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Pro Basketball HOF Nominees Announced

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Pro Basketball Hall of Fame 2017 Nominees

On Wednesday the NBA announced the full list of eligible Hall of Fame inductees.  Topping the list is 7-time NBA All-Star, Tracy McGrady, 5-time All-NBA Forward, Chris Webber &  4-time defensive player of the year, Ben Wallace. Also nominated were 3 of the top College coaches.  Bill Self, Gene Keady and Lefty Driesell all have been nominated for the HOF.

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2017 Basketball Hall of Fame Candidates—

Mark Aguirre -Player
Geese Ausbie -Player
Bill Bertka -Coach
Muggsy Bogues -Player
Junior Bridgeman -Player
Irv Brown -Referee
Maurice Cheeks -Player
Terry Cummings -Player
Lefty Driesell -Coach
Hugh Evans -Referee
Bill Fitch -Coach
Cotton Fitzsimmons -Coach
Tim Hardaway -Player
Del Harris -Coach
Robert Hughes -Coach
Kevin Johnson -Player
Marques Johnson -Player
Bobby Jones -Player
Jerry Jones -Coach
Gene Keady -Coach
Rollie Massimino -Coach
Tracy McGrady -Player
Gary McKnight -Coach
Danny Miles -Coach
Sidney Moncrief -Player
Dick Motta -Coach
Swen Nater -Player
Jake O’Donnell -Referee
Jim Phelan -Coach
Mark Price -Player
Jere Quinn -Coach
Glenn Robinson -Coach
Lee Rose -Coach
Bo Ryan -Coach
Bob Saulsbury -Coach
Bill Self -Coach
Jack Sikma -Player
Steve Smith -Coach
Fred Snowden -Coach
Harry Statham -Coach
Eddie Sutton -Coach
Rudy Tomjanovich -Coach
Ben Wallace -Player
Chris Webber -Player
Paul Westphal -Coach

Womens Committee Nominee’s

Leta Andrews
Jennifer Azzi
Rebecca Lobo
Muffet McGraw
Susie McConnell
Pearl Moore
Kim Mulkey
Harley Redin
Theresa Shank
Marianne Stanley
Barbara Stevens
Wayland Baptist
Therea Weatherspoon

Finalists from the North American and Women’s committees for the Class of 2017 will be announced at NBA All-Star Weekend. Enshrinement festivities will take place Sept. 7-9, 2017 in Springfield, Mass.

 Several former players have yet to be nominated despite being eligible for consideration:

Penny Hardaway, Brent Barry, Bruce Bowen, Robert Horry, Bobby Jackson, Matt Harpring and Tyronn Lue, are just a few.

Check back for full coverage of Hall of Fame news after the All-Star Break.