Pacers hope to salvage a split in four-game trip with win at Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings have a long way to go to shed their franchise's dismal reputation for defense, but they have made strides during a season-high win streak.They used their latest effort to overcome Rudy Gay's absence, and his status is unknown for Saturday night's visit from the Indiana Pacers.Sacramento (19-23) is currently allowing a league-high 107.4 points per game and hasn...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NBA No. 1 draft pick that won Rookie of the Year

Can you name the No. 1 picks of the NBA draft that also won Rookie of the Year?
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Your NBA announcing schedule for 1/18-23

​​Monday, January 18 New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies (ESPN 2:30 pm) Mark Jones, Jon Barry & Cassidy Hubbarth Orlando Magic at Atlanta Hawks (NBA TV 5 pm) Local ​Broadcast ​Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber & David Aldridge Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Clippers (TNT 10:30 pm) Brian Anderson, Reggie Miller...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Your NBA announcing schedule for 1/13-1/17

Wednesday, January 13Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Hubie Brown Miami Heat at Los Angeles Clippers (ESPN 10:30 pm) Mark Jones, Jeff Van Gundy, Mark Jackson Thursday, January 14Toronto Raptors vs Orlando Magic  (NBA TV 3 pm) Local Broadcast at O2 Arena, London Cleveland Cavaliers at San Antonio Spurs (TNT 8 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber & Craig Sager...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NBA Rookie of the Year

Can you name the 66 NBA Rookies of the Year since the award was first given out? An asterisk (*) denotes a season when two players won the honors.
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the number one overall pick in every NBA draft since 1985

Who are the number one overall draft picks from every NBA draft since the beginning of the lottery era (1985)?
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Basketball Hall of Fame alters eligibility rule

The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame is expected to shorten its eligibility timeline, allowing some players to be inducted earlier than expected.As it currently stands, a player must wait five full NBA seasons after retirement to become eligibility, but the new rule change would require a player to wait five calendar years instead. The new rule change is expected to have an immediate...
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December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Chris Webber stole Allen Iverson’s stuff

Chris Webber confessed to stealing Allen Iverson’s shoes on live TV. He also stole his last game worn jersey, dirty clothes and socks. Why? He’s a fan. He admired A.I. like one of us would. And knew his trade from the 76ers was comparable to Kobe Bryant leaving the Lakers or Tim Duncan the Spurs. So he snatched whatever he could from his locker, and he encourages current Lakers...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber predicts Sacramento's new arena will be 'great'

Sleep Train Arena wasn't always known by that name. When former Kings' star Chris Webber played in the building, it was called the Arco Arena.Soon, neither will exist. Sacramento is replacing Sleep Train Arena with the Golden 1 Center. When Webber returned to basketball arena for a recent broadcast of Kings-Knicks, he discussed his fond memories of playing in Arco Arena -- crediting...
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December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber advises Lakers to swipe Kobe's memorabilia

Since Kobe Bryant announced he will be retiring at the end of the season, the farewell tour is underway and will be coming to a city near you. Not only will it be a chance for fans to get their last glimpse of an NBA great, but it will also be the last opportunities for those who share the court with Bryant to play with and against him. For some of the young Lakers, it’s a chance...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber Sees Dwyane Wade Having the Longevity of a Tim Duncan

Dwyane Wade is less than two months away from turning 34 years old. The injuries and the wear-and-tear have piled up on Wade’s body as he plays through his 13th season in the NBA. What hasn’t changed however, is the fact that Wade remains the Miami Heat’s go-to player when they need it most—the veteran ranks second on the team in scoring with 17.1 points per game and second...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nike Releases Michigan Themed Air Max Shoe

While Michigan isn’t switching to Nike until next year, these re-issued Air Max Sensations, which Chris Webber made famous, have ‘Go Blue’ written all over them.  The shoe is out at select stores but there is no hard ‘release date’ yet. A photo posted by Street Gear (@streetgearnyc) on Nov 18, 2015 at 12:52pm PST [Sole Collector] Flip the page to see more Nike...
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November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Buckner, Chris Webber Among Athletes Haunted By Memorable Chokes (Videos)

Remember the last time the New York Mets won a World Series? Well, Boston Red Sox fans and Bill Buckner sure do. Buckner’s error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series is a memorable sports moment, but it is also one that has haunted Red Sox fans and Buckner ever since. That was far from the only performance that has haunted an athlete forever, though. From Wilt Chamberlain to Greg...
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Your Opening Week NBA Announcing Schedule

Tuesday, October 27 Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls (TNT 8 pm) Kevin Harlan, Reggie Miller & David Aldridge New Orleans Pelicans at Golden State Warriors (TNT 10:30 pm) Marv Albert, Chris Webber & Craig Sager Wednesday, October 28 ​​San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder (ESPN 8 pm) Mike Breen, Jeff Van Gundy & Doris Burke Minnesota Timberwolves at Los Angeles...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Webber goes off on Gottlieb when asked about Jalen Rose

Chris Webber has no interest in discussing his relationship with Jalen Rose. In an interview with Doug Gottlieb on CBS Sports Radio Thursday, Webber was more than happy to discuss the course he is going to be teaching at Wake Forest next year on sports, culture and business. But when Gottlieb asked a question about Rose, there was a long pause followed by a very angry C-Webb....
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Gottlieb Asked Chris Webber About Jalen Rose During A Radio Interview and Things Got Really Awkward

Chris Webber made an appearance on The Doug Gottlieb Show Thursday afternoon to talk about the masters class in Wake Forest’s documentary film program he’ll be teaching next fall.  @realchriswebber     During the interview, Gottlieb asked Webber about his former Michigan teammate, Jalen Rose.  Then things got awkward. Here’s the interview, as transcribed by Deadspin...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

This Doug Gottlieb interview with Chris Webber got really awkward when Jalen Rose came up

Chris Webber’s longtime feud with former Michigan Wolverines teammate Jalen Rose is back in the headlines once again after the former’s interview with Doug Gottlieb of CBS Sports. Webber and Rose traded shots through the media earlier this year, which was a rare instance of acknowledgement of the bad blood that exists between the former Fab Five members.  Although Rose has never...
Via Awful Announcing
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber still doesn’t want to talk about Jalen Rose

I think we all know that the relationship between Chris Webber and Jalen Rose is still kind of on the rocky side. You would think that after all these years, these two men would be able to squash all of this. Rose has talked about the situation and wants them to be cool, but it seems like Webber is not trying to hear it. But if you were wondering where the two stand at this moment...
Via No Guts, No Glory
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber refuses to talk about Jalen Rose

AP It was announced a few days ago that former Michigan Fab Fiver and NBAer Chris Webber will be teaching a masters class at Wake Forest focusing on “sports, race and society”.  Webber went on Doug Gottlieb’s radio show Thursday to talk about his new gig and other college basketball matters. Toward the end of the interview, Gottlieb asked Webber about former Michigan teammate...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber to teach master’s course in sports storytelling at Wake Forest

Graduate students in the Wake Forest new masters of arts in sports storytelling program could have a former NBA All-Star and current Turner Sports analyst as their teacher next fall. Chris Webber will be a professor of practice in this new course of study that is part of the university’s documentary film program. According to the Associated Press, he will teach a course on sports...
Via Awful Announcing
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber to teach at Wake Forest

Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber is going to be a teacher at Wake Forest, according to Webber will teach in Wake Forest’s new master of arts sports storytelling program.  He will be a professor of practice in the university’s documentary film program.  Webber will teach a sports, race and society course when the program begins in the fall of 2016. Webber made five...
Via Sports-Glory
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Professor C-Webb: Former NBA star to teach at Wake Forrest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber has a new job: teacher.Wake Forest University announced Monday that Webber will teach a course in its new master of arts in sports storytelling program.Webber will be a professor of practice in the program that is part of the university's documentary film program. He will teach a class on sports, race and society.Webber was...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Webber to teach master's class at Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Former NBA All-Star Chris Webber has a new job: teacher. Wake Forest University announced Monday that Webber will teach a course in its new master of arts in sports storytelling program. Webber will be a professor of practice in the program that is part of the university's documentary film program. He will teach a class on sports, race and society. Webber...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose believes he and Chris Webber will be friends again someday

Jalen Rose is an optimist, which is one reason why he’s been so successful on TV and radio. One of the casualties of the 1990s Michigan basketball scandal in which booster Ed Martin was revealed to have paid several players — other than, you know, Michigan having to forfeit every win the program had from the 1991-92 season and from 1995 to 1999, also vacating two Final Four...
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October 08, 2015  |  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
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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