Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash in 2018 Hall of Fame class

Report: Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash in 2018 Hall of Fame class

Jason Kidd, Steve Nash and Grant Hill have each been notified that they will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, according to a report from ESPN.

Former Philadelphia 76ers guard and current Oklahoma City Thunder assistant Maurice Cheeks will join the trio as part of this star-studded group.

The Class of 2018 will officially be announced Saturday night at the Final Four in San Antonio.

Cheeks collected 11.1 points, 6.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game during his 15-year career. The South African born PG is also one of only seven members of the exclusive 50-40-90 club, for which you gain entry by shooting at least 50% for field goals, 40% for three-pointers, and 90% for free throws during an entire National Basketball Association regular season. He averaged 12.6 points per game over 19 seasons with the New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Phoenix Suns and New York Knicks.

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In 10 seasons with the Suns, Nash averaged 14.4 points, 9.4 assists and shot 50.4 percent from the field, 43.5 percent from three and 90.7 percent from the free throw line. He played 1,026 games, averaging 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists.

Hill finished his career with seven All-Star appearances, First Team All-NBA honors in 1996-97 and was the Rookie of the Year. Kidd won a title with the Mavericks in 2011.

Hill, a native of Reston, Virginia, was a seven-time All-Star in his 18 seasons with the Detroit Pistons, Suns, Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers.

Kidd, who was until recently the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, made 10 All-Star teams in his 19-year career.

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