The late Lakers legend leads a star-studded class of 2020.
The NBA Hall of Fame has unveiled its latest roster of inductees.
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According to ESPN, the late Kobe Bryant tops the list, leading a 2020 class full of retired stars from the league. Joining Bryant in this year’s honors, the league has selected all-timers Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, as well as 10x WNBA all-star Tamika Catchings, Baylor’s coach Kim Mulkey, Bentley University’s coach Barbara Stevens, 4x NCAA coach-of-the-year Eddie Sutton and former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich.
“It’s an incredible honor and accomplishment,” Bryant’s wife Vanessa told Rece Davis in a recent segment with ESPN’s Rece Davis. You can watch the full clip below.
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This year’s induction ceremony is tentatively slated for August 29th, even as coronavirus concerns loom over all prospective public gatherings in even the seemingly distant future. Hold tight for updates on the date in the weeks and months ahead.
"We're incredibly proud of him."
Vanessa and Natalia Bryant joined Rece Davis after Kobe's induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. pic.twitter.com/HX31pyvgPe
— ESPN (@espn) April 4, 2020