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How Jerry Colangelo helped save the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame

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Jerry Colangelo is thankful for what basketball has given him.

"I was seven years old and somebody handed me a basketball," the now 79-year-old Colangelo said. "It was the beginning of a love affair."

In return, the former Phoenix Suns’ owner continues to give back to the game with the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame as the latest beneficiary of his efforts.