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Basketball Hall of Fame, Enshrinement Weekend

September 10

naismith statue at basketball hall of fame

2022 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Weekend

The Class of 2022  will be celebrated and enshrined in Springfield, Mass. – the birthplace of basketball.


Enshrinement Ceremony VIP Reception
Basketball Hall of Fame – 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM Toast the incoming Hall of Fame Class of 2022 prior to the sport’s ultimate recognition. The pre-reception will be located at the Basketball Hall of Fame, and will include lavish food stations and an open bar. The party is limited to Orchestra and Grand Tier/Loge ticket holders only.

Enshrinement Ceremony Red Carpet Show
Springfield Symphony Hall – 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM 
The Class of 2022, returning Hall of Famers, as well as many of the sport’s icons walk the red carpet in a live television broadcast by NBA TV outside Symphony Hall. This show sets the stage for the Enshrinement Ceremony.

Enshrinement Ceremony
Springfield Symphony Hall – 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
One of the most elite nights on the basketball calendar each year, the Hall of Fame Class of 2022 will be formally enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in a nationally televised ceremony on NBA TV. The stars of basketball all come together to celebrate the next group of the sport’s iconic figures.


This year’s class includes two-time NBA All-Star and four-time NBA champion Manu Ginobili; five-time NBA All-Star Tim Hardaway; two-time NCAA National Coach of the Year Bob Huggins; George Karl, the NBA’s sixth-winningest coach of all time; longtime NBA referee Hugh Evans; five-time WNBA All-Star, three-time WNBA champion, and two-time Olympic gold medalist Lindsay Whalen; four-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Swin Cash; and NCAA national champion and WNBA Coach of the Year Marianne Stanley.

Distinguished committees focused on preserving all areas from the game also selected eight directly elected enshrinees. They include Lou Hudson from the Veterans Committee, Larry Costello and Del Harris from the Contributor Committee, Theresa Shank-Grentz from the Women’s Veterans Committee, Radivoj Korac from the International Committee, and Wyatt “Sonny” Boswell, Inman Jackson, and Albert “Runt” Pullins from the Early African American Pioneers Committee.

For further information on VIP Experience Packages, single event tickets, and Enshrinement Weekend details, visit www.hoophall.com/Enshrinement.



Symphony Hall
34 Court Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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