publication date: Thursday, June 2, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Sports

clue: This Detroit native overcame a college championship blunder to become one of Philly's star players. Who's the former King?

explanation: Webber, born in Detroit, first gained fame when he illegally called time-out in a college championship game and the resulting foul handed victory to his opponents. A former player for the Sacramento Kings, he played for the Philadelphia 76ers at the time this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Chris McKinnon, Mihai Rusu, Jackie Mason, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Bob Miller, Derrek White, and Mike Miller

player landmarks: This was the last goo solved by Mike Miller.

trivia: Though Webber was not officially a "king" goo, Scott couldn't resist the phrasing.

This goo represented Kris Weberg in "Don't I Know You from Somewhere?" Week. Each goo was named after a Funeratic site member.



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