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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Schedule for the 60 Days of Summer Event 

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that it will be hosting 60 consecutive days of family oriented interactive museum programming. Starting on July 1 and running through August 31, the Hall of Fame will host various appearances, autograph signings, magicians, trick dribblers and jugglers, giveaway days and much more.  

“It’s going to be an exciting summer here at the Basketball Hall of Fame,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We can’t wait to welcome back so many Hall of Famers to the museum and have people from all over the country join us for the festivities.”
 
All of the appearances are free of charge to all museums guests and are updated daily. Plan in advance and book group visits of 15 people or more by contacting group sales at (413) 231-5513.
 
List of Appearances: 
Tuesday July 1, 2014 - 1:00 PM – RALPH SAMPSON - HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2012 
Wednesday July 2, 2014 - 1:00 PM – DENNY CRUM – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1994 
Thursday July 3, 2014 - 1:00 PM – HALL OF FAME STAFF CLINIC 
Friday July 4, 2014 – ALL DAY – INDEPENDENCE DAY GIVEAWAY 
Saturday July 5, 2014 – 1:00 PM – JOHN STARKS 
Sunday July 6, 2014 – ALL DAY – HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES 
Monday July 7, 2014 - 1:00 PM – COURT JESTERS COMEDY BASKETBALL 
Tuesday July 8, 2014 - 1:00 PM – MITCH RICHMOND – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014 
Wednesday July 9, 2014 - 1:00 PM – GARY WILLIAMS – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014 
Thursday July 10, 2014 - 1:00 PM – NOLAN RICHARDSON – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014 
Friday July 11, 2014 - 1:00 PM – HALL OF FAME STAFF CLINIC 
Saturday July 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM – BILL CARTWRIGHT 
Sunday July 13, 2014 – 1:00 PM – BREVIN KNIGHT 
Monday July 14, 2014 - 1:00 PM – MEADOWLARK LEMON – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2003 
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Wednesday July 16, 2014 – 1:00 PM – TOMMY HEINSOHN – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1986 
Thursday July 17, 2014 - 1:00 PM – MICHAEL COOPER 
Friday July 18, 2014 - 1:00 PM – BOB HURLEY, SR. – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2010 
Saturday July 19, 2014 - 1:00 PM – BOB PETTIT – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 1970 
Sunday July 20, 2014 - 1:00 PM – ILZE LUNEAU 
Monday July 21, 2014 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Tuesday July 22, 2014 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Wednesday July 23, 2014 – 1:00 PM – MAGIC DAVE 
Thursday July 24, 2014 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Friday July 25, 2014 - 1:00 PM – ISAIAH RIDER 
Saturday July 26, 2014 - 1:00 PM – J.R. REID 
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 1:00 PM – DALE DAVIS 
Monday July 28, 2014 - 1:00 PM – ALONZO MOURNING – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014 
Tuesday July 29, 2014 – 1:00 PM – COURT JESTERS COMEDY BASKETBALL 
Wednesday July 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM - UMASS MEN'S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Thursday July 31, 2014 - 1:00 PM – HALL OF FAME STAFF CLINIC 
Friday August 1, 2014 - 1:00 PM – JOE ANDRUZZI – NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 
Saturday August 2, 2014 - 1:00 PM – THEO RATLIFF 
Sunday August 3, 2014 - 1:00 PM – DAVID WESLEY 
Monday August 4, 2014 - 1:00PM – MAGIC DAVE 
Tuesday August 5, 2014 - 1:00 PM – UMASS MEN’S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Wednesday August 6, 2014 - 1:00 PM – UMASS MEN’S BASKETBALL CLINIC 
Thursday August 7, 2014 - 12:30 PM – HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2014 AUTOGRAPH SIGNING PRESENTED BY PANINI 
Friday August 8, 2014 – 6:30 PM- 2014 HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT CEREMONY 
Saturday August 9, 2014 - 6:30 PM- 2014 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION AT MOHEGAN SUN 
Sunday August 10, 2014 – ALL DAY- HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES 
Monday August 11, 2014 – TIM LEGLER 
Tuesday August 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM- COURT JESTERS COMEDY BASKETBALL 
Wednesday August 13, 2014 - 1:00 PM- JAMES NAISMITH LIVE! A LIVING HISTORY 
Thursday August 14, 2014 – ALL DAY- LUCKY TICKET GIVEAWAY DAY 
Friday August 15, 2014 – 1:00 PM – TERRY PORTER 
Saturday August 16, 2014 – 1:00 PM – XAVIER MCDANIEL 
Sunday August 17, 2014 – 1:00 PM – MIKE GLENN 
Monday August 18, 2014 – 1:00 PM – HALL OF FAME STAFF CLINIC 
Tuesday August 19, 2014 – 1:00 PM – NYKESHA SALES 
Wednesday August 20, 2014 – 1:00 PM – ILZE LUNEAU 
Thursday August 21, 2014 – 1:00 PM – COURT JESTERS COMEDY BASKETBALL 
Friday August 22, 2014 - 1:00 PM- CLARK KELLOGG 
Saturday August 23, 2014- 1:00 PM – TONI KUKOC 
Sunday August 24, 2014 – ALL DAY- HALL OF FAME FILM SERIES 
Monday August 25 – Sunday, August 31 – TROPHY WEEK
 
All appearances are subject to change without notice.  In the event of a cancelation, we will make every effort to replace the appearance with comparable programming.
 
Performers interested in being part of the 60 Days of Summer, please contact Jason Fiddler, Director of Museum Sales and Operations at (413) 231-5540 or jfiddler@hoophall.com.
 
For information about the 60 Days of Summer please visit: http://www.hoophall.com/60-days-of-summer/
 
About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: 
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was invented, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame promotes and preserves the game of basketball at every level – professional, collegiate, men and women.
   
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