I like Jalen more every year. Hadn't seen this story posted, discussed.
Title almost says it all. Chris Webber and Rudy Tomjanovich are among the 10 men's finalists for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. They're both first-time finalists, with Webber in the player category, and Tomjanovich in the coaching category
Tomjanovich and Webber will learn whether they'll enter the Hall of Fame on Monday, April 3 at a press conference in Phoenix prior to the NCAA Men's Championship game. A finalist needs 18 of 24 votes from the Honors Committee for election into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
Two weekends ago I was helping out my dad cleaning out the basement and I found this Mall Poster and Ad with Michigan and Chris Webber from 1995. Nike did an series of ads for schools Like Michigan,UNC and others. This one was at the Footlocker at Belmont Mall in Detroit back in 1995. My brother worked there and he gave that to me one half of my birthday gift.
Chris Webber is writing a book and claims that the truth will come out in that book. I hope he comes clean and do whatever he needs to do to reconcile with the rest of Fab 5 and even UM BB program
Title says it all. Discuss.
PS. It would be great if this didn't become another discussion about how everyone feels about Webber's current relationship with Michigan but I know that is unlikely.
The quick and easy version:
-maybe the greatest passing big man ever
-played with style
-numbers say he belongs
-if the refs didn't rob him of a 2002 championship he is a lock
-very short prime
-shrank a bit in the playoffs
-may have been a lazy defender/rebounder and was somewhatbonehead mistake prone
Charles Woodson appeared on the Rich Eisen podcast this week. Pretty cool listen where Charles reflects on his NFL career. You can tell how much Rich loves Woodson in his post-interview exchange with his co-hosts.
Michigan related items: Rich reminisces about some various Michigan related memories like the 1997 National Championship season and how he experienced the Kordell Stewart Hail Mary. He talks to Charles about Tom Brady, the Tuck Rule play, Lloyd Carr, and even a "you can't have one without the other" mention. Charles also comments on Chris Webber and the end of his disassociation with Michigan.
And just because Rich jabs Peyton Manning for finishing 2nd in the Heisman: