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Vince Carter and Chauncey Billups will reportedly be part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2024

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Vince Carter and Chauncey Billups will be part of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2024, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The rest of the 2024 inductees will be announced Saturday night during the NCAA Men's Final Four in Phoenix.

Carter was a standout player at North Carolina for three seasons, helping the Tar Heels reach two consecutive Final Fours. He was selected in the first round by the Golden State Warriors in 1998 and then immediately traded to the Toronto Raptors.

Known as “Air Canada,” Carter regularly delivered highlight-reel dunks and won the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest with one of the most memorable performances in the event's history.

Carter was an NBA Rookie of the Year, an eight-time All-Star and averaged 16.7 points per night in his eight-team career. At the international level, he helped the United States win gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia and at the 2003 FIBA ​​Americas Championship.

He is also the only NBA player to ever play in four different decades.

Chauncey Billups' number was retired by both the University of Colorado and the Detroit Pistons.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)Chauncey Billups' number was retired by both the University of Colorado and the Detroit Pistons.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

“Mr. Big Shot” receives great honor

Before he was nicknamed “Mr. Big Shot, Billups shined at Colorado and was named a second-team All-American. He was later selected third overall in the 1997 NBA Draft by the Boston Celtics.

Billups played for the Celtics, Raptors, Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets before signing a five-year, $35 million contract with the Detroit Pistons in 2002 and 2004, where he was also named NBA Finals MVP.

Billups, who is in his third season as head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers, returned to the Nuggets in 2008 before finishing his career with the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Clippers and the last two seasons with the Pistons.

A five-time All-Star, Billups averaged 15.2 points and 5.4 assists per game in his 1,043-game NBA career. His free throw percentage of 89.4 is the sixth best in NBA/ABA history. Both the Pistons and the University of Colorado have retired his number.

Carter and Billups were among 14 finalists for the Hall of Fame Class of 2024, announced in February. Other North American Committee finalists include Michael Cooper, Walter Davis, Bo Ryan and Charles Smith; Seimone Augustus and Marian Washington are the Women's Committee finalists; Dick Barnett and Harley Redin are Veterans Committee finalists; Michele Timms is an International Committee finalist; and Doug Collins, Herb Simon and Jerry West are Contributors Committee finalists.

The Class of 2024 will be inducted August 16-17 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts.