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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announces presenters for Class of 2021

With just under a month left for the Enshrinement Ceremony for the Class of 2021 on Sep. 11, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the presenters for their inductees.

Including the final list of presenters, there are set to be over 50 Hall of Famers in attendance for the Ceremony at MassMutual Center on Sep. 11 (ET).

The Class of 2021 includes first-ballot Hall of Famers in Paul Pierce and Chris Bosh while alongside the likes of Ben Wallace and Chris Webber, who were voted in after eight and four years of eligibility respectively.

Here's the full list of inductees for the Class of 2021 and their respective presenters:

Hall of Fame Class of 2021 Presenters
Val Ackerman Russ Granik ('13), Rick Welts ('18)
Rick Adelman Vlade Divac ('19), Jack Sikma ('19)
Chris Bosh Ray Allen ('18), Pat Riley ('08)
Bob Dandridge Oscar Robertson ('80)
Cotton Fitzsimmons Charles Barkley ('06), Jerry Colangelo ('04), Phil Knight ('12)
Howard Garfinkel John Calipari ('15), Grant Hill ('18), Bobby Hurley ('10)
Yolanda Griffith Van Chancellor ('07)
Lauren Jackson Sheryl Swoopes ('16)
Clarence Jenkins Wayne Embry ('99)
Toni Kukoc Michael Jordan ('09), Jerry Reinsdorf ('16)
Pearl Moore Sylvia Hatchell ('13)
Paul Pierce Kevin Garnett ('20)
Bill Russell Charles Barkley ('06), Julius Erving ('93), Spencer Haywood ('15), Alonzo Mourning ('14), Bill Walton ('93), Rick Welts ('18)
Ben Wallace Larry Brown ('02)
Chris Webber Isiah Thomas ('00)
Jay Wright Charles Barkley ('06), Bill Cunningham ('86), Herb Magee ('11), George Raveling ('15)

The NBA quartet were four of nine inductees from the North American and Women's committees with the other four including the WNBA legendary duo of Lauren Jackson and Yolanda Griffith, and the two legendary coaches in Bill Russell and Jay Wright.

Another notable former NBA Champion, who was elected from the International Committee is Toni Kukoc.

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