Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame Recommendation Criteria Announced
“Where did you come from, who you are, and where do you go?” Yao Ming, chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, said frankly when talking about the original intention of establishing the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame. This matter is to solve the first problem. where did it come from?”
With the opening of the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame recommendation activity, the related topics of the Hall of Fame have attracted widespread attention from fans, such as what are the “Chinese characteristics” of the Hall of Fame, what are the criteria for entering the hall, how to divide the proportion of members, foreign players and Whether the coach has a chance to be selected, etc.
Why did you propose and build the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame during this period? Li Yuanwei, chief expert of the China Basketball Hall of Fame Committee, said: “This is a process of continuing the tradition, a long-term result that has been accumulated over time, and is also a long-term plan to strengthen the construction of Chinese basketball culture and build confidence in Chinese basketball culture.”
What are the criteria for nominating members? In addition to the prerequisites that athletes need to retire for more than 5 years (including 5 years) and coaches have been coaching for more than 20 years (including 20 years), their professional experience and achievements also need to meet certain requirements.
Taking athletes as an example, their honor requirements must meet any of the following conditions: representing China in the world or intercontinental competitions with the team; participating in the national competition finals or the top league finals hosted by the Chinese Basketball Association with the team; winning the top league regular season or finals MVP title.
The requirements for coaches are similar to those of athletes, either as head coach to lead the team to represent China in world or intercontinental competitions, or as head coach to lead the team to participate in the finals of national competitions or the top-level league finals hosted by the Chinese Basketball Association, or to be awarded top-level league excellent coaches title. If you meet any of the above conditions, you can become a nominee.
According to the “Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame Recommendation Activity Plan”, the recommendation scope of the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame covers 6 sequences, namely athletes, coaches, referees, pioneers, special contributors, and collectives.
Can the nominee be admitted multiple times? Since the recommendation scope of the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame covers the group, those who follow the excellent group can also enter the hall as an athlete or a coach. However, if a person has achieved very high achievements both as an athlete and a coach, he can only enter the hall once as an individual.
The scope of athletes, coaches, referees, pioneers, and collectives is easy to understand. What are the special contributors? Jiang Jian, spokesman for the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame Committee, explained: The Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame is not only related to competition performance, as long as it is related to Chinese basketball and has helped the development of Chinese basketball, no matter which industry or field it comes from, it can be classified as a Special Contributor. Many foreigners who are concerned by fans, such as foreign teachers and foreign aid, can be included in this sequence.
Although the candidates for the first Hall of Fame are mainly athletes and coaches, with the holding of each Hall of Fame recommendation event, the Chinese Basketball Hall of Fame Committee will also adjust the recommendation plan, process and other details in real time in the future, and strive to present the Chinese basketball in an all-round way. history.
Guo Zhenming, Secretary of the Joint Party Committee of the Chinese Basketball Association, said: “We must spread the deeds of historical heroes and promote basketball culture, so that our next generation can fully understand, inherit and promote Chinese basketball culture.”