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Chris Webber
Chris Webber
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Born: 03/01/73
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:244 lbs. / 111.1 kg.
Earnings: $178,230,697 ($253,151,354*)
Chris Webber, a former five-time NBA All Star, has joined Atlanta-based management consulting firm Yardstick Management as a partner. Webber will serve as head of strategic partnerships and as an image consultant. Yardstick was founded in 2012 and provides consulting services in the areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; executive coaching; executive search; and school management, among other areas. The Black-owned company’s team of 15 consultants have completed engagements with numerous leading corporations, including Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, and LinkedIn. Yardstick also works with government agencies, municipalities, and higher education institutions.
After a 15-year career in the NBA, playing for the Sacramento Kings, the Washington Wizards, the Philadelphia 76ers, and the Golden State Warriors, Webber established his own multimedia production company with Directors Guild of America and Emmy Award-winner, Peter Gilbert. Additionally, as made it a pivotal point in his career to give back to underprivileged youth and their families through his various foundations and to provide mentorship and encouragement to residents of his hometown, Detroit, as well as to other cities across the United States.
GQ: When the Milwaukee Bucks decided not to play in their first-round game against the Orlando Magic, you gave a powerful monologue about marginalized communities in this country. What were you thinking before you started to speak? Chris Webber: I have to thank Turner for the opportunity because the way that it happened, we really have great relationships at work and the producer called me and he said ‘hey I know you’re passionate about this, do you want to say something here?’ I was getting ready for the game and I didn’t know there was a stoppage. I said yeah. He said ‘you’ve gotta get here in 15 minutes’. I was like there’s no way possible. I just got out of the shower, so that’s probably why I was sweating crazy on the show, but I’m thankful that he asked me. I ran over there.
Chris Webber: What was I thinking? I didn’t know what to think because I was just getting information and I was listening to the segment before with Chuck and Shaquille and those guys talking. So I was really just getting information piece by piece. I knew that the guys were gonna be criticized and I understand the game of narration in the sporting era, I’ve been part of it so long. I knew they weren’t gonna have any allies at the time. My parents have been involved in helping their communities, so we’ve had these conversations in my family for a long time. I understood that nobody ever plans an outburst. An outburst always comes out of pain. I just wanted to encourage them. They should use their passion to organize and hopefully there’s change. I just felt that this was an important moment in history and after all things that were going on, this was a perfect storm, and I just wanted to encourage them.