Fans meet and greet with Robin Roberts, Women's Basketball Hall

Fans meet and greet with Robin Roberts, Women's Basketball Hall of Fame 2014 Inductees

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"She would go 'honey, everybody's got something.' We all have to realize that and it's what we learn. It's those life lessons,” said Roberts, speaking of the saying her mother used to always say to her. "She would go 'honey, everybody's got something.' We all have to realize that and it's what we learn. It's those life lessons,” said Roberts, speaking of the saying her mother used to always say to her.
In honor of the induction festivities, the Hall of Fame itself was open free of charge all day, kicking off with the autograph session with all six of this year’s inductees; Lin Dunn, Michelle Edwards, Mimi Griffin, Yolanda Griffith, Jasmina Perazic and C In honor of the induction festivities, the Hall of Fame itself was open free of charge all day, kicking off with the autograph session with all six of this year’s inductees; Lin Dunn, Michelle Edwards, Mimi Griffin, Yolanda Griffith, Jasmina Perazic and C
Prior to the ceremony, fans got a chance to meet all of this year's inductees Saturday morning, attending a free autograph session with them at the Hall of Fame in Knoxville. Prior to the ceremony, fans got a chance to meet all of this year's inductees Saturday morning, attending a free autograph session with them at the Hall of Fame in Knoxville.
Knoxville, TN - By HAYLEY HARMON
6 News Anchor/Reporter

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame is set to honor its 2014 class of inductees Saturday night.

Prior to the ceremony, fans got a chance to meet all of this year's inductees Saturday morning, attending a free autograph session with them at the Hall of Fame in Knoxville.

In honor of the induction festivities, the Hall of Fame itself was open free of charge all day, kicking off with the autograph session with all six of this year’s inductees; Lin Dunn, Michelle Edwards, Mimi Griffin, Yolanda Griffith, Jasmina Perazic and Charlotte West.

"Just to see them and what they have done for the game is just absolutely fantastic,” said fan Marilynn Harris, who drove all the way from Wisconsin to see her former coach and inductee Charlotte West.

Also in attendance were members of the 1976 USA Olympic Team, being honored with a special display at the Hall for their contribution to the game.

It’s an honor for fans to meet those who helped make women’s basketball the sport it is today.

"I can't imagine young girls coming in here and not being fired up to play the game,” said Harris.

They also got a chance to meet Robin Roberts, who is in town for the induction ceremony, signing copies of her new book “Everybody’s Got Something.”

"She would go 'honey, everybody's got something.' We all have to realize that and it's what we learn. It's those life lessons,” said Roberts, speaking of the saying her mother used to always say to her.

Roberts shared with us that a chapter in her book is dedicated to Knoxville, a place she's grown to love in her many years covering Pat Summitt and the Lady Vols.

"I call it KnoxVegas because you know you guys have things going on so I have a whole chapter of my book entitled KnoxVegas,” said Roberts.

A Hall of Famer herself, Roberts is honored to help pay tribute to those who have changed the game.

"It's so special to recognize these women and men who have paved the way for what we're seeing right now in women's basketball,” said Roberts.

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