Since Chris Bosh is a punching bag for jokes, this comment by him seems silly on the surface. But does he have a point? Based on his name alone, you wouldn’t think he is hall of fame worthy, but he has career averages of 20 and 9.
It’s way too early to call it now. He’ll have to keep it up for a a few more years to even garner consideration, despite thinking he’s been a hall of fame lock for years now. But after reading below, it seems likely.
Bosh always has had plenty of confidence. Now, he’s talking about how he will be enshrined in Springfield, Mass. ‘Hell, yeah, of course. I’ve been a Hall of Famer like four years ago,’ Bosh said. ‘And I say that very serious, though. I’ve talked about it before with my friends.’ Bosh has career averages of 19.7 points and 9.0 rebounds.
But something happened with the 10-year veteran Thursday that might have clinched his trip to Springfield. Bosh, averaging 17.2 points and 7.2 rebounds, was named to his eighth All-Star Game. The only eligible player in history with eight or more NBA All-Star selections who is not in the Hall is eight-time pick Larry Foust, a center who averaged 13.7 points and 9.8 rebounds from 1950-62. ‘With eight, I’m so thankful for that,’ said Bosh, who was intrigued to hear about the above stat.