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Chris Webber talks about playing in today's NBA


With the way the game is today - up and down, free-flowing - a guy like Chris Webber would undoubtedly thrive. So when Matt Barnes asked him about how he would fit with today's NBA, a single smirk was enough.

I'd love to play today. When I played, the big man couldn't even lead the 3 on 2 drill down the court.

Chris Webber, All The Smoke

A 6-9 all-around stretch four is a must-have in the NBA today. If he's as versatile as C-Webb was, you're looking at the franchise-type player. And Webber undoubtedly had the talent for it. Over his 15-year NBA career, he averaged 20.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, and 4.2 assists on 47.9% from the floor, and he did it as an old-school power forward - underutilized compared to guys of his size and skill-set in the league today.

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