Report: Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash in 2018 Hall of Fame class

Courtesy of Kirby Lee, USA Today Sports

The 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame class is going to be a great one.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Steve Nash and Maurice Cheeks will be inducted into the Hall this year. A formal announcement will happen during Final Four weekend, per Woj.

This certainly comes as no surprise, since they all achieved greatness in the NBA over long careers.

Hill, a first-round pick of the Detroit Pistons in 1994, averaged 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists. He also played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers.

Kidd ranks second in league history with 12,091 assists. The Dallas Mavericks picked him one spot before Hill in the 1994 draft, and he played two stints in Dallas and won a championship in 2011. Kidd suited up for the Suns and New Jersey Nets, too.

His time in Phoenix included a brief overlap with Nash, who spent the 1996-97 and 1997-98 seasons with the Suns before getting traded to the Mavericks. He returned to the Suns in 2004 and played there eight years prior to ending his career with the Los Angeles Lakers. Nash dished the third-most assists in league history.

Cheeks collected 11.1 points, 6.7 assists and 2.1 steals per game during his 15-year career. He earned four first-team All-Defensive team honors and four All-Star appearances with the Philadelphia 76ers.

The quartet join Lefty Driesell as reported members of the 2018 class.