TAG: 2012 Hall Of Fame Class

NBA / Sep 11, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Why Don Nelson Deserved To Be In The Basketball Hall Of Fame

Don Nelson

Why is Don Nelson in the Hall of Fame if he never even coached a team to the NBA Finals?

Donald Arvid Nelson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. this past Friday. As with all inductions over the last few years, there’s a surrounding debate (ameliorated by the communal effect of technology) about the legitimacy of an inductee’s inclusion. Read More »

NBA, Video / Sep 10, 2012 / 10:30 am

Video: The Ultimate Reggie Miller Highlight Tape

Reggie Miller

While Reggie Miller‘s place amongst the greatest shooting guards ever is currently up for debate, he’s now officially a Hall of Famer. We wrote about his induction into Springfield last week, and with the seemingly endless amount of clutch shots he hit with the Pacers, we could probably spend the next month writing about his best moments. Read More »

NBA / Sep 7, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Hall Of Famer Reggie Miller Reflects On Why He Was So Clutch

Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller stepped off his plane on Thursday and as he walked through Bradley International Airport, just outside Hartford, Conn., it hit him. He didn’t need the bright lights that will await him Friday night in Springfield, or seeing his picture hanging with the all-time greats. He felt it – he was a Hall of Famer.

“It’s already hit me trust me,” said Miller. “Emotionally I’ll probably be a wreck tomorrow.” Read More »