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NBA history: Last great game for 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame class

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What was the last great game for each of the members of the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame class?

On this episode of Over and Back, Jason and Rich bring back the popular Last Great Game series for the 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame class.

We’ll discuss a bit about each Hall of Famers career, why they are entering the Basketball Hall of Fame and then, an in-depth look at each player’s last great NBA game.

Players featured in this episode include:

  • Ninth-winningest coach in NBA history Rick Adelman
  • Two-time NBA champion and 11-time All-Star Chris Bosh
  • Bob Dandridge, 2x NBA champ and 4x All-Star
  • Toni Kukoc, won 3 rings with the Bulls and named one of FIBA’s 50 greatest players
  • Finals MVP and 10-time All-Star Paul Pierce
  • The first Black NBA head coach Bill Russell
  • Four-time Defensive Player of the Year and NBA Champion Ben Wallace
  • Five-time All-Star Chris Webber

Congratulations to the entire 2021 Basketball Hall of Fame class:

  • Two-time NCAA national champion Villanova coach Jay Wright
  • Seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Yolanda Griffith
  • Seven-time WNBA All-Star and three-time MVP Lauren Jackson
  • Val Ackerman, first president of the WNBA
  • Cotton Fitzsimmons, longtime NBA coach who headed five teams, including eight seasons with the Phoenix Suns
  • Howard Garfinkel – ran the well-known Five-Star Basketball Camp from 1966 to 2008
  • Clarence “Fats” Jenkins — point guard and longtime captain for the New York Rens barnstorming team in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Pearl Moore – all-time career-scoring leader in women’s college basketball. Led the New York Stars to a WBL championship in 1980

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