Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2014 introduced

DALLAS (WWLP) – The Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 was announced in a news conference in Dallas Monday morning.

Some of the new inductees are:

  • Seven-time All-Star and two-time Defensive Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning.
  • Mitch Richmond, one of the NBA’s premier shooting guards in the 1990s.
  • Former Maryland and Boston College head basketball coach Gary Williams, who won more than 600 games, including Maryland’s only National Championship in 2002.
  • Former Arkansas Coach Nolan Richardson, who won a national championship with the Razorbacks, and had over 500 wins in his collegiate coaching career.
  • Recently retired N-B-A Commissioner David Stern.
  • Both Nathaniel “Sweetwater” Clifton and Guy Rodgers were honored posthumously.
  • Bob “Slick” Leonard who led the Indiana Pacers franchise to its only championships and won the most games in American Basketball Association history.
  • Lithuania star Sarunas Marciulionis was also selected by various committees.

The entire Hall Of Fame Class of 2014 will be enshrined in Springfield on August 8th.

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