FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2024 headlined by Reggie Miller and Predrag Stojakovic
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FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2024 headlined by Reggie Miller and Predrag Stojakovic

MIES (Switzerland) - The FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2024 lineup has been selected, with USA's Reggie Miller and Serbian favorite Predrag Stojakovic just two of the standout names ready to be inducted.

Every member of the Class will be honored during the enshrinement ceremony, scheduled to occur in Singapore in September. A total of seven players and one coach are being formally recognized for their outstanding contributions to the sport.

The inclusion of Miller and Stojakovic on this year's stellar roll of honor will prove particularly popular with fans around the world.

Miller is a former Olympic and FIBA Basketball World Cup winner with USA who was especially revered for his NBA contributions across an amazing 18 seasons in the league. He tallied a spectacular 25,000 points, helped by 2560 three-pointers and that contributed to an eye-catching five NBA All-Star appearances.

The Serbian, often referred to simply as 'Peja' won the FIBA Basketball World Cup gold medal in 2002 with Yugoslavia, as well as a FIBA EuroBasket title in 2001 when he was crowned MVP. Also an Olympian, Stojakovic attained plenty of success at club level, most notably winning an NBA Championship in 2011 with Dallas Mavericks. A three-time NBA All-Star, he also won the Three-Point Contest twice.

Latvian Skaidrite Smildzina-Budovska conquered the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup three times and the FIBA Women's EuroBasket five times with Soviet Union. China's three-time Olympian Miao Lijie starred at four editions of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup and Croatian ace Danira Nakic-Bilic lit it up with Yugoslavia, competing in title games at the Olympics, the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup and FIBA Women's EuroBasket. 

Other inductees include Kirk Penney, who is being honored for serving New Zealand with distinction at two Olympic Games and four FIBA Basketball World Cups, while African basketball can celebrate Central African Republic colossus Romain Sato being on the list. The guard attained huge success at club level, including titles in Euroleague, Eurocup, the Spanish League and also four Italian championships. 

Finally, American play-caller Dan Peterson flies the flag for coaches in the 2024 Class. He masterminded the European Cup for Champion Clubs silverware in 1987 with Olimpia Milano, just two years after delivering the FIBA Korac Cup. Peterson also amassed five Italian titles and a host of individual coaching accolades.

Here is the full list of inductees that make up the 2024 Class of the FIBA Hall of Fame: 

Miao Lijie (China)
Reggie Miller (USA)
Danira Nakic-Bilic (Croatia)
Kirk Samuel Penney (New Zealand)
Romain Sato (Central African Republic)
Skaidrite Smildzina-Budovska (Latvia)
Predrag Stojakovic (Serbia)

Daniel Lowell Peterson (USA)


About the FIBA Hall of Fame
The FIBA Hall of Fame is a shrine dedicated to the amazing people who have built the foundations of the global sport of basketball since its birth, right up until its accomplished glory of the modern day. It strives to be a genuinely international institution, active in the promotion and remembrance of basketball all over the world, housing the great men and women who were proactive and outstanding in the improvement and development of our sport. Created in 2007, it has already seen the induction of  184 outstanding Hall of Famers from 45 countries and all five continents to date. Its home is the Patrick Baumann House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland.


About FIBA
FIBA ( - the world governing body for basketball - is an independent association formed by 212 National Basketball Federations throughout the world. It is recognized as the sole competent authority in basketball by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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