The late Kobe Bryant who died tragically earlier this year in a helicopter crash leads the 2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class.

Other basketball household names in this year’s HOF class, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. There are 9 people who were finalists that were selected to the Hall of Fame this year.

  1. Kobe Bryant – Five time NBA Champion
  2. Tim Duncan – Five time NBA Champion
  3. Kevin Garnett – 15 time NBA All-Star
  4. Tamika Catchings – Four Olympic Gold Medalist
  5. Kim Mulkey – Three time winner at Baylor
  6. Barbara Stevens – Won over 1000 games in a 40 year career as a coach
  7. Eddie Sutton – Two time AP College Coach of the Year
  8. Rudy Tomjanovich – Five time All-Star & Won two titles with Rockets in the 90’s
  9. Patrick Baumann – FIBA Executive, Developed the 3 v 3 tournament used internationally