2011 Hall of Fame ClassPosted: Thursday, August 11, 2011
Headlining those being inducted tomorrow into the Basketball Hall of Fame:
Dennis Rodman, 2-time NBA All-Star, 2-time Defensive Player of the Year, 5-time NBA Champion (2 with Pistons, 3 with Bulls), 7-time NBA Rebounding Champion, 22nd on All-Time Rebounding list, entering HOF on a Helicopter.
Chris Mullin, 5-time NBA All-Star, 4 All-NBA Teams, Member of original Dream Team
Artis Gilmore, 5-time ABA All-Star, 6-time NBA All-Star, 1971-72 ABA MVP, 1975 ABA Champion
Arvydas Sabonis, 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist, 8-time European Player of the Year. Excellent article from SI on the mystery man.
Tom ‘Satch’ Sanders, 8-time NBA Champion, only Bill Russell and Sam Jones have more championships as a player. Great article on Satch and his contributions beyond his playing career.