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October 21, 2020

Toni Kukoc: I would love to be in Hall of Fame

The former Chicago Bulls Toni Kokuc said he would love to be In the basketball hall of fame. He is the third-best player in the Bulls second three-peat run from 1996-98.

“Honestly, it means a lot more to me that I played alongside Michael Jordan and won NBA titles,” Kukoc said in an interview with the Croatian website portal. “I have no influence in my induction into the Hall of Fame. People are asked to decide and I’d really like to know who these people are. It’s allegedly unknown who they are because they haven’t been presented publicly. I really don’t know whether or not I’ll ever enter the Hall of Fame. Would I like it? Of course, I would! Well, another year has passed but nothing happened.”

This is already three years in a row that the forward from Croatia yet to induct. Toni Kukoc accolades including 3-time champion, Rookie of the Year in 1993-94 and Sixth Man of the Year in 1995-1996. He played six and a half seasons with the Bulls before traded to the Philadelphia then Atlanta. Kukoc finally found a home in Milwaukee as he played four more years with the Bucks.

The Bulls forward have been excellent in 1996 NBA Finals against Seattle Supersonic as he scored double figures in all six games. In 1998, he scored 31 points in a 2 point loss at the game five of NBA Finals against Utah Jazz.

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