|Todd with former 2000 Olympic Team members John Lee (manager), |
coach Jay Triano and players Greg Francis and Mike Meeks
TORONTO, ON (May 19, 2017)- Joined by friends and family in the basketball community, Manitoba's Todd MacCulloch along with Olga Hrycak were honoured at The Sport Gallery in Toronto's Distillery. Thursday night's event was emceed by CTV's Marci Ien.
|Todd with Olga Hrycak|
MacCulloch and Hrycak have made significant contributions to the sport of basketball through their professional careers and community involvement.
"I had hall of fame teammates and coaches," said Todd MacCulloch. "I have a hall of fame wife and family and without them I would not be here. I am proud to be Canadian and I'm thankful for this award."
"I have coached for 48 years and still love it," said Olga Hrycak. "I am grateful for the players, coaches and teams I've worked with and this award is the biggest honour of my entire career."
The event was sponsored by Bell and inductee gifts were provided by Tissot.
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Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame
Since 1978, The Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame has honoured and celebrated those who have contributed to the development and enhancement of basketball both in Canada and internationally. Each year, any person is eligible for election as an Honoured Member of the Canadian Basketball Hall of Fame who has achieved an outstanding record of excellence in the following categories: athletes, teams, coaches, officials and builders.