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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2021

This is the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2021 and some of the accomplishments:


Paul Pierce: (player)

- NBA champion with the Boston Celtics

- NBA Finals MVP

- Ten-time NBA All-Star

- Four-time All-NBA

- One-time Consensus All-American

Chris Bosh: (player)

- Two-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat

- Eleven-time NBA All-Star

- One-time All-NBA

- One-time ACC All-Defense

Chris Webber: (player)

- Five-time NBA All-Star

- NBA Rookie of the Year

- Five-time All-NBA

- One-time TRB Champ

- Two-time NCAA All-Tournament

Ben Wallace: (player)

- NBA champion with the Detroit Pistons

- Four-time NBA DPOY

- Four-time NBA All-Star

- Five-time All-NBA

- Six-time NBA All-Defensive

Toni Kukoč: (player)

- Three-time NBA champion with the Chicago Bulls

- NBA Sixth Man of the Year

- FIBA World Championship gold medalist with Yugoslavia

- Two-time Olympic Silver Medalist

- Three-time Euroleague MVP

Rick Adelman: (coach)

- Over 1,000 career wins as an NBA head coach

- Coached teams to two NBA Finals appearances with the Portland Trail Blazers

- Eleven 50-win seasons in the NBA

- Three-time NBA All-Star Game Head Coach

Jay Wright: (coach)

- Two-time NCAA champion as head coach

- Two-time Naismith College Coach of the Year

- Two-time AEC Coach of the Year

- Six-time Big East Coach of the Year

Yolanda Griffith: (player)

- One-time WNBA champion

- One-time WNBA MVP

- Seven-time WNBA All-Star

- Two-time Olympic gold medalist with the United States

- One-time WNBA DPOY

- Five-time All-WNBA

Lauren Jackson: (player)

- Three-time WNBA MVP

- Two-time WNBA champion

- Seven-time WNBA All-Star

- Eight-time All-WNBA

- One-time WNBA Finals MVP

- One-time DPOY

Bill Russell: (coach)

- Two-time NBA champion as a player-coach with the Boston Celtics

- Known for breaking barriers as the first African American head coach in NBA history

- Had 341 career wins as a Head Coach in the NBA

Clarence "Fats" Jenkins: (player)

- One-time World Champion (1939)

- Had 2,588 career wins with the New York Rens

Howard Garfinkel: (contributor)

- Co-founder of the Five-Star Basketball Camp

- Played a significant role in developing and scouting high school basketball talent

- Known for his influence in grassroots basketball and player development

Cotton Fitzsimmons: (coach)

- Two-time NBA Coach of the Year

- Had 832 career head coach wins in the NBA

- Two-time Junior College National Champion

Bob Dandridge: (player)

- Two-time NBA champion

- Four-time NBA All-Star

- One-time All-NBA

- One-time NBA All-Defensive

Pearl Moore: (player)

- Scored over 4,000 points in her college career, a record for women's college basketball at the time

- Four-time AIAW Small College All-America

- One-time South Carolina AIAW Player of the Year

Val Ackerman: (contributor)

- First president of the WNBA

- Served as president of USA Basketball

- Commissioner of the Big East Conference

- Played a key role in the development and growth of women's basketball





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