Kevin Durant, Sam Acho Among Athletes Announced for Texas’ 2022 Hall of Honor Class

Kevin Durant, Sam Acho Among Athletes Announced for Texas’ 2022 Hall of Honor Class

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Brooklyn Nets huge title Kevin Durant is one among 11 folks which were chosen for the College of Texas’ Hall of Honor class of 2022.

The university launched the class Wednesday and famed that an induction ceremony will happen Sept. 16. The inductees will additionally be known on the Longhorns’ Sept. 17 football game against UTSA.

Among those becoming a member of Durant within the 2022 class are football participant Sam Acho, males’s basketball participant Ovie Dotson and Olympic champion swimmer Barbara “B.J.” Bedford.

Durant spent exact one season at Texas, lighting fixtures up the college basketball world in 2006-07 with averages of 25.8 aspects and 11.1 rebounds per game, and leading the Longhorns to the 2d spherical of the NCAA tournament.

KD went on to be selected No. 2 overall within the 2007 NBA draft by the then-Seattle SuperSonics, and he would nick out a Hall of Standing profession for himself.

The 33-One year-worn worn is now a 12-time All-Superstar, four-time scoring champion, two-time NBA champion, two-time NBA Finals MVP and one-time NBA MVP.

He has been below contract with the Nets for the previous few years, however Durant’s industry manager, Affluent Kleiman, advised ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (h/t ESPN’s Tim Bontemps) final month that Durant had requested a alternate.

Nothing has reach of that inquire of but, and ESPN’s Brian Windhorst talked about final week on Safe Up (h/t RealGM)

that the Nets’ preference is to withhold Durant since alternate supplies had been underwhelming.

Even supposing Durant is the headliner for Texas’ Hall of Honor class, he’s unprecedented from the most efficient huge title athlete incorporated.

Acho performed defensive live for the Longhorns football personnel from 2007-2010, earning personnel MVP honors in 2010 and getting selected within the fourth spherical of the 2011 NFL draft sooner than embarking on a 9-One year NFL profession.

Dotson used to be part of the 1977-78 Texas males’s basketball personnel that obtained the NIT, and he later grew to alter into a member of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters.

Bedford starred collegiately at Texas sooner than occurring to hang a gold medal as part of the US’ females’s 4×100-meter medley relay personnel on the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.