Basketball Hall of Fame: NBA stars react to induction ceremony

Leroy'Cowboy Edwards

While Allen had plenty to say during his speech, it was one line that stood out a bit from the rest and hit home for basketball players and fans everywhere.

Canada's Nash, an eight-time NBA All-Star, ranks third in all-time NBA assists and has the highest career free-throw accuracy percentage, 90.4 percent, in league history over 19 NBA seasons.

Getty NBA legend Ray Allen during Hall of Fame speech.

Radja, a champion in three different European leagues and two-time Olympic silver medallist, said he cried for 10 days when he learned he would be inducted in the Hall and choked up as he began his speech. I always want to make sure they don't forget that there is a post, there is a mid-range game.

Scott, who was selected by the veterans committee, was the first African-American scholarship athlete at North Carolina, where he helped the Tar Heels to back-to-back Final Four appearances.

Cheeks is now an assistant coach for the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team made the National Basketball Association finals the next two years and won it all in 1979.

George Weah plays as Super Eagles defeat Liberia in friendly
George Weah dusted off his boots and made one final appearance for Liberia on Tuesday night, all of 15 years after retiring. Weah played for 80 minutes before going off as Liberia lost 2-1 to Nigeria in Monrovia on Tuesday, September 11.

Thompson won four WNBA titles with Houston while Smith took two crowns with Detroit. When he retired as a player, he was fifth in league history in both assists and steals. But he made seven All-Star teams to go with a pair of NCAA championships at Duke and an Olympic gold medal. He coached Julius Erving to an ABA title in 1974 and was general manager of the Chicago Bulls when they selected Michael Jordan in '84.

The Golden State Warriors President and COO, who started in the National Basketball Association as a Seattle SuperSonics ballboy, read a letter that he wrote to his 10-year-old self, telling the boy he will have his dream job by 24.

Milwaukee Bucks: Ersan Ilyasova stars in Turkey win over Germany (read here): Lastly, Adam touched on Ersan Ilyasova's outing in Turkey's 100-79 victory over Germany in warmup game to their upcoming FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

Washington won 11 straight Women's Colored Basketball Championships with the Germantown Hornets and Pittsburgh Tribunes; her teams only lost six games total over 18 years, all to men's teams.

"I would come out on the floor thinking I was early and he was already out there and Reggie had a Superman shirt on", Allen said.

Related News:

  • The Last Remnant Remastered Will Mark the Game’s PS4 Debut

    The Last Remnant Remastered Will Mark the Game’s PS4 Debut

    Now, ten years after the original's 2018 release, The Last Remnant Remastered is coming to the PlayStation 4 on December 6, 2018. This latest announcement might answer why the game is no longer available to purchase for PC.

    Case of monkeypox confirmed in Blackpool

    It has been seen to affect humans rarely and some cases have been reported in central and western African countries. He re-assured Nigerians of the agency's capacity to effectively diagnose and respond to cases of Monkeypox .
    Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Charged With Murdering Her Husband

    Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ Charged With Murdering Her Husband

    In the blog post, Crampton-Brophy gives the pros and cons of particular motives and methods for getting away with murder. His answer convinced me he was Mr Right. "I don't want to worry about blood and brains splattered on my walls.
  • Gareth Southgate believes Marcus Rashford can be England's Cristiano Ronaldo

    Gareth Southgate believes Marcus Rashford can be England's Cristiano Ronaldo

    Opportunities opened up at Spurs partly because of the failings of other, far more expensively acquired strikers. Claiming the United Academy graduate's development may be best served away from Old Trafford.

    RIP iPhone: Apple discontinues its flagships

    Assuming you get one of the models, you'll also be able to pick up a matching pair of Beats starting this fall season. However, official confirmation is yet to be received from Apple on this matter.
    Japan Wants An End To The Whaling Ban

    Japan Wants An End To The Whaling Ban

    The commission banned commercial whaling in the 1980s, but Japan is proposing to reinstitute it with catch limits. Under its scientific whaling programme, Japanese fishermen harpooned 333 Minke whales this year.
  • White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

    White House Buckles in For Hurricane Florence

    Storm winds could intensify through the day and tonight, but weaken slightly Thursday as it nears the coast. It is an extremely risky , life-threatening, historic hurricane, ' North Carolina governor Roy Cooper said.
    Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at southeast US

    Fierce Hurricane Florence aims at southeast US

    These categories are based only on the speed of sustained winds, not other deadly factors like storm surge, rainfall or flooding. Susan Faulkenberry Panousis has stayed in her Bald Head Island, North Carolina home during prior hurricanes, but not this time.
    Suu Kyi defends jail sentences for 2 journalists in Myanmar

    Suu Kyi defends jail sentences for 2 journalists in Myanmar

    A United Nations human rights team report has recommended senior Burmese commanders be prosecuted for genocide and other crimes. The violence in Rakhine has eased but Myanmar now has to deal with its aftermath, especially the repatriation of the Rohingyas.
  • Liverpool winger Shaqiri: Klopp always demanding more

    Liverpool winger Shaqiri: Klopp always demanding more

    And Shaqiri, who joined from relegated Stoke City in pre-season, feels Liverpool are missing the mentality Bayern have. Shaqiri said to the Daily Mirror: "He wants that we work hard - always - on the pitch".
    Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast Predicts Huge Rainfall

    Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast Predicts Huge Rainfall

    Georgia is the latest state to declare a state of emergency, following North and South Carolina , Washington DC and Maryland. Some 7,000 guard members are ready to mobilize in North Carolina , while 1,100 will be activated in SC .
    Juventus' Paulo Dybala: Cristiano Ronaldo and I working 'brilliantly' together

    Juventus' Paulo Dybala: Cristiano Ronaldo and I working 'brilliantly' together

    Dybala came on as a second-half substitute in Argentina's 0-0 draw with Colombia last night. Dybala joined moved to Turin in 2015, completing a £28m move from Palermo .


Most liked

'Monster' Hurricane Florence takes aim at U.S. Southeast
Trouble began brewing last week, when three hurricanes-Florence, Isaac, and Helene-starting churning up the North Atlantic. Some regions are expected to receive more than 20 inches of rain from the hurricane and its giant knot of storm clouds.

Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous
For a swath of the North Carolina shore from Cape Fear to Cape Lookout, the storm surge could range from 9-13 feet, the NHC said. Usually storms come to the Carolinas and mid-Atlantic from the south - and those usually curve safely out to sea.

Storm surge to 3rd WNBA title
Stewart was the league MVP and was selected the Finals MVP after averaging 25.6 points in the three games. It helped that she had her frontcourt partner Natasha Howard having the game of her life as well.

USA reached out to China for new trade talks, sources say
China has tried without success to recruit Germany, France, South Korea and other governments as allies against Washington . Washington , Europe and other trading partners say those plans violate China's market-opening commitments.

Sam's Club Offers $100 Off iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Buy
Now, the operator won't sell you the handset itself, and the $400 markdown actually represents a combined 24 monthly bill credits. But remember, Apple used LCD screens up until last year's iPhone X , so longtime fans shouldn't feel the need to rebel.

United Kingdom mass surveillance broke human rights convention, European court rules
But it dismissed claims that Britain further violated the privacy of those on whom it snooped by sharing intelligence with foreign governments.

California aims to get all electricity from clean sources
That may include batteries and large- scale pumped storage, in which excess solar energy is used to pump water uphill. They are pledging to disrupt an worldwide climate summit Brown is hosting in San Francisco later this week.

Real Madrid battles Barcelona for Modric's replacement
But Overmars said Barcelona might come with a big offer to get De Jong in their squad in the winter transfer window. De Jong is under contract at Ajax until 2022, so any bid would have to be astronomical to be accepted.

Jon Hamm would like to play Batman, thanks
When asked whether he could see himself taking on the role of the Caped Crusader, Hamm said, "I'd probably fit the suit ". Hamm certainly seems more interested in playing character as long as the story and the context were the right fit.

Mac Miller Reportedly Dead For Hours Before Body Was Found
Mac Miller was reportedly dead for hours before his body was discovered in his Los Angeles bedroom and paramedics were called. Toxicology reports that will yield more insight into Miller's death are expected to be returned in four to six weeks.

Battery power grows in Apple iPhone XS and XS Max
The front camera is the same as the iPhone XS with a 7MP f/2.2 TrueDepth camera that also supports Portrait Mode and Animoji. Thanks to the larger display , there's a new watch face that features up to eight complications that can be customized.

SUV crashes into crowd in central China, killing nine
Occasionally, the attacks are attributed to militant separatists, though such attacks have become less common in recent years. The suspect is thought to have served several prison sentences for convictions including arson, drug trafficking and assault.

Turkey central bank stuns markets with huge rate hike
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey September 13, 2018. Rising U.S. interest rates have discouraged the riskier reach for yield, deepening home-grown crises.

New York's big Thursday gubernatorial primary pits Andrew Cuomo against Cynthia Nixon
Kathy Hochul, is facing a serious primary challenge from progressive New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams. Several big Democratic names passed on mounting a primary challenge to the governor before Nixon stepped in.

Sphero launches Bolt, its new robotic ball with programmable LED lights
The Edu app is the real heart of the Bolt, including everything you need to code your own mini-programs using the device. Paired with a powerful coding app, it looks set to be a great way to get kids interested in coding.