Grant Hill, Jason Kidd & Steve Nash Will Be Inducted into the Basketball Hall-of-Fame
Three '90s greats are going to be honored
Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, and Steve Nash will be inducted into the Basketball Hall-of-Fame's Class of 2018.
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The announcement hasn't been formally announced, but, according to ESPN star reporter Adrian Wojnarowski, the ex players were informed of the honor:
\u201cGrant Hill, Jason Kidd and Steve Nash have been notified that each will be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2018, sources tell ESPN. Formal announcement comes at Final Four weekend.\u201d— Adrian Wojnarowski (@Adrian Wojnarowski) 1522336992
The players will formally be announced at a Final Four news conference in San Antonio this weekend.
All three have had storied careers. Point guards Kidd and Nash, who were once briefly teammates, rank second and third in career assists. Kidd is a 10 time All-Star. He also won a championship with the 2010-11 Dallas Mavericks. While Nash who became a superstar with the Phoenix Suns in the mid 2000s, pioneering the seven seconds or less offense won two MVP awards, was an eight-time All-Star, and was all-NBA first team three times. Kidd played for the Mavericks, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, and the New York Knicks. Nash played for theSuns,Mavericks, andL.A. Lakers.
Small foward Grant Hill had an NBA career that was plagued with injuries. However, he was still able to make seven All-Star appearances, and he was NBA first team in the 1996-97 season. During his professional career, Hill played for the Detroit Pistons,Orlando Magic, Suns, and theL.A. Clippers.
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Hill is being inducted into the Hall of Famer partially because of his stellar college career. He won two National Championships as a member of the Duke Blue Devils.
Hill will become the first Duke player to ever be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.