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The complete guide to the 2020 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class ceremony

It's been a long time coming.

While the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 was revealed on April 4, 2020, the ceremony had to be rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This weekend, the nine individuals who make up the Class of 2020 will finally be inducted into The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

From what time it begins to who will be presenting each member of this legendary class, here's everything you need to know about this year's Hall of Fame ceremony.

How to watch the 2020 Hall of Fame Class induction ceremony

The enshrinement ceremony for the Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will take place on Saturday, May 15 at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. It's scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. (ET) and end at 8:00 p.m.

The ceremony will be hosted by Ahmad Rashad and feature a special performance by multi-Grammy award-winning artist Ne-Yo.

In the United States, the ceremony will be broadcast live on ESPN.

The 2020 Hall of Fame Class

North American Committee

Kobe Bryant (player) - Recognized posthumously, Bryant was an 18-time All-Star, five-time NBA champion, two-time Finals MVP, two-time scoring champion and one-time MVP. With USA Basketball, Bryant earned an Olympic gold medal in 2008 and 2012.

Tim Duncan (player) - Duncan is a 15-time All-Star, five-time NBA champion, three-time Finals MVP and two-time MVP. Duncan is the only player in NBA history with 1,000 or more wins with one team, which he amassed in his 19 years with the Spurs.

Kevin Garnett (player) - Garnett is a 15-time All-Star, one-time NBA champion, one-time MVP and one-time Defensive Player of the Year. With USA Basketball, Garnett earned an Olympic gold medal in 2000.

Eddie Sutton (coach) - Sutton is a four-time National Coach of the Year, eight-time Conference Coach of the Year and the first coach in NCAA history to lead four different schools in the NCAA Tournament.

Rudy Tomjanovich (coach) - Tomjanovich led the Rockets to NBA championships in 1994 and 1995 and is one of three coaches to win an NBA championship and an Olympic gold medal.

Women's Committee

Tamika Catchings (player) - Catchings is a 10-time All-Star, one-time WNBA champion, one-time Finals MVP and one-time MVP. Catchings is also a four-time Olympic gold medalist.

Kim Mulkey (coach) - Mulkey has led the Baylor Bears to three NCAA National Championships and ranks third all-time among head coaches in win percentage.

Barbara Stevens (coach) - Coaching in the collegiate ranks for over 40 years, Stevens is the fifth coach in NCAA women's basketball history to reach 1,000 career wins.

International Committee

Patrick Baumann (contributor) - Recognized posthumously, Baumann greatly contributed to the game as a longtime FIBA executive and a member of the International Olympic Committee for more than 10 years.

The 2020 Hall of Fame Class presenters

Kobe Bryant will be presented by Michael Jordan.

Tim Duncan will be presented by David Robinson.

Kevin Garnett will be presented by Isiah Thomas.

Eddie Sutton will be presented by John Calipari, Bill Self and Sidney Moncrief.

Rudy Tomjanovich will be presented by Calvin Murphy and Hakeem Olajuwon.

Tamika Catchings will be presented by Alonzo Mourning and Dawn Staley.

Kim Mulkey will be presented by Michael Jordan.

Barbara Stevens will be presented by Geno Auriemma and Muffet McGraw.

Patrick Baumann will be presented by Russ Granik and Vlade Divac.

Get to know the 2020 Hall of Fame Class

NBA Canada's Gilbert McGregor shares a personal story of how Bryant made his dreams come true.

NBA Spain's Sergio Rabinal breaks down the last shot of Bryant's career.

Our NBA.com Staff shares their favourite Bryant memories.

NBA Canada's Kyle Irving looks at 10 of the best moments of Bryant's career.

NBA Australia's Benyam Kidane breaks down the numbers behind Duncan's career.

Our NBA.com Staff shares their favourite Duncan memories.

Our NBA.com Staff takes you through the best plays of Duncan's career.

NBA Canada's Kyle Irving explains why there will never be another Kevin Garnett.

Our NBA.com Staff takes you through the best plays of Garnett's career.

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