-- Class of 2010 Hall of Famer Cynthia Cooper to headline summer series of basketball appearances and clinics by former NBA, WNBA and College stars to be staged on Hall’s “Center Court --
SPRINGFIELD, MA – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame today announced its schedule for a summer series of appearances and basketball clinics to be conducted by former NBA, WNBA and College basketball stars. The “Legends of the Game” series will run from July 1 through August 7 and will feature some of the game’s star players, including Cynthia Cooper, a member of the Hall of Fame’s incoming Class of 2010.
Throughout the “Legends of the Game” series, patrons of the Basketball Hall of Fame will have the opportunity to meet some of the best former players to ever play the game while they recall basketball history during informal Q&A sessions, sign autographs, pose for pictures or conduct simple basketball skills clinics. The series is designed to be fun for basketball fans of all ages.
The summer schedule for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame “Legends of the Game” series with appearances scheduled to begin at 1pm: (Schedule is subject to change. Please see hoophall.com for updates)
July 1 Albert King - Nine-year NBA veteran and former University of Maryland star
July 9 Cynthia Cooper – A member of the Hall of Fame’s incoming Class of 2010
July 17 Felipe Lopez – Former NBA star from St. John’s University in NY
July 21 Spencer Haywood – Former NBA All-Star and 1968 Olympic Gold Medalist
August 6 Gail Goodrich – Hall of Fame guard who won titles with the LA Lakers and UCLA
August 7 Chris Webber – NBA All-Star and collegiate star at Michigan, now with NBA TV