HOF Adds Honors for Colangelo, Embry
The basketball Hall of Fame is changing the name of its showcase atrium to honor Jerry Colangelo.
Center Court at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will now be named for the former Phoenix Suns general manager.
Also Thursday, the hall announced that Wayne Embry will receive the Chairman’s Cup. Embry had an 11-year career in the NBA before becoming the league’s first black general manager.
The honors were announced Thursday, a day before the annual induction ceremony.