Baron® Announcing Continued Partnership With Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
Class of 2021 will be Enshrined on Saturday, September 11 in Springfield, Mass.
Springfield, Mass. – Baron® is honored to be aligned once again with the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as their Official Ring partner. We believe the strong foundation we have secured in the Basketball marketplace aligns perfectly with Hoophall Brand.
The 2021 Class of Basketball immortals will be enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 11th, where they will receive rings masterfully created by our team at Baron® Championship Rings.
The Class of 2021 and over 50 returning Hall of Famers will then journey to Springfield, Mass.
The Class was revealed in May and includes a total of 16 honorees.
This year’s class includes nine honorees from the North American and Women’s committees: ninth-winningest coach in NBA history Rick Adelman, two-time NBA champion and 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh, NBA Finals MVP and 10-time NBA All-Star Paul Pierce, the first Black NBA head coach Bill Russell, four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year and NBA Champion Ben Wallace, five-time NBA All-Star and NBA Rookie of the Year Chris Webber, two-time NCAA national champion Villanova coach Jay Wright, seven-time WNBA All-Star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Yolanda Griffith and seven-time WNBA All-Star and three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player Lauren Jackson.
Distinguished committees focused on preserving all areas from the game also selected seven directly elected honorees: Val Ackerman, Cotton Fitzsimmons and Howard Garfinkel from the Contributor Committee, Clarence “Fats” Jenkins from the Early African American Pioneers Committee, Toni Kukoc from the International Committee, Bob Dandridge from the Veterans Committee and Pearl Moore from the Women’s Veterans Committee.
Enshrinement Weekend will begin at Mohegan Sun on Friday, September 10, 2021, with the headlining Tip-Off Celebration and Awards Gala. The Class of 2021 and over 50 returning Hall of Famers will then journey to Springfield, Mass. for the annual celebratory events taking place at the newly renovated Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Springfield’s MassMutual Center.
About Baron® Championship Rings:
For over 25 years, Baron® has manufactured custom rings for high schools, colleges, and premarket clients across North America. As a Championship-focused brand, their relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship, and superior story-driven Championship jewellery products, has positioned them as an industry leader.
About the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame:
Located in Springfield, Massachusetts, the city where basketball was born, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an independent non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to promoting, preserving and celebrating the game of basketball at every level – men and women, amateur and professional players, coaches and contributors, both domestically and internationally.
The Hall of Fame museum is home to more than 400 inductees and over 40,000 square feet of basketball history. Nearly 200,000 people visit the Hall of Fame museum each year to learn about the game, experience the interactive exhibits and test their skills on the Jerry Colangelo “Court of Dreams.”
Best known for its annual marquee Enshrinement Ceremony honoring the game’s elite, the Hall of Fame also operates over 70 high school and collegiate competitions annually throughout the country and abroad. For more information on the Basketball Hall of Fame organization, its museum and events, visit www.hoophall.com, follow @hoophall #21HoopClass or call 1-877-4HOOPLA.