Calipari nominated as Finalist for Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

02/14/2015 10:39 AM

UK head coach John Calipari announced on Twitter this morning that he has been nominated as one of 12 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2015.

The Class of 2015 will be announced April 6 in Indianapolis at the Final Four, and those chosen will be enshrined in Springfield, MA, in September.

The other nominees include Leta Andrews, Dick Bavetta, Bill Fitch, Tim Hardaway, Spencer Haywood, Robert Hughes, Kevin Johnson, Lisa Leslie, Dikembe Mutombo, Bo Ryan, and Jo Jo White.

Cal expressed what an honor it was to him to even be nominated and expressed thanks to all those he’s coached and worked with throughout his career.


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