Women’s basketball fans will have the opportunity to watch legendary coach C. Vivian Stringer get inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Friday night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on ESPN and NBA TV. Other members of the Enshrinement Class of 2009 include Michael Jordan, David Robinson, Jerry Sloan and John Stockton.
Stringer has won more than 800 games in her career and currently ranks third on the women’s all-time career wins list. She is the first coach to lead three different schools to the NCAA Final Four including Cheyney State, the University of Iowa and Rutgers University where she currently coaches. She is also enshrined at the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.
NBA.com will launch a special page on Friday, Sept. 4, featuring timelines detailing the careers of the inductees, commentary and thoughts from TNT NBA announcers Ernie Johnson, Marv Albert, Doug Collins, Kenny Smith, Reggie Miller and Charles Barkley and retrospectives from NBA.com writers. The network willPowered by Sidelines