Kudos for Jordan: NBA Great Makes Hall of Fame


Basketball living legend Michael Jordan is about to get his props. Jordan was elected to the class of 2009 Basketball Hall of Fame on April 6 along with Rutgers University women's coach C. Vivian Stringer, according to the Associated Press. The announcement was made in Detroit, and the induction will be September 10-12 in Springfield, MA, home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Jordan has become one the most recognizable athletes around the world as a five-time MVP player known for his soaring dunks, Nike commercials and “Air Jordan" nickname. Stringer, a Black woman, has led three separate teams to the Final Four in her 38-year career and has an 825-280 mark spanning four decades. She also guided Rutgers to its fifth straight regional semifinals trip this season. —BB

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