— Basketball HOF (@Hoophall) May 16, 2021
Webber has been on the ballot for the last several years not being able to make it.
Now the former star is in and there is no looking back.
“C-Webb” was a transcendent player at all levels.
His 17 seasons in the league were marred by controversies and injuries.
However, the dark times were met with outstanding, bright seasons.
The man was a finalist five times before he got in.
Whether it was first ballot, or the fifth one, he still achieved the highest honor in basketball.
Webber is talked about by some as a player that never fulfilled his true potential regardless of the reasoning.
However, when you look at his prime, he accomplished so much.
The man was a phenomenal superstar in this league for a decent amount of time.
CHRIS WEBBER is finally going into the Basketball Hall Of Fame! He was a Finalist for 5 STRAIGHT YEARS!!
◾ High School legend
◾ Fab Five
◾ NBA 1st Pick
◾ NBA Rookie Of The Year
◾ 5 x All-NBA
◾ Avg 20 & 10 over 15 seasons
— Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) May 16, 2021
He was a consistent 20 and 10 guy for about 10 years.
His highest finish in MVP voting was fourth back in the 2000-01 season.
Webber was an All-NBA member five times in his career, while making first team in 2001.
He was the Rookie of the Year in 1994 with the Golden State Warriors as well.
Webber ended up making five All-Star teams in his career, which is still impressive.
The accolades are huge, but there was something that made those achievements special.
It was the era he played in.
And he never backed down.
He has beaten Dirk in multiple playoff series and almost upset KG and his number one seeded Wolves in 2004.
Webber got that first team All-NBA honor over Garnett, Malone, and Dirk.
The position of power forward was difficult in that era, but Webber was a superstar nonetheless.
Webber has the distinction of being an actual cultural phenomenon.
The Fab Five is a name you hear and know exactly what it is and who they are.
They captivated the sports world in the 90s and paved the way for the next generation of athletes.
At the forefront of it all was Webber.
He was the best player on those National Title finalist teams at Michigan.
The breakup between Webber and Michigan was unfortunate, but the impact was unmatched.
He put them on the map with his attitude and play on the court.
The Fab Five was the catapult into a great superstar career.
King of Kings
The team you associate Webber with the most is the Sacramento Kings.
He spent seven seasons in California’s capital and was simply electrifying.
The 2002 team was the best team in the NBA that season and should have beaten the mighty Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.
That Kings team was robbed of a Finals appearance by shady officiating to say the least.
All in all, Webber was the face of this franchise without a doubt.
He led them to highs the franchise had rarely ever seen before.
Webber was a king on the court in more ways than one.