The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that it will hold the Hall of Fame Women’s Holiday Showcase on Sunday, December 21 at 5:00 p.m. at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT. The defending national champion University of Connecticut will take on UCLA in a game to be televised nationally by ESPN2.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today that it has renewed its partnership with Insurance Office of America (IOA), which will once again be the Official Insurance Agency of the Basketball Hall of Fame. IOA will be a premium sponsor of all 2014 Enshrinement events alongside Mohegan Sun, Panini, MassMutual Financial Group, Haggar Clothing, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat and the Miami Heat Charitable Fund. IOA will also be a presenting sponsor at the third annual Jerry Colangelo Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic in Phoenix, AZ on September 25 and 26 at the Wigwam Arizona.
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.
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Partners with the Leadership Foundations, Community in Schools and One by One Leadership Foundation for its Inaugural Charity Golf Classic
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the details regarding the inaugural Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Charity Golf Classic that will take place at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, FL. Proceeds from the golf event will benefit established charities that have partnered with the Basketball Hall of Fame.
SPRINGFIELD, MA – The basketball community mourns the passing of Lidia Alexeeva, 2012 Hall of Fame inductee and one of the most successful coaches in International basketball history. “Lidia was one of the pioneers in International basketball and is a symbol of the sport’s popularity all over the world,” said John L. Doleva, President and CEO of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. “We are very saddened by the news of her passing and send our condolences to her friends, family and all who were blessed to be coached by her.” Alexeeva led the Soviet Union National Team as head coach to gold medals in the 1976 and 1980 Olympic Games and had four FIBA World Championship titles (1967, 1971, 1975, 1983), four World University games gold medals, 10 European Championships and 17 USSR National Championships. As a player, she won four European Championships (1950, 1952, 1954, 1956). She remained undefeated in International play as a coach for more than 17 years.