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Kobe: 2020 HOF Inductee

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by durvasa, Jan 28, 2020.

  1. durvasa

    durvasa Contributing Member
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    Not that it's important in the grand scheme, but this sucks for Duncan and KG.

    They were all time greats as well and their HOF induction is basically gonna be reduced to a side note in all of the coverage outside of San Antonio and Minnesota.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    KG and Boston?
     
  4. sealclubber1016

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    He might get more coverage in Boston, but with his limited time there and the Laker/Celtic dynamic in play I don't see him outshining Kobe's death.
     
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    Nobody wants to outshine the tragedy of a decade in the NBA.

    The Boston/LA rivalry is what makes this interesting.

    Get your sentiment, KG and Duncan and Kobe would have been more joyous if he was alive.
     
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    Best HOF class of all time?

    Still it will be bittersweet.
     
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    Jordan, Olajuwon, Barkley?
     
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    That's draft class. Barkey was 2006 HOF, Olajuwon in 2007, Jordan in 2009.

    HOF by class: https://www.nba.com/history/hall-of-fame-inductees
    (Just wow... NBA has kinda low standards).

    2015
    Dick Bavetta, Referee
    John Calipari, Coach
    Louie Dampier, Player
    Lindsay Gaze, Coach
    Tom Heinsohn, Coach
    John Isaacs, Player
    Lisa Leslie, Player
    Dikembe Mutombo, Player
    George Raveling, Contributor
    Jo Jo White, Player
     
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    I mean, Calvin Murphy made it...the NBA is known for letting too many people in.
     
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    I don’t understand how this **** works, like how is tmac already in the HOF
     
  12. durvasa

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    He retired years before Kobe.
     
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    Is it the NBA hall of fame, or just basketball hall of fame? I thought the later... which in part contributes to the lower standards relative to looking at it on an "NBA-level"

    I think it would be neat to have a super-elite NBA player only sub-section that was baseball-esque in its difficulty to get in, but won't happen.
     
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    It's for all basketball. Hence, Ralph Sampson.
     
  15. Ziggy

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    I don't think they care.
     
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