This is BX @ Boxden.com


Report: Finally, Bernard King elected to Hall of Fame; Spencer Haywood, too.

 Report: Finally, Bernard King elected to Hall of Fame; Spencer Haywood, too.
33 topic by T.O.N.Y. - 04-06-2013, 02:57 AM - Boxden > BX SportsCenter











Bernard King, one of the great pure scorers ever to play in the NBA, has finally made it into the basketball Hall of Fame.

At least that is the report from the New York Post. Nothing is official until Monday when it all gets announced in New York but these things tend to leak out early as the players have already been called. For example, we also know Gary Payton also is expected to get the formal nod on Monday.

Spencer Haywood also has gotten in, reports Chris Tomasson at Fox Sports Florida. Haywood was one of the more graceful big men ever in the league, he is a four-time All star, plus has both an NBA championship ring and a gold medal.

King could just flat out score the basketball, averaging 22.5 points a game over a career that included four All-Star Games as well. For a few years in the mid 1980s — when Los Angeles and Boston seemed to be the center of the basketball universe — King brought Madison Square Garden the most entertaining basketball in the league.

Don’t take my word for it, listen to Charles Barkley.


Report: Finally, Bernard King elected to Hall of Fame; Spencer Haywood, too. | ProBasketballTalk


Latest Sports Hot Topics »   share this topic »   Share this on Twitter Share this on Facebook

15 comments for "Report: Finally, Bernard King elected to Hall of Fame; Spencer Haywood, too."


 04-06-2013, 04:40 AMonline - #2
Vincent Vega 

  d 
space
$5,501 | POWERFUL
That's good ####, if Bernard king never got hurt he woulda been elected
 04-06-2013, 05:29 AMaway - #3
bibbyboi 14 heat pts14

  d 
space
$7,911 | POWERFUL
 04-06-2013, 05:43 AMaway - #4
BronxBombers 167 heat pts167

  d 
space
$33,214 | POWERFUL
#30
 04-06-2013, 05:55 AMaway - #5
solz_23 

  d 
space
$313 | 826918
poppin & stoppin postin & toastin
 04-06-2013, 11:31 AMaway - #6
timdog 335 heat pts335

  d 
space
$17,025 | POWERFUL
good.
 04-06-2013, 12:16 PMaway - #7
dOwnByLaw310 8 heat pts

  d 
space
$1,694 | 13372023
Next up...Mitch "The Rock" Richmond
 04-06-2013, 12:44 PMaway - #8
MiseryCityTexas 7 heat pts

  d 
space
$13,624 | POWERFUL
Spencer Haywood woulda been in the hall of fame a long time ago if he woulda left that crack pipe alone.

2k needs to make Bernard King a playable legend if they decide to bring the legend teams back for 2k14.
 04-06-2013, 01:06 PMonline - #9
Vincent Vega 

  d 
space
$5,501 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by dOwnByLaw310
Next up...Mitch "The Rock" Richmond
Nah, he was great but I don't think he's a hall of famer. He's in that just below HOF level threshold
 04-06-2013, 02:00 PMaway - #10
dOwnByLaw310 8 heat pts

  d 
space
$1,694 | 13372023
Originally Posted by Vincent Vega
Nah, he was great but I don't think he's a hall of famer. He's in that just below HOF level threshold
You think so?! I think he's top 5 90s SG, with a couple of debatable #2/3 seasons But if it took B. King this long, I'm thinkin he'll be there in about 5-10 years
 04-06-2013, 02:05 PMonline - #11
KnicksLost 10 heat pts10

  d 
space
$39,325 | POWERFUL
Melo's blueprint

 04-06-2013, 02:27 PMaway - #12
xFMx ALCHEMiST 153 heat pts153

  d 
space
$8,002 | POWERFUL
T-Mac >>> B King
so Tmac should be in there soon probably gonna be in the same year as Kobe Duncan KG
 04-06-2013, 05:00 PMaway - #13
luv4music 7 heat pts

  d 
space
$11,282 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by adulel08
T-Mac >>> B King
so Tmac should be in there soon probably gonna be in the same year as Kobe Duncan KG

 04-06-2013, 08:59 PMaway - #14
arthurmack27 6 heat pts

  d 
space
$4,223 | 18026580
in spencer haywoods rookie year in the aba, this ni##a averaged 30 and 19
 04-07-2013, 07:30 AMaway - #15
djnoze 3 heat pts

  d 
space
$1,770 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by adulel08
T-Mac >>> B King
so Tmac should be in there soon probably gonna be in the same year as Kobe Duncan KG
Knows nothing about Bernard King....do some homework.
 04-07-2013, 07:42 AMonline - #16
Vincent Vega 

  d 
space
$5,501 | POWERFUL
Originally Posted by dOwnByLaw310
You think so?! I think he's top 5 90s SG, with a couple of debatable #2/3 seasons But if it took B. King this long, I'm thinkin he'll be there in about 5-10 years
Yea you might be right on about top 5 90s SG, but I dunno I feel like he never took his teams to the next level or starred in the playoffs like the best players do. But if he got in, I wouldn't be mad or anything he's close.
 
 


Go Back   Boxden.Com - Stay First. Follow BX. > BX Table Of Contents > BX SportsCenter
    
         

 



Latest hot topics on fire the past 48 hrs
Image inside  Nov 22 - Cleveland police shoot 12-year-old boy holdi..
55 comments
Video inside  Nov 22 - Agree or Disagree? Police Chief went in on Af..
95 comments
NBA Raptors & Dray improve to NBA best 11-2, beat Cavs as Le..
67 comments
 NCAAF Nfl Head Of Officiating Says Jameis Winston Should Hav...
New reply 5 minutes ago - 121 comments - by theFREAK
 Image(s) inside Tadoe Disses Lil Wayne After Taking Photo With Christi...
New reply 47 minutes ago - 65 comments - by GLOCKN SKIMASK
 Image(s) inside Bow Wow Blasts 'black Folks' & “the Homies Just Dr...
New reply 13 minutes ago - 130 comments - by Avon_Barksdale
 NFL Snf: Dallas Cowboys (7-3) @ New York Football Giants (...
New reply 48 minutes ago - 832 comments - by Kooper
  The Case Of Big Krit
New reply 17 minutes ago - 116 comments - by JimmyThe3rd
 Image(s) inside Look At This Fine Lil Thang!!!!!!!!!!!!!
New reply 50 minutes ago - 118 comments - by tokinjohn
 Image(s) inside List Of Upcoming Tapes To Look Out For!
New reply 40 minutes ago - 62 comments - by SlimDunkin
 NFL Rgiii's Family's Access To Team Facility Has Been Revo...
New reply 1 hour ago - 112 comments - by theFREAK

Like BX on Facebook Follow BX on Twitter
5,860 fans of BX | none new today 4,810 following | none new today

hot topic blog   »    hip-hop   |   sports   |   movies   |   games   |   news   |   wild'ish   |   gear   |   rides   |   tech

contact us   |   mobile   |   privacy statement

© Boxden.com. 1998 - end of time.