During an interview on ESPN’s The Jump on Friday, Allen Iverson talked about what it would mean to him to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Today, he found out that he will be a member of the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. AI will be joined by Shaquille O’Neal, Yao Ming, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Jerry Reinsdorf, Darell Garretson, John McLendon, Zelmo Beaty, and Cumberland Posey.

AI had this to say about making it to the Hall of Fame:

The Hall of Fame made the announcement during a ceremony on ESPN. They also honored each HOF finalist on Twitter:

Congrats to all.

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[via ESPN]