DENVER (CBS4)– Some of Colorado’s most memorable sports stars are the latest inductees into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
Chauncey Billups, considered to be the best basketball player Denver has ever produced, along with Roy Halladay, who might be the best baseball player, were inducted as part of the 2015 class into the hall of fame.READ MORE: Debris, Rising Water Rush Along Black Creek As Flash Flood Warnings Plague Glen Haven, Cameron Peak Fire Burn Area
“It’s humbling, man, because I’ve never really been a huge baseball guy, however I’m a huge Colorado guy. So I’ve been the biggest Roy Halladay groupie all along his career and he never knew that. I expressed that to him and he’s like, ‘Man I never even knew that you knew me’ And I’m like, ‘You’re from Colorado and I’m always going to be a diehard and support you,'” said Billups. “And Becky, Becky look at her career and what she’s been able to do with going into coaching. This is a great class.”READ MORE: CDOT Says Drivers Should Pack A Few Extra Things While Traveling This Summer
“Coming up here, growing up here as a kid, playing on these fields and going through high school and then getting drafted here, I have a lot of great memories. This is really where I developed my love for baseball and all sports really, so it’s a tremendous honor,” said Halladay.
Other inductees include former CSU Ram Becky Hammon who is now a coach with the Spurs. She was honored along with John Dikeou, John Galiardi and Warren Mitchell.MORE NEWS: Company Says GPS Showed Where Stolen Truck Was Yet Victims Say Aurora Police Showed Little Interest
“It’s a big deal and I’m just really honored to be here and be amongst family and friends and people who loved me from the beginning,” said Hammon.