After being named the top high school player in the country in 1991, Webber was selected with the No. 1 overall pick of the 1993 NBA Draft after two seasons playing with the ‘Fab Five’ at the University of Michigan.
After being traded to the Washington Wizards, Webber started a streak of nine straight seasons averaging 20 or more points per game in 1994-95. This streak traveled to Sacramento, home of the best basketball of Webber’s career. During six-plus seasons with the Kings, Webber averaged 23.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.5 steals and 1.5 blocks. He was named to four All-Star teams, five All-NBA squads and grabbed the most rebounds in the NBA during the 1998-99 season.
Webber joined the Turner family in 2008 and appears regularly on NBA on TNT, NBA TV, Players Only and more. Aside from basketball, Webber produces films under his Webber/Gilbert company with documentarian Peter Gilbert. He is also one half of Beat Brothers, a music production duo with brother David Ranier.