Chris Webber returning to Sacramento attend Kings games, promote book

Apr 5, 2024, 9:12 AM

Chris Webber, speaks during the 2021Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony at Symphony ...

SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS - SEPTEMBER 11: Chris Webber, speaks during the 2021Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame ceremony at Symphony Hall on September 11, 2021 in Springfield, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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Chris Webber is coming back to Sacramento.

The Kings legend is returning to promote his memoir, “By God’s Grace” and check out a couple of games while he’s in town.

“My time in Sacramento holds a very special place in my heart,” Webber said in a press release announcing the appearances. “I am excited to connect with the fans and share my story with them.”

The first opportunity fans will have to meet Webber is on Thursday, April 11, for an intimate book reading and meet and greet at the Revival inside the Kimpton Sawyer. Tickets are currently available for $150.

On Saturday, April 13, the Guild Theater, 2828 35th St., will host Webber as part of the Oak Park Speaker Series. Tickets are currently available, starting at $75. After that event, he’ll appear at the River Cats game against the El Paso Chihuahuas to participate in a book signing and throw out the first pitch.

In between events, he’ll attend the Sacramento Kings’ final two home games on Friday, April 12, and Sunday, April 14, against the Phoenix Suns and Portland Trail Blazers. Fans will be able to purchase Webber’s book in the team’s store.

Traded from Washington to Sacramento in May of 1998, he averaged 23.5 points, 1.5 blocks, 1.5 steals, 4.8 assists and 10.6 rebounds over his seven seasons with the team. Over 17 years in the NBA, the former Rookie of the Year and five-time All-Star averaged 20.7 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. As the franchise player for the Kings, Chris Webber helped lead his teams to the postseason in each of his seven seasons in a Sacramento uniform.

Upcoming schedule for the Sacramento Kings

  • Sunday, April 7th – Sacramento Kings @ Brooklyn Nets – 4:30 p.m. PST
  • Tuesday, April 9th – Sacramento Kings @ Oklahoma City Thunder – 5 p.m. PST
  • Thursday, April 11th – Sacramento Kings vs. New Orleans Pelicans – 7 p.m. PST
  • Friday, April 12th – Sacramento Kings vs. Phoenix Suns – 7 p.m. PST

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