Vince Carter and Chauncey Billups will be members of the 2024 Basketball Hall of Fame class: Reports

Chauncey Billups and Vince Carter are going to be part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 as per reports.

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Chauncey Billups and Vince Carter are going to be part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 as per reports. Other Hall of Fame members of 2024 will be announced during the NCAA men’s Final Four in Phoenix night on Saturday.

Vince Carter was a star for three seasons at North Carolina, driving the Tar Heels to back-to-back Final Four appearances. The Golden State Warriors selected him in the first round of the 1998 NBA draft, and he was promptly traded to Toronto.

Vince Carter, also known as "Air Canada," often scored highlight-reel dunks and won the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest with one of the most spectacular routines in the event's history. He won the NBA Rookie of the Year award along with he won the eight-time All-Star award. With the United States, he won gold in the 2000 Olympics which were held in Sydney, Australia, and gold in the FIBA Americas Championship in 2003. He is the lone player to play NBA in four decades.

Chauncey Billups among other Hame of Fame

Chauncey Billups also known as Mr. Big Shot had a good time at Colorado that earned him getting All- American honors. Billups previously played for the Celtics, Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Denver Nuggets before signing a five-year, $35 million contract to join the Detroit Pistons in 2002. He swiftly adapted well and played a key role in leading the team to its third NBA victory in 2004, earning him NBA Finals MVP honors.

Carter and Billups were among 14 contenders for the 2024 Hall of Fame class that were revealed in February. The 2024 class will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on August 16-17 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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