Jay wright He had problems three years into his tenure at Villanova, and there was speculation about his dismissal. The playing career of Chris Bosh ended years ahead of schedule. Chris webber he’d been a finalist for years, only to be let down over and over again. It turns out that the greatest honor in basketball awaited everyone.
Bosh, Webber Y Wright were among the names announced Sunday as inducted into this year’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a group that also includes Paul Pierce and the stars of the WNBA Yolanda Griffith and Lauren Jackson.
Webber he had been a finalist in each of the last five years before winning the selection. Bosh And pierce they were among those who succeeded in their first year of eligibility.
“Jay He is one of the best coaches I have ever had, and one of the best people I have ever met, ”said the former Villanova guard. Kyle lowry, now in the Toronto Raptors, after receiving the news Sunday about Wright’s selection. “He treated me like a son and helped me become the man I am today. He is really a special person ”.
The generation of 2021 even has someone who is already a member of the Hall of Fame for 46 years: 11-time NBA champion Bill
Russell, consecrated in 1975 as a player, has been selected again as coach. Russell becomes the fifth member of the Hall of Fame who will be included as a player and as a coach, joining John Wooden, Lenny Wilkens, Bill Sharman and tommy Heinsohn.
Kukoc was selected by the international committee and Pearl
Moore – a 4,000-point scorer in college, most of them at Francis Marion – was also selected for admission.