odulumni99 asked in SportsBasketball · 1 decade ago

Who will make it (or not make it) into the Basketball Hall of Fame, between 2010-2020?

Of these players, retired (or soon to be retired), which will make it (or won't make it) into the Basketball Hall of Fame, between 2010-2020?

FRESHMEN:

Scottie Pippen

Karl Malone

Reggie Miller

Gary Payton

Penny Hardaway

Alonzo Mourning

Chris Webber

Dikembe Mutombo

Shaquille O'Neal

Grant Hill

Allen Iverson

Ben Wallace

Jason Kidd

Steve Nash

Ray Allen

Yao Ming

Kevin Garnett

Tim Duncan

Tracy McGrady

Chauncey Billups

Kobe Bryant

Dirk Nowitzki

Vince Carter

Paul Pierce

Bruce Bowen

LEFTOVERS:

Chris Mullin

Tim Hardaway

Dennis Rodman

Mitch Richmond

Shawn Kemp

Kevin Johnson

Michael Cooper (former L.A. Laker - has 5 rings from 80, 82, 85, 87 and 88)

Maurice Cheeks (former Philadelphia 76ers - 1983 champ)

Jo Jo White (former Boston Celtic - has 2 rings from 74 and 76)

Update:

I forgot to add:

Bobby Jones

Dennis Johnson

Sidney Moncrief

Bernard King

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    Scottie Pippen - Yes

    Karl Malone - Yes

    Reggie Miller - Yes

    Gary Payton - Yes

    Penny Hardaway - No.

    Alonzo Mourning - Yes.

    Chris Webber - Yes.

    Dikembe Mutombo - Yes.

    Shaquille O'Neal - Easily.

    Grant Hill - No. He would easily be, but to many injuries.

    Allen Iverson - Yes.

    Ben Wallace - I doubt it.

    Jason Kidd - Yes.

    Steve Nash - Yes.

    Ray Allen - Yes.

    Yao Ming - No. He gets injured to much. He might if he literally never gets injured again in the NBA.

    Kevin Garnett - Yes.

    Tim Duncan - Yes.

    Tracy McGrady - Yes.

    Chauncey Billups - Yes.

    Kobe Bryant - Yes.

    Dirk Nowitzki - Yes.

    Vince Carter - No.

    Paul Pierce - No.

    Bruce Bowen - No.

    Chris Mullin - Yes.

    Tim Hardaway - No.

    Dennis Rodman - He should, because of his skill, but he probably won't due to off court antics.

    Mitch Richmond - It is possible. It is like 50%.

    Shawn Kemp - Yes.

    Kevin Johnson - I think he should, yeah.

    Michael Cooper - No. He has a lot of rings, but he wasn't GREAT.

    Maurice Cheeks - Hell no.

    Jo Jo White - Lol, maybe. Like 40% yes.

    Bobby Jones - No.

    Dennis Johnson - I think he has the skill to be, but I doubt he will be.

    Sidney Moncrief - Yes.

    Bernard King - In an instant, he should be a HOF'er.

  • 1 decade ago

    First Time HOF:

    Scottie Pippen

    Karl Malone

    Reggie Miller

    Gary Payton

    Alonzo Mourning

    Dikembe Mutombo

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Allen Iverson

    Jason Kidd

    Steve Nash

    Ray Allen

    Kevin Garnett

    Tim Duncan

    Kobe Bryant

    Dirk Nowitzki

    Chauncey Billups

    Paul Pierce

    Has a chance if recover from injury or have few more good seasons:

    Grant Hill

    Yao Ming

    Tracy McGrady

    Vince Carter

    Will not make it due to injury:

    Penny Hardaway

    Chris Webber

    Bruce Bowen 0% chance

    Ben Wallace 25% chance depending on how easy Mutombo makes the HOF. If Wallace makes the HOF, then Eaton, Alvin Robertson, and Cheeks deserves to be in the HOF.

    All the leftovers were good players but not HOF

    Chris Mullin

    Tim Hardaway

    Dennis Rodman

    Mitch Richmond

    Shawn Kemp

    Kevin Johnson

    Michael Cooper (former L.A. Laker - has 5 rings from 80, 82, 85, 87 and 88)

    Maurice Cheeks (former Philadelphia 76ers - 1983 champ)

    Jo Jo White (former Boston Celtic - has 2 rings from 74 and 76)

  • 1 decade ago

    FRESHMEN:

    Scottie Pippen-yes

    Karl Malone-yes

    Reggie Miller-yes

    Gary Payton-yes

    Penny Hardaway

    Alonzo Mourning-yes

    Chris Webber-no

    Dikembe Mutombo-yes

    Shaquille O'Neal-yes

    Grant Hill -no

    Allen Iverson-yes

    Ben Wallace-no

    Jason Kidd-yes

    Steve Nash-no

    Ray Allen-yes

    Yao Ming-yes

    Kevin Garnett-yes

    Tim Duncan-yes

    Tracy McGrady-no

    Chauncey Billups-no

    Kobe Bryant-yes

    Dirk Nowitzki-yes

    Vince Carter-no

    Paul Pierce-yes

    Bruce Bowen-no

    LEFTOVERS:

    Chris Mullin-yes

    Tim Hardaway-yes

    Dennis Rodman-yes

    Mitch Richmond-no

    Shawn Kemp-no

    Kevin Johnson-yes

    Michael Cooper (former L.A. Laker - has 5 rings from 80, 82, 85, 87 and 88)-yes

    Maurice Cheeks (former Philadelphia 76ers - 1983 champ)-yes

    Jo Jo White (former Boston Celtic - has 2 rings from 74 and 76)-yes

    Bobby Jones-no

    Dennis Johnson-yes

    Sidney Moncrief-yes

    Bernard King-yes

  • Rob K
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    FRESHMEN:

    Scottie Pippen - Yes

    Karl Malone - Yes

    Reggie Miller - Yes

    Gary Payton - Yes

    Penny Hardaway - No

    Alonzo Mourning - No

    Chris Webber - No

    Dikembe Mutombo - Yes

    Shaquille O'Neal - Yes

    Grant Hill - Possible; due to his Duke career.

    Allen Iverson - Yes

    Ben Wallace - Possible; not first ballot.

    Jason Kidd - Yes

    Steve Nash - Yes

    Ray Allen - Possible; needs more stats the next few years.

    Yao Ming - Possible due to influence on Asia.

    Kevin Garnett - Yes

    Tim Duncan - Yes

    Tracy McGrady - No

    Chauncey Billups - Possible; needs another ring most likely.

    Kobe Bryant - Yes

    Dirk Nowitzki - Yes

    Vince Carter - No

    Paul Pierce - Possible; needs more stats/another ring likely.

    Bruce Bowen - No

    LEFTOVERS:

    Chris Mullin - No; not enough stats.

    Tim Hardaway - Possible; but unlikely, not enough stats.

    Dennis Rodman - Possible; but reputation issues.

    Mitch Richmond - Interesting case; I think so. Others might not.

    Shawn Kemp - No

    Kevin Johnson - No; not enough stats.

    Michael Cooper (former L.A. Laker - has 5 rings from 80, 82, 85, 87 and 88) - Possible sometime in the future; has a good case.

    Maurice Cheeks (former Philadelphia 76ers - 1983 champ) - SHOULD BE. One of the biggest known snubs.

    Jo Jo White (former Boston Celtic - has 2 rings from 74 and 76) - SHOULD Be. Another snub.

    Add Dennis Johnson in there too who should be in the HOF.

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  • Scottie Pippen>Yes

    Karl Malone>Yes

    Reggie Miller>Yes

    Gary Payton>Yes

    Penny Hardaway>No

    Alonzo Mourning>Yes

    Chris Webber>No

    Dikembe Mutombo:Yes

    Shaq>Yes

    Grant Hill>No

    Allen Iverson>Yes

    Ben Wallace>No

    Jason Kidd>Yes

    Steve Nash>Yes

    Ray Allen>Yes

    Yao Ming>Yes

    Kevin Garnett>Yes

    Tim Duncan>Yes

    Tracy Mcgrady>No

    Chauncey Billups>Yes

    Kobe Bryant>Hell Yes

    Dirk Nowitzki>Yes

    Vince Carter>No

    Paul Pierce>Yes

    Bruce Bowen>No

    Chris Mullin>No

    Tim Hardaway>No

    Dennis Rodman>No

    Mitch Richmond>No

    Shawn Kemp>No

    Kevin Johnson>No

    Michael Cooper>Might

    Maurice Cheeks>No

    Jo Jo White>No

  • Scottie Pippen

    Karl Malone

    Reggie Miller

    Gary Payton

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Allen Iverson

    Jason Kidd

    Steve Nash

    Ray Allen

    Kevin Garnett

    Tim Duncan

    Kobe Bryant

    Dirk Nowitzki

    Paul Pierce

    Chris Mullin

    Dennis Rodman

    Mitch Richmond

    Maurice Cheeks

  • 1 decade ago

    Leftovers:

    Chris Mullin-yes, because of his college career, NBA stats in his prime, international contributions

    Tim Hardaway-should be because he was a top PG in the League for over a decade, but he won't make it

    Dennis Rodman-should but won't. Five Rings, DPoYs, rebounding titles

    Mitch Richmond-no. A smoother transition into oblivion would've helped his cause. He didn't contribute to the Ring he got, so that doesn't help

    Shawn Kemp-no. Flamed out too fast

    KJ-should be. He four consecutive 20 point 10 assist seasons, only matched by Isiah Thomas and Oscar Robertson

    Coop-should but hasn't and probably won't. 5 Rings with Showtime like you stated and he was DPoY in 87. He also coached the Sparks to 2 WNBA Titles

    Cheeks-no

    Jo Jo-should be. Finals MVP in 76 on a Celtic team. Most of the Celtic legends are in. He flamed out toward the end of his career, but his career resume should get him in

  • S.I.N
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    Karl Malone - One of the best PF's of all time.

    Pippen - Best sidekick of all time.

    Reggie - Greatest Shooter of all time.

    Payton - Not a shoe in for the hall, but he will make it.

    Zo - This guy kept coming back despite everything that went wrong for him.

    Mutombo - An ambassador of the game and one of the best big men of all time.

    Shaq - The most dominant player ever. Period.

    Iverson - Changed the way we look at little guys in the league.

    Kidd - Triple Double King.

    Nash - Not a shoe in, but will make it.

    Ray Allen - Will break Reggie's record. WIll make the HOF.

    Yao - A ambassador of the game and one of the best centers of all time.

    KG - This man is all about the game. Arguably the best PF ever.

    Duncan - ...He is perfect?

    Billups- Will take some time to get in, but he is a floor general and will make it.

    Kobe - The closest thing to MJ we will ever see.

    Dirk - A seven footer isn't supposed to shoot like that...says who?

    Bruce and Paul - Big maybe's.

    Rodman - Should be in it, but probably won't.

    Ps.

    Didn't Mullin make it? Somebody please let me know.

  • 1 decade ago

    Kevin Garnett

    Tim Duncan

    Tracy McGrady

    Steve Nash

    Paul Pierce

    Allen Iverson

    Ben Wallace

    Shaquille O'Neal

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Will:

    Kobe Bryant

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Gary Payton

    Scottie Pippen

    Karl Malone

    Reggie Miller

    Gary Payton

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