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2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby [Q] on Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:23 am

2018 nominees:
Male players
Jason Kidd
Steve Nash
Ray Allen
Grant Hill
Chauncey Billups
Richard Hamilton
Female players
Becky Hammon
Katie Smith
Tina Thompson
Jennifer Azzi
Teresa Weatherspoon
Steve Fisher (coach)
Bob Huggins (coach)
Marv Albert
Donnie Walsh
Rod Thorn
International candidates
Vlade Divac
Toni Kukoc
Dino Radja
Notable holdover candidates
Muggsy Bogues
Maurice Cheeks
Tim Hardaway
Sidney Moncrief
Jack Sikma
Rudy Tomjanovich (coach)
Ben Wallace
Kevin Johnson
Chris Webber

Who should make it? Who's on the bubble?
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby Sauru on Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:40 am

give me kidd, webber, nash
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby Andrew on Tue Dec 26, 2017 11:54 am

Kidd and Nash have to be locks for first ballot. I'd put Tim Hardaway in as well, though the list of deserving overdue inductions is steadily growing.

We've discussed it before, and I still feel that Grant Hill does have decent case for induction...at some point. Looking at his college career and the kind of player he was before his injuries - he was basically LeBron before LeBron - I don't think it would be inappropriate, especially compared to some others already in the HOF who never reached the heights he did in terms of their individual accomplishments. However, I don't think he should be first ballot, considering the other names on the list.

In the other categories, I think Marv Albert and Rudy T should definitely go in this year.
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby shadowgrin on Wed Dec 27, 2017 1:51 am

Kidd & Nash
Kukoc, if a walking hospital patient like Yao made it then Kukoc should too.
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby Jeffx on Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:03 am

Kidd, Nash, Marv

He won't get in, but I have to give some love to Jack Sikma. Look at his numbers, especially his shooting percentage.
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby TGsoGood on Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:16 am

For some reason I thought Sikma was in already.
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Re: 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame nominees

Postby Old friend on Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:35 pm

Kidd, Nash, Marv and Allen.
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