award is being posthumously presented to Dr. Tim Nugent, the founder and first commissioner of the National Wheelchair Basketball Association.
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