Canada Basketball and the Naismith Museum & Hall of Fame are
pleased to announce that the call for nominations into the 2007
Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame is now open.  The
mission of the Hall of Fame is "to recognize, honour, immortalize and
enshrine the contributions to the development and enhancement of
basketball in Canada and internationally".


Nominations can be in any one of five categories: athletes, teams, coaches, officials and builders. 

Nominations can be submitted by members in good standing, Canadian citizens (provided that the nomination is signed by 10 individuals and receives the signed approval of either the Board of Directors of Canada Basketball or an Active Member Association prior to the submission to the Hall of Fame) or the media (on official letterhead of the media source and is signed by an official representative of any members in good standing of Canada Basketball). 

All nominations must be in writing and contain a complete record of the merits and achievements of each candidate and also including all contact information.


  • All nominees must be Canadian citizens, a resident of Canada for a minimum of five years, born in Canada or made their distinguished contribution to the game of basketball in Canada. 

  • Players must be retired from active duty at their highest level for five years. 

  • Teams must be five years removed from their significant milestone. 

  • Coaches and officials must be retired for two years or one year if 65 or older. 

  • Builders are exempt from specific timelines with respect to entry.

The deadline for nominations is January 8, 2007.  Please submit all nominations to: 

Awards & Recognition Committee

C/O Mr. Mark Dottori

Canada Basketball

1 Westside Drive, Unit 11

Toronto, ON

M9C 1B2

For nomination forms, a list of nominees on the active ballot, and more detailed criteria, please visit, .

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