2017 Maine Basketball Hall of Fame Ceremony Held at Cross Center
This year's Hall of Fame class will grow by 14 members also being inducted this year six legends and five coaches along with two teams. The 1979 S. Portland class A boys basketball team with a 22 - 0 record and the 1980 Westbrook Blue Blazes class A girls team that won four consecutive state championships. Cam Brown summed up what this weekend means.
"Tony described this group as being an eclectic group a writer that indicates there is some variety and there is you have a print journalist a radio journalist Wally Russell he juggles chainsaws and so for myself I feel like I'm kind of a homegrown," said Brown.
"It's a great reflection of what the state and the people that put this very professional about on think of us," said Brett Brown, 2017 inductee. "But I think the event is a real statement of what our state says about the sport of basketball and a consistent building that we now house lots of this memorabilia."
Basketball is said to be Maine's most popular sport. Today more basketball legends heading to its Hall of Fame.