Fab Five legend, NBA All-Star Chris Webber part of 2021 Hall of Fame class
Michigan legend Chris Webber is now a Hall of Famer.
This week the Basketball Hall of Fame announced that Webber, who was a member of Michigan’s Fab Five and went on to be an NBA All-Star, will be part of the 2021 induction class. The Detroit native was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1993 NBA Draft.
Webber was part of Michigan’s legendary Fab Five team that featured Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson. He helped lead the Wolverines to back-to-back appearances to the national championship game in 1992 and 1993.
After his time at Michigan, Webber went on to enjoy a 15-year career in the NBA and was a five-time All-Star. He was three times named to the All-NBA second-team and was once an All-NBA first-team selection. Webber was also selected to the All-NBA third-team once.
Webber is most remembered for his time with the Sacramento Kings, suiting up for the franchise from 1998-2005. All but one of his All-Star appearances came while in Sacramento. He also had stops with the Golden State Warriors (1993-94, 2008), Washington Bullets/Wizards (1994-98), Philadelphia 76ers (2005-07) and Detroit Pistons (2007).
During his career, Webber scored 17,182 points, grabbed 8,124 rebounds and dished out 3,526 assists. That averages out to nearly a double-double for his career, posting 20.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.
Other members of the Basketball Hall of Fame class include players Paul Pierce, Chris Bosh, Ben Wallace; coaches Rick Adelman, Jay Wright and Bill Russell; and WNBA players Yolanda Griffith and Lauren Jackson.