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BREAKING: Former Detroit Pistons’ guard Chauncey Billups nominated for Hall of Fame

According to reports, former Detroit Pistons guard Chauncey Billups has been nominated for the Naismith Hall of Fame Class of 2019.

Joining Billups from the Going to Work Pistons’ teams are Ben Wallace and Richard Hamilton. Former Piston Mark Aquirre is also a nominee along with former Fab Five member, Chris Webber.

Here is a list of the other players nominated (Via HoopHall.com)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Ballot

* Indicates First-Time Nominee

 

North American Committee Nominations

Rick Adelman (COA)*

Mark Aguirre (PLA)

Chauncey Billups (PLA)

Rick Byrd (COA)*

Muggsy Bogues (PLA)

Irv Brown (REF)

Jim Burch (REF)

Marcus Camby (PLA)*

Mark Eaton (PLA)*

Dale Ellis (PLA)*

Hugh Evans (REF)

Steve Fisher (COA)

Bill Fitch (COA)

Cotton Fitzsimmons (COA)

Richard Hamilton (PLA)

Tim Hardaway (PLA)

Ed Hightower (REF)

Bob Huggins (COA)

Kevin Johnson (PLA)

Marques Johnson (PLA)

Bobby Jones (PLA)

Jerry “Tiger” Jones (COA)

George Karl (COA)*

Gene Keady (COA)

Ken Kern (COA)

Rollie Massimino (COA)

Danny Miles (COA)

Sidney Moncrief (PLA)

Dick Motta (COA)

Jake O’Donnell (REF)

Jim Phelan (COA)

Lamont Robinson (PLA)

Lee Rose (COA)

Bo Ryan (COA)

Bob Saulsbury (COA)

Jack Sikma (PLA)

Harry Statham (COA)

Eddie Sutton (COA)

Rudy Tomjanovich (COA)

Ben Wallace (PLA)

Chris Webber (PLA)

Willie West (COA)

Paul Westphal (PLA)

Jay Wright (COA)*

BONUS CONTENT:

Michigan Wolverines’ National Signing Day recap

Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan football coaching staff had a very productive national signing day run. On the first day of the early signing period, the Wolverines were able to fill up almost their entire 2019 Freshman class inking commitments with 25 recruits.

The day was marked by the biggest surprise, maybe in the country, when Daxton Hill decided to send his letter of intent to Michigan. Only 11 days ago, Daxton flipped his commitment to Michigan to Alabama, but today that all changed. Hill is a five-star safety from Oklahoma with a great pedigree. He is the younger brother of Justice Hill, the Oklahoma State running back that just declared for the NFL draft.

Other notable commitments include Zach Charbonnet (RB) and Chris Hinton (DL). Both are in the top 100 nationally and are part of a trio that should be the backbone of this 2019 class. The other major commit was Cornelius Johnson, a top 250 player that, as a wide receiver, is viewed to be the missing piece at a position that Michigan has struggled to fill in its run-heavy offense.

As it stands now, Michigan has the top-ranked recruiting class in the B1G according to multiple sources and are ranked 7th nationally according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.

To read the rest, please click on the link below.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/u-of-m-news/rhansin3640/michigan-wolverines-national-signing-day-recap/12-2018/199487/

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