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Notable NBA legends eligible for the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class

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Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant [NBA Getty Images]

On Friday, the 2019 class will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

With the induction ceremony right around the corner and a potentially loaded 2020 Hall of Fame class on the horizon, take a look at some of the biggest NBA legends who will be first-time eligible to be enshrined in basketball forever.

Starting with the five most likely to be inducted, followed by five players who could potentially be inducted in the future...

Hall of Fame probability is courtesy of Basketball Reference.

Tim Duncan

Resume: 15-time All-Star, 5-time NBA Champion, 3-time Finals MVP, 2-time NBA MVP, 15-time All-NBA, 15-time All-Defensive Team, 1997-98 All-Rookie, 1997-98 Rookie of the Year

Hall of Fame probability: 100%

Kevin Garnett

Resume: 15-time All-Star, 1-time NBA Champion, 1-time NBA MVP, 1-time Defensive Player of the Year, 9-time All-NBA, 12-time All-Defensive Team, 4-time Rebounding Champion, 1995-96 All-Rookie

Hall of Fame probability: 100%

Kobe Bryant

Resume: 18-time All-Star, 5-time NBA Champion, 2-time Finals MVP, 1-time NBA MVP, 15-time All-NBA, 12-time All-Defensive Team, 2-time Scoring Champion, 1996-97 All-Rookie

Hall of Fame probability: 100%

Chris Bosh

Resume: 11-time All-Star, 2-time NBA Champion, 1-time All-NBA, 2003-04 All-Rookie

Hall of Fame probability: 99.5%

Amar'e Stoudemire

Resume: 6-time All-Star, 5-time All-NBA, 2002-03 Rookie of the Year, 2002-03 All-Rookie

Hall of Fame probability: 72.9%

Others first-time eligible

Kevin Martin

Andre Miller

Tayshaun Prince

Kirk Hinrich

Caron Butler

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