Alonzo Mourning, Nolan Richardson and David Stern To Enter Basketball Hall of Fame


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The Basketball Hall of Fame has three new members. Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning, Arkansas Razorbacks coach Nolan Richardson and NBA player Mitch Richmond are among the honorees that will join the roster at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Mourning,who won his first championship with the Miami Heat in 2006, played 15 years in the NBA and was a 7-time All-Star. He is now the Vice-President of Player Programs and Development for the Miami Heat.

“You don’t play because you have intentions to go into the Hall of Fame,” Mourning said yesterday. “You play the game because you love it. I fell in love with basketball back in 1978. When I fell in love with the game, it became an extension of me.”

Mourning, 44, says that Miami heat president Pat Riley and his former coach at Georgetown John Thompson were two people who were among the…

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