Looking Back at the NBA Careers of the Michigan Fab Five

Posted: 5th December 2009 by Mike B. in NBA
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In the early 90's, college basketball fans got the opportunity to see one of the greatest recruiting classes of all time: the University of Michigan's Fab Five. This quintetùmade up of Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jacksonùamazingly reached the NCAA championship game as freshmen and sophomores and set the popular trend of wearing baggy shorts and black socks. The class was chronicled in Mitch Albom's book "Fab Five: Basketball, Trash Talk, The American Dream", a book you won't be able to put down. Each member of the team enjoyed success on the college level, however, their professional careers differed significantly from one another's. á Chris Webber Webber was the first one of the group to enter the NBA. He was selected by the Orlando Magic with the No. ...

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