MINNESOTA, MN - FILE: Head coach Don Nelson of Golden State Warriors in the first half against the Minnesota Timberwolves during a basketball game at Target Center on April 7, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was reported that head coach Don Nelson was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame April 2, 2012. (Photo by Hannah Foslien /Getty Images)
The NBA Hall of Fame will hold its 2012 induction on Friday night.
The NBA Hall of Fame will hold its 2012 induction on Friday night, and legendary NBA coach Don Nelson will be among those enshrined. Nelson is one of the only coaches in NBA history to be named Coach of the Year three times, through a career that saw him rack up over 1300 wins coaching. He spent 1997-2005 with the Dallas Mavericks before closing out his career with the Golden State Warriors. Nelson was also a five-time NBA champion with the Boston Celtics as a player.
Other names that will be added to the hall include former Pacers superstar Reggie Miller and Ralph Sampson of the Houston Rockets.
When: 5:30 p.m. CT, Friday
Where: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield, Mass.
TV Coverage: NBA TV
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