On Saturday, it became official. The greatest Hall of Fame class in Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame history was finally assembled.
The late Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, and six others were selected to the Hall and will be enshrined in August at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.
This is a great class, which many have had circled on their calendar for years. Sadly, Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, who, along with seven others, died in a helicopter accident in January, will not be there.
Here is the complete list of the class of 2020:
EDDIE SUTTON [Coach]
RUDY TOMJANOVICH [Coach]
KIM MULKEY [Coach]
BARBARA STEVENS [Coach]
After the announcement, Duncan, a 15-time NBA All-Star and five-time NBA champion reacted to making the Hall of Fame.
Here is what he had to say: