Apr 8, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; TNT broadcaster Chris Webber during the NBA game between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
It seems as if Chris Webber is making the advertising rounds lately.
The legendary Kings power forward recently stared in a Burger King commercial during March Madness (how they do a Burger King commercial without some type of Sacramento Kings reference is beyond me) and has continued with the acting chops, this time being featured in a Foot Locker commercial.
Centered around Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, the former Weber State product comments on the phone that he doesn’t want to be one of those players who doesn’t get a ring.
The camera then pans to his left where NFL greats Barry Sanders and LaDainian Tomlinson sit, glaring. Not wanting to upset them, Lillard then suggests he wasn’t talking about them but rather ring-less basketball players.
That’s where Webber makes his silent but awesome appearance, but seemingly is bested by Karl Malone when Lillard tells Webber he’s referring to players who made the NBA Finals over and over but couldn’t win.
Stings a bit, sure, but still rather amusing.
Nice to see Webber have a sense of humor about it all as well.