Will Kobe Bryant be a Hall of Famer?

(CNN) Kobe Bryant was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020 on Saturday night. … “There will never be anyone like Kobe,” Vanessa Bryant said.

Did Michael Jordan speak at Kobe Bryant’s Hall of Fame induction?

Over a year after he delivered an emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan revealed to ESPN that he can’t delete the final text conversation he had with the late Los Angeles Lakers star.

Who made the 2020 NBA Hall of Fame?

Kobe Bryant is in the Hall now, along with contemporaries Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, headliners of a group of nine who got their delayed and long-awaited enshrinement on Saturday night, more than a year after being announced as the Hall’s Class of 2020.

Who was Kobe inducted?

(CNN) Kobe Bryant was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2020 on Saturday night. “I wish my husband was here to accept this incredible award,” Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant, said at the ceremony, as she was joined onstage by basketball legend Michael Jordan.

Is LeBron James a Hall of Famer?

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The Hall of Fame has 382 inductees, and 182 of them are classified as players—as opposed to contributors, coaches, referees or teams. Meanwhile, LeBron James is unequivocally one of the five best players in NBA history.

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Did Kobe’s parents attend his Hall of Fame induction?

Kobe Bryant’s parents were never ‘personally invited’ to Hall of Fame ceremony despite him wanting them there. When Kobe’s parents Joe and Pamela Bryant did not attend Saturday night’s Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony, it was indicative to fans of some friction between them and Vanessa Bryant.

Who is eligible for 2022 NBA Hall of Fame?

Players are eligible for the Hall of Fame after they have been fully retired from play for at least three years. Only players with at least 50 career Win Shares are displayed.

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