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This Date in Kings History: Kings Acquire Webber

On May 14, 1998, the Sacramento Kings acquired Chris Webber from the Washington Wizards.
by Jason Wise
Director, Digital

Chris Webber's era in Sacramento saw the team's greatest achievements on the court, ultimately coming one win short of a berth in the NBA finals.

On this day 17 years ago, the Kings acquired the mult-time All-Star and former No. 1 overall pick in exchange for another franchise legend in Mitch Richmond and forward Otis Thorpe.

With the Kings, Webber averaged 23.5 points per game in the regular season and 21.7 PPG over 53 playoff games.

Teammates Reflect on Webber


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