Kobe Bryant leads Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF 2020 class finalists

Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett headline HOF class finalists

Posted: Feb 16, 2020 1:07 AM
Updated: Feb 16, 2020 1:07 AM

Chicago, Illinois - The 2020 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame finalists have been announced. The late Kobe Bryant is atop the list. 

The star-studded finalists of the Class of 2020 includes five-time NBA champion Tim Duncan, 12-time All-Defensive team member Kevin Garnett, 10-time WNBA all-star Tamika Catchings.

Three-time women's NCAA champion, Baylor University Head Coach Kim Mulkey, five-time Division II Coach of the Year Barbara Stevens, four-time NCAA Coach of the Year, Eddie Sutton and Rudy Tomjanovich – former Houston Rockets coach and two-time NBA champ.

Finalists must receive 18 of 24 votes from the Hall's committee – Hall of Famers, members of the media and basketball executives - in order to be enshrined this August.

The hall of fame class will be announced during the NCAA Final Four on April 4.

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