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Basketball Hall of Fame: Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett headline Class of 2020

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The moments behind Kobe's lasting legacy (1:38)

Take a look back at the 20-year career and lasting legacy of Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant. (1:38)

After electing a star-studded Class of 2020 -- led by NBA legends Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and the late Kobe Bryant -- the Basketball Hall of Fame will officially enshrine two classes in 2021.

The full Class of 2020 was unveiled on April 4, 2020. The nine new members of the Basketball Hall of Fame were enshrined Saturday at Mohegan Sun Casino and Resort in Connecticut, after the original 2020 ceremony was delayed and relocated due to the coronavirus pandemic.

MORE: Meet the Hall of Fame Class of 2021

Meet the Class of 2020

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

Stats: 25.0 PPG, 5.2 RPG, 4.7 APG, 1.4 SPG in 20 seasons.

Accolades: 18-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 12-time All-Defensive, 4-time All-Star MVP, 2-time Finals MVP, 2008 NBA MVP and 5-time NBA champion.

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Magic Johnson's congratulatory message to Kobe, 2020 HOF class

Magic Johnson pays tribute to his "Laker brother" Kobe Bryant and congratulates the rest of the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class.


Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings

Stats: 16.1 PPG, 7.3 RPG, 3.3 APG in 15 WNBA seasons.

Accolades: 10-time WNBA All-Star, 12-time All-WNBA, 2011 WNBA MVP, 2012 WNBA champion, 1998 NCAA champion


Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan

Stats: 19.0 PPG, 10.8 RPG, 3.0 APG, 2.2 BPG in 19 seasons.

Accolades: 15-time All-Star, 15-time All-NBA, 15-time All-Defensive, 1997-98 Rookie of the Year, 2-time NBA MVP, 3-time Finals MVP, 5-time NBA champion.


Kevin Garnett

Kevin Garnett

Stats: 17.8 PPG, 10.0 RPG, 3.7 APG, 1.4 BPG in 21 seasons.

Accolades: 15-time All-Star, 9-time All-NBA, 12-time All-Defensive, 2003 MVP, 2004 NBA MVP, 2008 Defensive Player of the Year, 2008 NBA champion.


Kim Mulkey

Kim Mulkey

Stats: Nearly 600 wins in 19+ seasons as Baylor head coach, 18 NCAA tournament appearances, three NCAA championships

Accolades: 2-time AP College Basketball Coach of the Year, inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (as a player) in 2000


Barbara Stevens

Barbara Stevens

Stats: More than 1,000 wins in 42+ seasons as head coach, 30 Division II NCAA tournament appearances, 2016 Division II champion

Accolades: 5-time WBCA National Division II Coach of the Year, inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006


Eddie Sutton

Eddie Sutton

Stats: 806-326 as Division I head coach, 26 NCAA tournament appearances.

Accolades: 2-time AP College Coach of the Year, enshrined in College Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011.


Rudy Tomjanovich

Rudy Tomjanovich

Stats: 527-413 in 13 seasons as head coach; 51-39 in postseason.

Accolades: 2-time NBA champion with Houston Rockets, 1997 All-Star Game coach.


Patrick Baumann

Patrick Baumann

Elected posthumously by International Committee

Swiss basketball player, coach and executive; served as Secretary General of FIBA for 15 years

2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Award Winners

Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Tim Nugent
• Founder of National Wheelchair Basketball Association
• Served as commissioner for first 25 years


2020 Curt Gowdy Media Award (Print)
Michael Wilbon

• 30-year Washington Post Columnist
• Covered every NBA Finals since 1987


2020 Curt Gowdy Media Award (Electronic)
Mike Breen

• 28-year NBA broadcaster
• Lead voice for ESPN, ABC NBA broadcasts


2020 Curt Gowdy Transformative Media Award
Inside the NBA on TNT

• Winner of 9 Emmy awards
• Show spans more than 30 years of NBA coverage


2020 Curt Gowdy Insight Media Award
Jim Gray

• 40+ years of broadcasting experience
• Winner of 11 Emmy Awards

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