Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are among the nominees for the 2020 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lakers great Bryant, Spurs icon Duncan and Celtics favorite Garnett headline the group of potential inductees. Chris Bosh and Shawn Marion are also on the list of 50 people who were nominated.
The finalists will be announced during the All-Star Weekend in Chicago in February, with the inductees unveiled in April.
Regarded as arguably the Lakers’ greatest player, Bryant spent his entire 20-year career with the storied Los Angeles franchise. The 18-time All-Star, who retired in 2016, won five NBA championships and two Finals MVP awards. He was crowned the league’s MVP in 2008.
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Like Bryant, Duncan was also a one-team player after spending his career in San Antonio, where he claimed five NBA rings during his 19 seasons before retiring in 2016.
Duncan was also a three-time Finals MVP, to go with being a two-time league MVP and 15-time All-Star.
Garnett helped the Celtics to NBA glory in 2008 after being crowned the 2004 MVP during his time with the Timberwolves. Bosh ended his career with two championships and 11 All-Star appearances.