Tag: Basketball Hall of Fame

The Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will be postponed until 2021. (Image: NBA)

Basketball Hall of Fame 2020 Class Inductions Postponed Until 2021

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, will postpone the class of 2020’s induction until the first quarter of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 class features nine inductees, including Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich, Kim Mulkey, Tamika Catchings, Barbara […]

Eddie Sutton, then coach of the Oklahoma State Cowboys, cuts down the net after advancing to the Final Four in 2004. (Image: Oklahoma State Athletics)

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame Basketball Coach, Passes Away at 84

Eddie Sutton, the former college basketball coach at Oklahoma State and Kentucky, passed away at 84. Sutton earned a spot in the Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020, and will eventually be posthumously inducted into Springfield alongside Kobe Bryant. Sutton (806-326) won more than […]

Rudy Tomjanovich on the sidelines while coaching the Houston Rockets. (Image: Getty)

Rudy Tomjanovich Heading to Basketball Hall of Fame

Rudy Tomjanovich, a five-time NBA All-Star player and a two-time NBA champion as head coach of the Houston Rockets, earned an induction into the 2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Tomjanovich won two NBA titles in the mid-1990s with Hakeem Olajuwon. Tomjanovich spent 34 seasons with the Rockets as a […]

Kim Mulkey, head coach of Baylor, celebrates winning the 2019 women’s college basketball championship. (Image: Suzanne Greenberg/Getty)

Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey Named to Basketball Hall of Fame

Kim Mulkey, a standout college basketball player with Louisiana Tech in the 1980s and current coach of the Baylor Lady Bears, earned a nod into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Mulkey won three NCAA women’s basketball championships as the head coach of Baylor. She also earned a championship as a […]