Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022 Enshrinement Slated for Sept. 10
SPRINGFIELD — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will host enshrinement ceremonies for the class of 2022 on Saturday, Sept. 10. The class was revealed in April and includes a total of 16 honorees.
This year’s class includes two-time NBA All-Star and four-time NBA champion Manu Ginobili; five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway; two-time NCAA National Coach of the Year Bob Huggins; George Karl, the NBA’s sixth-winningest coach of all time; longtime NBA referee Hugh Evans; five-time WNBA All-Star, three-time WNBA champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Whalen; four-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Swin Cash; and NCAA national champion and WNBA Coach of the Year Marianne Stanley.
Distinguished committees focused on preserving all areas from the game also selected eight directly elected enshrinees. They include Lou Hudson from the Veterans Committee, Larry Costello and Del Harris from the Contributor Committee, Theresa Shank-Grentz from the Women’s Veterans Committee, Radivoj Korac from the International Committee, and Wyatt “Sonny” Boswell, Inman Jackson, and Albert “Runt” Pullins from the Early African American Pioneers Committee.
Enshrinement weekend will begin at Mohegan Sun in Montville, Conn. on Friday, Sept. 9 with the headlining Tip-Off Celebration and Awards Gala. The class of 2022 and more than 50 returning Hall of Famers will then journey to Springfield for the annual celebratory events taking place at the newly renovated Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Symphony Hall.