Basketball Hall of Fame

Hall of Famer Mullin: Golden State Warriors Should Honor Run-TMC

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Newly minted Basketball Hall of Famer Chris Mullin has suggested that instead of retiring just his number, the Golden State Warriors should also include his famed running mates Mitch Richmond and Tim Hardaway in the ceremony.

Mullin spoke during a news conference for the Hall of Fame's 2011 inductees in Springfield, Mass., and suggested that the trio nicknamed Run-TMC, who became synonymous with exciting, up-tempo Warriors basketball in the early 1990's, should stand together throughout history.

Yao Ming Retires, And A Generation Now Understands Bill Walton

Why Yao, China's favorite son, should follow Walton, the world's tallest Deadhead, to the Hall of Fame
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Skilled, potentially dominant big men are very difficult to find in basketball these days. Dwight Howard’s had years to develop something resembling an offensive repertoire, learning from one of the last talented inside scorers, Patrick Ewing. Shaquille O’Neal’s sheer physicality made up for any lack of moves, as defending him was much like posting up a CSX freight train.