NBA notebook: Payton leads finalists for ’13 Hall of Fame class
By Staff and Wire Reports
Published: Friday, February 15, 2013, 7:09 p.m.
Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013
Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Mitch Richmond were among 12 finalists announced Friday for election into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Former Houston Cougars coach Guy Lewis, current Louisville coach Rick Pitino and UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian also are finalists for the 2013 class. The others included former NBA stars Maurice Cheeks, Spencer Haywood and Bernard King, longtime North Carolina women's coach Sylvia Hatchell and five-time WNBA All-Star Dawn Staley. Celtics great Tom Heinsohn, already inducted as a player, is a finalist in the coaching category.
The 2013 class will be named at the Final Four in April.
Hunter's lawyers: NBA union chief's contract valid
Unable to secure an invitation to address NBA players directly, embattled union executive director Billy Hunter released online his response to a report that criticized his leadership.
Hunter had hoped to attend the players' meeting Saturday in Houston during All-Star weekend, but he wasn't invited.
NBA puts entire stats history online
The NBA put its complete statistical history online Friday, launching a website that allows fans to review box scores, shot charts, game logs and newer data that has changed the way players are rated.
Previously available only to teams and league personne and the media, it's there for everyone at NBA.com/stats.
The site features every box score for every game played since the league's original season in 1946-47.
Schenley's Kennedy in D-League All-Star Game
Schenley graduate and former St. John's wing D.J. Kennedy will play in the NBA D-League All-Star Game at 3 p.m. Saturday in Houston. The game will be televised on NBA TV.
He's averaging 18.8 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists for the Erie BayHawks.
- Kovacevic: It doesn’t have to be this hard
- Steelers rookie moves on after PSU scandal
- Heritage center program traces McKeesport’s evolution in slides
- Volunteers join together to make playground a reality in Clairton
- Facial recognition technology moving toward identifying almost anyone
- Penguins blow late lead, fall to Senators in 2OT
- Persad Center’s Art for Change continues to grow
- Lawrenceville native strives to fly from world’s wonders
- Pirates notebook: McCutchen scratched with soreness in right knee
- Steelers might be looking at a youth movement in 2013
- Goalie Anderson stands tall in Senators’ victory over Penguins
You must be signed in to add comments
To comment, click the Sign in or sign up at the very top of this page.
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.