China News Service, August 15th. According to foreign media reports, the Nai-Smith Basketball Hall of Fame recently announced that due to the epidemic, the 2020 Hall of Fame selection ceremony originally scheduled for August this year will be postponed to May 2021.
In early April, the Nai-Smith Basketball Hall of Fame officially announced the list of nine people selected for 2020. Led by three stars Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.
Screenshots of foreign media reports.
In addition, Rudy Tomjanovich, WNBA superstar Tamika Kaikins, the late FIBA Secretary-General Patrick Bowman, NCAA women's basketball coach Barbara Stevens. NCAA women's basketball coach Kim-Marchi, NCAA men's basketball coach Eddie Sutton also made the list.
It is reported that the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced that the selection ceremony will be held at Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, on May 14-16, 2021.
Basketball Hall of Fame CEO Dolev has previously stated that even if the Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony is postponed to next year, it will not be combined with the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony.
Bryant was shortlisted for this Basketball Hall of Fame.
Dolev said: "I hope to make it clear that we will hold the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony separately, because every Hall of Fame deserves to have a ceremony. It is possible that we will host two Basketball Hall of Fame next year. ceremony."
It is worth mentioning that according to the original plan, Kobe's widow Vanessa will represent Kobe at the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony. (Finish)