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Basketball legends Dwyane Wade and Dirk Nowitzki served as the headline player nominees for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023.

Joining them as first-timers are Tony Parker and Paul Gasol. Meanwhile, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich became eligible for enshrinement for the first time.

The official list of the Class of 2023 will be released on April 1, with the enshrinement taking place on Aug. 12 in Springfield, Massachusetts.