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Bob Hurley, Nancy Lieberman and Dwyane Wade Named Winners of 2017 Mannie Jackson - Basketball’s Human Spirit Award

Jul 21, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced this evening on NBA TV the winners of the 2017 Mannie Jackson - Basketball’s Human Spirit Award. They are high school coaching legend and four-time National Champion Bob Hurley, basketball trailblazer and Sacramento Kings assistant coach Nancy Lieberman and 14-year NBA veteran and 3-time NBA Champion Dwyane Wade. The winners will be recognized on Thursday, September 7th at the Reunion Dinner at the Hall of Fame during Enshrinement Weekend.

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and IMG Announce College Basketball Event Partnership

Jul 10, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced a partnership with IMG, a leader in collegiate sports marketing, focused on a series of premier basketball events for both men and women at the collegiate level. As a non-profit institution committed to promoting and celebrating the game of basketball at all levels, the Basketball Hall of Fame has continued to elevate its roster of collegiate events over the past decade. Through this newly announced partnership, IMG College and the Hall will collaborate on existing events in the portfolio – with a focus on event planning, sponsorship sales, television and ticket sales – as well as look to create new events in locations of mutual interest.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Announces “60 Days of Summer” Appearance Schedule and Family-Friendly Programming

Jun 29, 2017 - SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the return of “60 Days of Summer,” the museum’s annual summer program featuring 60 consecutive days of family-oriented fun. 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 more.

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Basketball Hall of Fame Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Title IX

Jun 23, 2017 - Springfield, MA – In honor of the 45th Anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, a groundbreaking federal law that prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance, here are some quotes from members of the Basketball Hall of Fame that describe the impact of the law on their life and the game.

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Jerry West to Host 2017 Basketball Hall of Fame Golf Classic at Monarch Beach Golf Links

Jun 20, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will host its second annual Golf Classic in southern California on Friday, November 17th at Monarch Beach Golf Links in Dana Point, California. This year’s field will once again bring out some of the biggest names in basketball including this year’s host, Los Angeles Lakers legend and Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 1980 enshrinee, Jerry West.

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