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Book on the Fab Five scheduled for October release

In recent time Jalen Rose has looked to the glorious past to educate us youngsters on one of basketball’s most notorious stories: The Fab Five. Now, it is being reported that he has taken some time away from wielding a baseball bat during Grantland podcasts and serving as an analyst during the NBA Finals to put those Michigan glory days down on the page. The Detroit News reported...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq Week: The Dynamic Duo of Shaq and Penny

The duo of Shaq and Penny started off in the movie Blue Chips with Butch McCray and Neon Boudeaux. While on set for the movie, Shaq was mesmerized by Hardaway and wanted the Magic to draft Hardaway in the 1993 NBA Draft. The Magic ended up drafting Chris Webber, but he was traded to the Golden State for Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway.  With Shaq and Penny as the cornerstones of the...
Via The Front Office News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Webber compares NCAA system to slavery after NLRB decision

Former Michigan and NBA star and current TNT analyst Chris Webber isn’t mincing words when it comes to the NCAA. TMZ approached Webber (with WNBA player Tamika Catchings) at the Los Angeles airport to ask for his perspective on the National Labor Relations Board deciding to dismiss Northwestern football players’ petition to unionize, and Webber responded by comparing the NCAA...
Via Awful Announcing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Memorable Superdome moments, No. 8: Chris Webber's mistaken timeout in NCAA title game vs. UNC

Michigan's Chris Webber called timeout in waning moments; UNC won national title
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
July 30, 2015

The Missing Rings: The 2002 Sacramento Kings

Background: After a 55 win season in 2001 the Sacramento Kings looked to take the next big leap and bring home a Championship to the City of Trees. Yet after a season that saw them swept by their hated in state rivals the Los Angeles Lakers four games to none in the semifinals, GM Geoff Petrie shook up the core of the team’s foundation in the off season. Petrie would trade fan...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Shaquille O’Neal lifts weights, Chris Webber…yep

thesportsfanjournal.com During a recent workout, Shaquille O’Neal needed some extra weight for his cable row.  So naturally, he tossed TNT colleague Chris Webber on the weight and proceeded with his routine. Webber, who looks lighter than his listed weight of 245 during his playing days, still contributed his massive ego to Shaq’s lifting cause. A video posted by Chris...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber and Jalen Rose just can’t get right

So the latest jabs have been thrown by two of the historic Fab Five members. Pretty much Webber used subliminal text to call Rose a clown and Rose held no punches saying Webber is delusional and needs to man up. If you didn’t see or hear the indirect trade off click the links below. Chris Webber’s words. Jalen Rose’s words. Being a kid in the era of the Fab Five it is sad...
Via The Front Office News
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

LB talks Fab Five on Prime Cut on Yahoo Sports Radio

On Thursday I joined “Prime Cut” with hosts Sean Salisbury and John Granato on Yahoo Sports Radio to talk about the Fab Five back-and-forth between Chris Webber and Jalen Rose. You know the story — Webber went on “The Dan Patrick Show” and indirectly trashed Rose over the way the “Fab Five” documentary was done....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose slams Chris Webber for Fab Five comments

Former Michigan Wolverines star and Fab Five member Chris Webber sounded off on his former teammates, saying they exaggerated their importance on the team. After hearing the comments, it didn’t take long for some of those players to fire back. Jalen Rose held back no punches when he responded to the claims to Larry Brown Sports. It was clear that Rose was not happy with being thrown...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Jalen Rose-Chris Webber feud kicks up a few notches

Back in 2013 when Michigan was playing in the NCAA Tournament Championship Game, Jalen Rose was extending public olive branches to Chris Webber to reunite him with his Fab Five brethren.  Rose said that he and Webber and the rest of the group all loved each other like brothers. Two years later and Rose and Webber are now taking part in a very public and increasingly nasty family...
Via Awful Announcing
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Rose responds to Webber: He ‘is delusional and still in denial’

Jalen Rose heard all about Chris Webber’s passive-aggressive shots at him over the “Fab Five” documentary and responded Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Webber, now an analyst for Turner Sports, joined “The Dan Patrick Show” and said he “wasn’t too thrilled” with the film, which was put together largely by Rose and the other three...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Webber seems upset with way Rose did ‘Fab Five’ documentary

The most notable player from Michigan’s heralded “Fab Five” is not too happy with the “30 for 30″ documentary that told the group’s story. Chris Webber did an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” Wednesday and talked about the film, which was put together by Fab Five member Jalen Rose, who is now an analyst...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber took a shot at Jalen Rose over Fab Five documentary

Former Fab Five teammates Chris Webber and Jalen Rose haven’t been seeing eye to eye for a few years, and the issues may not be resolved any time soon. Webber was on The Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday, and said some things about the Fab Five 30 for 30 that seemed directly aimed at Rose. “A lot of people…after they retire or they’re looking for a job or they want to be relevant…they...
Via Awful Announcing
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Former Michigan Star Chris Webber Discusses Fab Five, Thinks Ex-Teammates Exaggerate Their Importance

Former NBA and Michigan basketball star Chris Webber went on The Dan Patrick Show Wednesday morning.  The current NBA analyst for Turner Sports discussed a number of things with Dan Patrick, including, most notably, his time with the Wolverines and ESPN’s 30 for 30 “Fab Five” documentary, which Webber was not a part of. While on that topic, Webber seemed to criticize some...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: David Blatt tried to call timeout when he had none at end of game four

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt almost pulled a Chris Webber in the closing second of the Cavs/Bulls game four. After the Bulls scored to tie up the game, Blatt came onto the floor and called for a timeout (see video below). Luckily for the Cavs, the refs didn’t see the timeout call and Tyronn Lue made the assist of the playoffs for the Cavs by tackling Blatt back to the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: David Blatt tried to call timeout when he had none left

Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt almost pulled a Chris Webber in the closing second of the Cavs/Bulls game four. After the Bulls scored to tie up the game, Blatt came onto the floor and called for a timeout (see video below). Luckily for the Cavs, the refs didn’t see the timeout call and Tyronn Lue made the assist of the playoffs for the Cavs by tackling Blatt back to the...
Via Bloguin Best
May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Chris Webber Take A Shot At His Former Fab Five Teammate Jalen Rose?

Chris Webber was on the call during the Chicago Bulls’ Game 1 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Webber, who has quickly become on the NBA’s best broadcasters, may have dropped a subtle jab at Jalen Rose, his former Michigan teammate. Near the end Monday’s game on TNT, Jimmy Butler rolled his right ankle after landing on LeBron James’ foot. While […] The post Did Chris...
Via Diehardsport
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

AA Podcast #115 – Chris Webber

It’s NBA Playoffs time and we’re joined once again by NBA on TNT and NBATV analyst Chris Webber. The former All-Star has seen quite the rise in his broadcast career over the last 12 months as he’s now the lead NBA game analyst for Turner Sports working this postseason with Marv Albert. We chat with Chris about his broadcast career and the NBA Playoffs. Topics include… ...
Via Awful Announcing
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Big Names: Chris Webber, Doug Flutie, NBC NASCAR Hires

Chris Webber will be Turner Sports’ top NBA game analyst during the postseason. In other news, Doug Flutie will again serve as a Notre Dame game analyst, and NBC Sports has hired a pair of NASCAR broadcasters. Webber Gets Top Spot on TNT NBA Roster TNT NBA analyst Chris Webber will work alongside Marv Albert [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Your NBA Announcing Schedule for 4/7 – 4/12

Tuesday, April 7 San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber Los Angeles Lakers at Los Angeles Clippers (TNT 10:30 pm) Kevin Harlan, Mike Fratello Wednesday, April 8 Boston Celtics at Detroit Pistons  (ESPN 7 pm) Mark Jones, Doug Collins Phoenix Suns at Dallas Mavericks (ESPN 9:30 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson Thursday, April...
Via Awful Announcing
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Vote for the NCAA Tournament Announcer Power Rankings

This year we are turning our trusty NCAA Tournament Announcer Power Rankings over to the voice that really matters – you.  The first weekend of March Madness is in the books and just the top four broadcast teams below will call Sweet 16 games.  But before they do, we want your grades on the 8 new broadcast teams assembled by Turner Sports and CBS for the 2015 edition of the NCAA...
Via Awful Announcing
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Contrary To Popular Belief, Kansas Is Not Ducking Wichita State

Yesterday during Wichita State’s narrow victory over Indiana, CBS analyst Chris Webber joked (?) that Kansas was scared to play Wichita State and that the Jayhawks were ducking the Shockers. Joke or not, that sentiment has poured out of Wichita (conveniently only in the last couple years) and now the national media seems to be grabbing that story. However, this simply isn’t true...
Via Bloguin Best
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Contrary To Popular Belief, Kansas Is Not Ducking Wichita State

Yesterday during Wichita State’s narrow victory over Indiana, CBS analyst Chris Webber joked (?) that Kansas was scared to play Wichita State and that the Jayhawks were ducking the Shockers. Joke or not, that sentiment has poured out of Wichita (conveniently only in the last couple years) and now the national media seems to be grabbing that story. However, this simply isn’t true...
Via The Student Section
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Primer: NCAA tournament time, TV and streaming information

Indiana will open the NCAA tournament against Wichita State in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday at approximately 2:45 p.m. ET. The game will be televised on CBS and Marv Albert, Chris Webber, Len Elmore and Craig Sager will handle broadcasting duties. Indiana-Wichita State is part of Fridays’s first session ticket at the CenturyLink Center. If Indiana […] The post Primer: NCAA tournament...
Via Inside the Hall
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber to Call NCAA Tournament For First Time

CBS and Turner Sports announced the rest of its NCAA Tournament team on Wednesday, with a notable newcomer. TNT NBA analyst Chris Webber will work alongside Marv Albert and Len Elmore on NCAA Tournament coverage this year, the first time he has been part of the broadcast team. Albert worked with Steve Kerr in previous [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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