2020 Basketball HOF Class Among Best of All Time

Headlined by Kobe, Duncan, and Garnett

The Morning Show w/ John & Hugh
April 06, 2020 - 8:13 am
Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan

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The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Class was announced over the weekend and it immediately enters the discussion of best of all-time.

The class, headlined by Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Kevin Garnett, also includes Tamika Catchings, Eddie Sutton, Kim Mulkey, Rudy Tomjanovich, & Barbara Stevens.

So just where does the class rank? John Fricke and Hugh Douglas discuss its place in history.

Here are some of the other great classes in the Basketball Hall of Fame

  • 1969    Red Auerbach, Adolph Rupp, and Chuck Taylor
  • 1971    Bob Cousy, Bob Petit, Abe Saperstein (Founder of Harlem Globetrotters)
  • 1980    Jerry West, Oscar Robertson, Jerry Lucas
  • 1987    Walt Frazier, Pistol Pete Maravich, Rick Barry
  • 1991    Larry O’Brien, Bob Knight, Nate Archibald
  • 2000    Isiah Thomas, Pat Summitt, C.M. Newton, Bob McAdoo
  • 2001    Coach K, Moses Malone, John Chaney
  • 2002    Magic Johnson, Larry Brown, Harlem Globetrotters, Lute Olsen, Kay Yow, Drazen Petrovic
  • 2006    Charles Barkely, Dominique Wilkens, Joe Dumars, Geno Auriemma, Dave Gavitt
  • 2008    Hakeem Olajuwon, Patrick Ewing, Pat Riley, Dick Vitale,
  • 2009    Michael Jordan, David Robinson, Jerry Sloan, John Stockton, C. Vivian Stringer
  • 2016    Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, Yao Ming, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Jerry Reinsdorf