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Is Mourning a Hall of Famer?

AP/Rick Havner

The Class of 2011 has been inducted, an eclectic group, one that shows that making it to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is about more than statistics.

There are unique qualifications, although no one is quite sure what they are amid the secretive balloting process.

The timing of this past week's inductions in the wake of Yao Ming's recent retirement has raised question about the center's credentials to enter the Hall as a player, in addition to the "contributor" designation that seems impending. It is a worthwhile debate, considering Yao's Read Full Article »

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