The late Kobe Bryant has been selected as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He has been selected as the member of the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All Star, has now become a part of 9-member class that also constitutes multiple All-Star selections Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett. Kobe Bryant, along with other 8-members will be included in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts in the month of August 2020.
The list of 9 members to be included in the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame is as follows:
Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings, Eddie Sutton, Rudy Tomjanovich, Kim Mulkey, Barbara Stevens and Patrick Baumann.