New Zealand’s Kirk Samuel Penney Named to FIBA Hall of Fame

The FIBA Hall of Fame Class of 2024 lineup has been selected, with New Zealand’s Kirk Samuel Penney set for induction later this year.

Penney is being honored for serving NZ with distinction at two Olympic Games and four FIBA Basketball World Cups.

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.

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)


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