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Social Reaction to Eddie’s Hall of Fame Announcement

Support came pouring in from former players, colleagues and friends.



At the age of 84, and after being named a finalist six times before, Eddie Sutton will finally be enshrined in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Countless former players, colleagues and friends went to social media to voice the elation. Here are some of the highlights.

First let’s hear from some of his former players.

Even a former Bedlam rival shared his congratulations.

And another.

Several former coaching colleagues and the brass of college basketball chimed in.

Those who have strolled the sideline of the court that holds Eddie’s name shared their support. Mike Boynton, as he often does, had some poignant words to say about Sutton’s legacy.


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