Michael Jordan To Be Presenter For Kobe Bryant’s Basketball Hall Of Fame Enshrinement

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Michael Jordan will be the presenter for the late Kobe Bryant’s  enshrinement in the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame.

“Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Enshrinement Ceremony Presenters,” a tweet from the Basketball HOF read Thursday. “#20HoopClass.” (RELATED: NBA Legend Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash)

“Michael Jordan will be the presenter for the late great Kobe Bryant’s enshrinement into the Basketball Hall of Fame, per the Hall,” ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter captioned his post on Instagram. (RELATED: ESPN Releases Emotional Video Honoring Kobe Bryant After His Tragic Death)


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The 2020 Naismith Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place May 15. The full list of inductees and presenters was posted on Twitter by Senior lead NBA Insider/Writer/Analyst for The Athletic and Stadium, Sham Charania. (RELATED: Michael Jordan, Jordan Brand Donating $100 Million To ‘Organizations Dedicated’ To ‘Racial Equality’)

Due to the coronavirus, the annual ceremony was postponed. Other superstars who will be inducted into the Hall includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett and former Lakers coach and Houston Rockets legend Rudy Tomjanovich, the Los Angeles Times reported.  (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

The basketball legend spoke during Bryant’s memorial on Feb. 24, 2020, after the superstar was killed in fatal helicopter crash.

“Maybe it surprised people that Kobe and I were very close friends,” Jordan shared. “But we were very close friends. Kobe was my dear friend. He was like a little brother.”