Philadelphia 76ers: Bobby Jones makes Hall of Fame; Chris Webber bypassed

Ben Wallace Belongs in the Hall of Fame

Ben Wallace Belongs in the Hall of Fame

A Milwaukee Bucks legend is among the newest class of players to be inducted into the Naismith Hall of Fame. Sikma is a seven-time All-Star is the only center in National Basketball Association history to lead the league in single-season free throw percentage at.922 (1987-88). Fitch was two-time NBA Coach of the Year and spent 25 years on the sideline in the NBA.

Westphal only missed four games over his first run with the Suns over the five seasons and would return to the Valley in the 1983-84 season for his final year in the league.

Cooper, who died in 1984 at the age of 57, also played a season for the Harlem Globetrotters-like Harlem Magicians in 1956 before leaving basketball for good.

Three prominent finalists for the 2019 class - Marques Johnson, Ben Wallace and Chris Webber - were not selected for enshrinement, sources told ESPN.

In 2014, Attles received the John W. Bunn Lifetime Achievement Award, a prestigious honor given by the Naismith Hall of Fame indicating an individual's significant contribution to the sport of basketball.

Westphal won the NBA's Comeback Player of the Year following the 1982-83 season with the New York Knicks.

Other NBA players who are in are Al Attles, Carl Braun, and Chuck Cooper.

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"For the last five or six days when I found out I was going to be there, I was only hoping that he was going to be next me", Divac said.

The Suns won 62 games under Westphal in his first year, losing in the NBA Finals. He was a five-time All-Star and was named to the All-NBA first team three times.

Usually, the closer to the end of a player's career the better their chances are to make the Hall of Fame, as their play is still fresh in people's minds.

After her playing career, in which she became the first WNBA player to reach 1,000 points and 1,000 assists, she led her alma mater as head coach from 2009-14, compiling a 99-71 record while guiding the Lady Techsters to two NCAA tournament appearances. Jones started his career in Denver when the Nuggets were in the ABA and he made the ABA All-Star team, All-Rookie Team, and two times was on the league's All-Defensive Team. In Game 5 of the 1976 NBA Finals, often called "The Greatest Game Ever Played", Westphal made several critical plays to extend the game which was the first triple-overtime game in NBA Finals history.

Attles was drafted by the Philadelphia Warriors in the fifth round of the 1960 NBA Draft and has been part of the franchise as a player, coach, general manager and ambassador.

Sikma led his team to the NAIA Tournament at Kemper Arena three times, including in 1977 when he averaged 15 rebounds in three games. Jones won a championship with the 76ers in 1983.

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