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NBA, WNBA community take to Twitter to celebrate Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame welcomed 16 new members as part of the Class of 2021.

MORE: Running diary from Hall of Fame ceremony

Headlined by seven players in Chris Bosh, Yolanda Griffith, Lauren Jackson, Toni Kukoc, Paul Pierce, Ben Wallace and Chris Webber, the class features a number of champions and all-time greats from the last 25 years.

Joining those seven are Rick Adelman, Bill Russell, Jay Wright, Val Ackerman, Howard Garfinkel, Cotton Fitzsimmons, Bob Dandridge, Pearl Moore and Clarence "Fats" Jenkins.

As the basketball community watched on as these icons reached basketball immortality, players around the NBA and WNBA - past and present - took to Twitter to share their reactions.

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