The Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who gone far in the fearful helicopter on Jan, 26 has been named for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, along with a few retired and still playing players of the game.
They were all announced as the finalists. NBA coach Rudy Tomjanovich told the reporters in an interview that when the nominees of the class of 2020 were announced in December, they knew this class had the potential of being the most historic of all time.
Jerry Colangelo, Chairrman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, said in a statement that the untimely leaving of Kobe Bryant has left them in a reflective deploring and that they are proud to honor his legacy while also recognizing seven other individuals who have meant too much to their game.
They jointly congratulate their finalists and those who have supported them in their journeys. The class of 2020 is scheduled to be announced in April.
In addition to the news of HoF finalists, it was announced that Jim Gray is the winner of the inaugural Insight Media Award Winner.
Mike Breen will receive the Curt Gowdy Media Award for electronic media while ESPN’s Michael Wilbon will get the same award for print.
TNT’s ‘Inside The NBA’ was named as the winner of the Transformative Media Award.
They all were very glad about the selection of the basketball legend to be selected for the hall of fame for the NBA. It will be a rich tribute to the ;late legend who gave more then half his age to the basketball game.
departed from life in the fateful crash of the helicopter just a month back on the 26th of January along with his daughter.
We all salute the legend and join hands in paying tribute to the late basketball legendary player who has been entertaining the world of sports with his impeccable moves on the court.