The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame gives out several awards each year. Look below for information about these awards.
College Basketball Awards
The Basketball Hall of Fame All-America Team
In an effort to promote the game of basketball and the best of the best within the sport, we proudly bring you the Basketball Hall of Fame All-America Team - given to the best college players in their respective positions. Named after arguably the best players to ever play the game, The Bob Cousy, Jerry West, Julius Erving, Karl Malone, and Kareem Abdul Jabbar awards represent the five positional awards. The winners of these awards are presented live at the College Basketball Awards Show in Los Angeles, CA live on ESPN 2.
High School Awards
The Curt Gowdy Media Award(s)
The Basketball Hall of Fame's media award is named in honor of Curt Gowdy, who served as president of the Hall of Fame for seven consecutive one-year terms. It was established by the Board of Trustees to single out members of the electronic and print media for outstanding contributions to basketball.
The John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award
The John Bunn Award is named for the first chairman of the Basketball Hall of Fame Committee (1949-69). The award, instituted by the Basketball Hall's Board of Trustees, annually honors an international or national figure who has contributed greatly to the game of basketball. Outside of Enshrinement, the John Bunn Award is the most prestigious award presented by the Basketball Hall of Fame.
The Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award
The Mannie Jackson award is given annually to an individual who has found the game of basketball as a contributing aspect to their personal growth and accomplishment, a place to develop an understanding of others, and an avenue that helped shape that individual's growth into a recognized visionary & leader.