Latest Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame News

Popovich, Parker, Nowitzki, Wade among Hall of Fame nominees

Dec. 21, 2022 15:31 PM EST

Gregg Popovich has been at the Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony many times over the years, always there to show support for someone on the stage. Next year, he may be there in a different capacity. The NBA’s all-time winningest coach — who has quietly declined...

Billie Moore, 1st US women's Olympic basketball coach, dies

Dec. 15, 2022 20:34 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billie Moore, who coached the first U.S. Olympic women's basketball team to a silver medal at the 1976 Montreal Games, has died. She was 79. UCLA, where Moore was the women's head coach from 1977-93, announced Thursday that she died from cancer at home Wednesday...

Rutgers names court after former coach C. Vivian Stringer

Dec. 04, 2022 14:34 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers dedicated its court to former coach C. Vivian Stringer on Sunday before the team's game against No. 4 Ohio State. The 74-year-old won 1,055 games in her 50-year Hall of Fame career before retiring after last season. She was at Rutgers from 1995-2022...

Whalen, Peck lead Women's Basketball Hall of Fame class

Nov. 27, 2022 16:17 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lindsay Whalen, who helped the Minnesota Lynx win four WNBA championships, will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame next spring as part of a five-member class. Joining Whalen will be ESPN analyst Carolyn Peck, who became the first Black head...

Fordham to honor basketball scout Konchalski, AP's O'Connell

Nov. 17, 2022 13:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham will honor the memories of alumnus and longtime high school basketball scout Tom Konchalski and The Associated Press' Hall of Fame basketball writer Jim O'Connell with a tournament at the school's Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx. The school announced this week...