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 KingsCourt: Chris Webber Dedication
Chris Webber, a rare blend of strength, speed, size and skill, spent two heralded seasons at the University of Michigan that signaled a great future in the NBA.
Webber finished his two college seasons with career averages of 17.4 points and 10.0 rebounds per game as well as a.589 field goal percentage.
Webber entered the 1993 NBA Draft after his sophomore season and has remained a focus of attention.
www.angelfire.com /ga2/kingscourt/cwebber.html   (707 words)

 ESPN Classic - Webber is Looking for The Answer
Webber, who has played for four NBA teams and averaged 21.8 points, 10.1 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 1.5 blocks in his 12 seasons, often hints that he himself isn't sure.
Webber was reunited with Howard, his Fab Five teammate, and joined a Bullets club that had gone 24-58 the previous season, a team the home fans booed.
Previously, Webber had said he didn't lie to the grand jury regarding his dealings with Ed Martin, a Michigan booster who said he loaned Webber $280,000 while the basketball star was in high school and college.
espn.go.com /classic/biography/s/Webber_Chris.html   (1691 words)

 Chris Webber Interview - NBA Basketball All-Star Interview
Chris Webber on being distracted by his free agent status: I think it did distract me the first five games of the season, I wasn't having fun, I was laboring and trying not to think about it, and when you try not to think about it, you think about it, obviously.
Chris Webber on whether he wants a slower pace of life: I think I'm definitely on a slower pace, but I'm a single guy and I like to be able to find a restaurant to eat at after the game and not have to go to Burger King or something like that, so...
Chris Webber when asked about the MVP race: (Laughing) I don't want to get into that, I don't want to get into that, I'd have to be biased.
www.insidehoops.com /nba_chris_webber_interview_020101.shtml   (413 words)

 Chris Webber is Sad
Chris couldn't have known at the time that the win wouldn't have counted anyway as a result of him taking money while at school, so he was very sad about the incident.
Chris is clearly the saddest of the three, but obviously his losing attitude and general depression have spread to his unsuspecting teammates.
Chris gets injured a lot because it's a release from his prison of depression, not necessarily because he's a pussy (although ruling out that factor would be unwise).
www.angelfire.com /hero/chriswebberissad   (1235 words)

 Chris Webber : USAToday.com - Chris Webber Biography from USAToday.com
Chris Webber and Samuel Dalembert spent the entire fourth quarter on the bench for the Sixers in Sunday's win over the Heat.
ET Chris Webber hit 5-of-13 shots and had 10 points, 11 rebounds and four assists before being benched for the fourth quarter of Sunday's win.
Webber, who is essentially playing on one leg despite last year's great season, is a perfect Isiah player in that he's getting old, has bad legs and is usually controversial.
fantasybasketball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=NBA&id=263   (361 words)

 CNNSI.com - Pro Basketball - Webber indicted on charges of lying to grand jury - Tuesday September 10, 2002 10:12 PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
DETROIT (AP) -- Chris Webber was indicted on charges he lied to a grand jury about his dealings with a University of Michigan booster who admits lending the NBA star $280,000 while he was still an amateur.
Webber, who led Michigan's "Fab Five" team to two NCAA title games, is in the second year of a $123 million, seven-year contract with the Sacramento Kings.
Webber told the Bee he was angered by the indictment of his father and aunt.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /basketball/news/2002/09/09/webber_indicted_ap   (909 words)

 Washingtonpost.com: Bullets' Fab Day Nets Webber, Howard
Webber's new contract is a one-year deal worth $2.08 million; this summer he will become a restricted free agent and the team will have the right to match any offer Webber might receive.
Webber had signed a one-year deal with an one-year escape clause for $2.08 million with Golden State late Wednesday, and shortly after it was announced, Golden State General Manager/Coach Don Nelson telephoned Nash to begin negotiations.
Webber and Howard were part of perhaps the greatest recruiting class in NCAA history — the Fab Five — and in their two years together, they led the Wolverines to back-to-back appearances in the NCAA finals.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/sports/wizards/longterm/1998/webber/articles/webb111894.htm   (1038 words)

 USATODAY.com - Kings star Webber indicted   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Webber, who led Michigan to the Final Four twice in the 1990s, was charged with obstruction of justice and making a false declaration before a grand jury, FBI spokeswoman Dawn Clenney said.
Webber, 29, testified before the grand jury in August 2000, and the indictment comes about a month after it was first reported he would be indicted.
The indictment contends that Webber, his father and aunt lied to the grand jury and conspired to conceal the cash, checks, clothing, jewelry and other benefits Martin gave them from the time Webber was in high school in 1988 until he turned pro in 1993.
www.usatoday.com /sports/basketball/nba/kings/2002-09-10-webber_x.htm   (331 words)

 chris` webber, human being
If you watch NBA basketball, you know that Chris Webber, the Sacramento Kings' power forward, is a magnificent athlete, one of the very few players capable of leading an NBA team in points, rebounds, and assists..
But some of Webber's problems seem less innocent: his arrest for marijuana possession while he was playing for the Wizards, for example, and his involvement with a Michigan booster who was allegedly paying off players.
Webber has said that he gets the greatest pleasure from showing his collection to children, and that he himself understands something more about it every time he does.
www.crispinsartwell.com /webber.htm   (729 words)

 Chris Webber : Sandbox.com - Chris Webber Biography from Sandbox.com
Chris Webber hit 5-of-13 shots and had 10 points, 11 rebounds and four assists before being benched for the fourth quarter of Sunday's win.
Chris Webber says he was "made to be a scapegoat" last season when he and Allen Iverson failed to show up on the bench on fan appreciation night.
Chris Webber and Allen Iverson will be fined for being late to Tuesday's game, and coach Mo Cheeks and GM Billy King were irate and seemingly distraught by the fact they showed up right at tipoff of tonight's game after being told they weren't playing.
fantasynews.sandbox.com /2005/news/content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=NBA&id=263   (811 words)

 All chris webber statistics, nba basketball, chris webber photos, biography!
Webber began the 1994-95 season amid the controversy and publicity of a big trade, drifted out of the limelight with a weak Washington team, and finished with a strong string of games.
Webber also exercised a clause in his contract that allowed him to become a restricted free agent...When differences between Webber and Nelson couldn t be settled, the Warriors traded the young player to Washington on November 17 in exchange for forward Tom Gugliotta and three first-round draft picks.
Webber stepped right in and had an outstanding first season, averaging 17.5 points on.552 shooting from the field and helping the Warriors to a 50-32 record and a playoff berth.
www.1starsearch.com /bios/chris_webber.htm   (854 words)

 A `desperate' man: nine years into his career, Kings forward Chris Webber knows this season represents his first real ...
Webber describes himself as a "night owl" on most occasions, but he wanted to make last postseason different, so he tucked himself into bed as early as possible.
Webber is only 29, but he realizes this Kings team is the best he has been on and could be the group that changes those postseason blemishes on his career record.
Webber had sat out the first 20 games after spraining his left ankle in the preseason, but in his absence, the Kings ran circles around the league, posting a 15-5 record.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_10_226/ai_83794040   (862 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Chris Webber   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Chris Webber, of the Philadelphia 76ers, is getting ready to debut his new basketball themed restaurant called Center Court with C Webb.
Nevertheless, Webber is still considered one of the better players in the league, averaging 22.1 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game in his career.
Shortly after a witness died, Webber pled guilty to lying about his role in a scandal in which four players, including himself, were accused of accepting money from a school booster while playing for the Michigan Wolverines.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/chris_webber   (1471 words)

 Chris Webber Unleashed
The number one player in the nation was Chris Webber, he also signed with the same college, along with best friend and another star out of the state of Michigan Jalen Rose.
Chris Webber, Huwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson were soon nicknamed, THE FAB 5.
Webber was drafted by the Orlando Magic, and of course was excited about playing along side Shaq, but bout an hour later was traded on the spot in the draft to the Golden State Warriors for Penny Hardaway.
members.tripod.com /~webber43/fab5.html   (714 words)

 ESPN.com: NBA - Webber pleads to lesser charge, should avoid jail time
DETROIT -- On the eve of his federal perjury trial, Sacramento Kings forward Chris Webber pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge of criminal contempt in a deal that is expected to allow him to avoid prison time.
Webber had been charged with lying to a grand jury about money authorities say he received from former Michigan basketball booster Ed Martin.
Webber, who is in the second year of a 7-year, $123-million contract with the Kings, has denied taking anything of significant value from Martin.
espn.go.com /nba/news/2003/0714/1580517.html   (641 words)

 SacObserver.com [SPORTS] Chris Webber Traded To Philadelphia
The Chris Webber era came to an end Wednesday night when the Sacramento Kings traded the power forward to the Philadelphia 76ers in a six-player deal.
Webber, Matt Barnes, and Michael Bradley were exchanged for forwards Brian Skinner, Kenny Thomas, and Corliss Williamson who started his NBA career in Sacramento 10 years ago.
Despite personal dilemmas off the court, Webber was a pillar in the Sacramento valley as the forward devoted whatever time he could spare to youth activities and community organizations.
www.sacobserver.com /sports/022405/chris_webber_traded.shtml   (925 words)

 Turn the heat off Webber - Chris Webber - Column Sporting News, The - Find Articles
Chris Webber played by the rules, and you don't fault somebody for playing by the rules.
Webber came out of Michigan after his sophomore year and signed a contract with the Warriors that was worth $70 million or something well into the next century.
Webber risks some kind of terrible injury, a point that was accentuated last week when he suffered a dislocated left shoulder in his first game against the Warriors and is out six to eight weeks.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_n1_v219/ai_16045671   (956 words)

 cbs5.com - Chris Webber To Open Sacramento Restaurant
Webber has had his hand in every aspect of the restaurant from the layout, to picking out colors.
Webber has been working on the restaurant since 2003, long before he was traded.
Webber also says he is not concerned about the possibility of the Kings leaving Sacramento.
cbs5.com /topstories/local_story_004000951.html   (363 words)

 USATODAY.com - Thomas meets with Webber's family   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Webber did not attend the gathering, but Thomas said "all the right people were there." Thomas added he has spoken with Webber by telephone "several" times over the past two weeks.
Thomas said Webber, the NBA's most prominent free agent this summer, sees the Pacers as a team that could contend for a championship if he were to join it — without the loss of its most prominent players.
Thomas said Webber called him July 1, the first day teams were permitted to talk with free agents, and the two have spoken by telephone several times since then.
www.usatoday.com /sports/nba/pacers/2001-07-16-webber.htm   (473 words)

 Sacramento Kings, Chris Webber, Brad Miller, National Basketball Association - CBS SportsLine.com
Webber's much-anticipated suspension was the final development in a tumultuous week for the league-leading Kings, who also lost center Brad Miller for at least four games when he sprained his foot during the All-Star Game.
Webber was the Kings' leader in scoring, rebounding and assists last season, but he hasn't played since tearing cartilage in his left knee during the second round of last season's playoffs.
Webber's teammates remained solidly behind the $127 million power forward, but fans flooded the team's flagship radio station with phone calls expressing the betrayal they felt from Webber's drug suspension.
cbs.sportsline.com /nba/story/7095962   (667 words)

 Chris Webber | Official Site of BBallOne.com
This site also has a detailed biography on Chris Webber and how he made it to become the great NBA basketball player that he is, it has tons of facts about Chris Webber and his career through the NBA.
Chris Webber is an excellent player and will continue on improving.
Chris Webber is also a great asset to his Sacramento team.
www.bballone.com /chrisw/chriswebber.html   (156 words)

 MOSAEC Sports-Chris Webber
Webber’s musical interest was cultivated in the church and by his mom, Doris, who gave voice and piano lessons on the side and played for the church choir.
After his basketball career is over, Webber would like to involve himself in the music industry somehow, either “finding talent or working with talent.” He’s already explored the artist side of the industry, releasing the hip-hop CD 2 Much Drama in 1999.
Webber’s improvement of his overall game on the hardcourt is not the only time in his life in which he’s established a goal and set about accomplishing it.
www.mosaec.com /mosaec/sports/sports_cwebber.htm   (1245 words)

 Sacramento Kings - Should the Kings trade Chris Webber
Webber would change that, perhaps giving the Pistons enough of an inside presence to win the East.
Why the Kings might do it: If Webber, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett and Jermaine O'Neal are the first echelon of power forwards in the NBA, Brand (24) is at the top of the list for the second echelon.
The Kings would have to adjust their offense a bit to accommodate Brand, who's not the passer Webber is, but their rebounding and defense wouldn't suffer.
www.insidehoops.com /kings-webber-b-020104.shtml   (1547 words)

 MOSAEC BackTalk Chris Webber: New Jack Renaissance Man
Chris started his collection of historical artifacts with a photo that reflected a symbol of his dad's upbringing in the segregated South.
The article on Chris Webber was indeed a refreshing change from all the negative images that have surrounded, not only him, but others in the limelight as well.
I have been a Chris Webber Fan for many years and love learning about this incredibly talented and giving man. His depth of character and philanthropy are so inspiring.
www.mosaec.com /backtalk_cwebber.htm   (1053 words)

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