Report: Webber will be elected to Hall of Fame with 2021 class
Chris Webber will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the 2021 class, according to The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears.
Paul Pierce and Ben Wallace are among those who are also reportedly getting the call this year. The 2021 class will be officially announced Sunday.
After serving as a key member of the "Fab Five" at Michigan, Webber went on to have a strong professional career following his No. 1 selection in the 1993 NBA Draft.
The Detroit native is best known for his seven seasons with the Sacramento Kings, during which he earned four of his five career All-Star appearances and averaged 23.5 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game.
Webber played 15 years in the NBA with the Kings, Golden State Warriors, Washington Bullets/Wizards, Philadelphia 76ers, and Detroit Pistons.