Maurice Cheeks Rumors
The 76ers will unveil a sculpture of Hall of Famer and former team great Julius ‘Dr. J’ Erving on Tuesday at their practice facility in Camden. It will be placed alongside the sculptures of Sixers greats Wilt Chamberlain, Hal Greer, Billy Cunningham, Mo Cheeks and Bobby Jones at the 76ers Legends Walk.
Erik Horne: Billy Donovan said Thunder assistant Mo Cheeks told him Wednesday about the HOF when Cheeks came out of his office after practice, put his head on Donovan’s shoulder and started crying. “Besides the Hall of Fame and him as a player, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.”
Yahoo Sports NBA: The newest members of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame: Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Grant Hill, Ray Allen, Maurice Cheeks, Tina Thompson, Charles Driesell, Charlie Scott, Rick Welts, Rod Thorn, Dino Radja, Katie Smith, Ora Mae Washington
Brett Dawson: Gregg Popovich opened his pregame media availability congratulating Thunder assistant Maurice Cheeks, whose Hall of Fame induction will be official on Saturday. Jokes “He’s been politicking for this his whole life. Finally he stuffed the ballot box and he got in.”
Fred Katz: Popovich called Mo Cheeks “A wonderful player, but more than that, a hell of a leader on the court, a great teammate, a wonderful personality, just really deserving individual. It makes you smile when somebody likes that gets awarded at such a high honor. It’s great.”