SHE'S IN! Tina Thompson gets spot in Basketball Hall of Fame

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Tina Thompson gets spot in Basketball Hall of Fame. (KTRK)

Former Houston Comets All-Star Tina Thompson is headed into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

The class also includes Steve Nash, Jason Kidd, Grant Hill, Ray Allen Maurice Cheeks, coach Lefty Driesell, Charlie Scott, longtime executive Rick Welts, NBA executive Rod Thorn, Katie Smith, the late Ora Mae Washington and Croatian star Dino Radja. Most of the inductees appeared together before the Final Four semifinals in San Antonio, beginning the five-month stretch of togetherness before the ceremony in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Thompson is a four-time WNBA champion, nine-time All-Star, two-time Olympic gold medalist and WNBA's second all-time leading scorer.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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