If you're A.I.'s valet, be the best one you can be
The Big Redhead discusses, among other things, Chris Webber's need for an attitude adjustment with the 76ers.
To keep this lilting ship from sinking, the responsibility to change falls squarely on Webber. For the first time in his career, he's the lower-level player on his team, and it's his duty and obligation to do whatever it takes. Webber now assumes the role of Allen Iverson's valet. In the end, if it doesn't work, Iverson ultimately will be held accountable, as he was for the Olympic collapse. That's the burden of being the best.
But the 76ers need Webber to make some sort of positive contribution right now for this team to step up the ladder.
Webber can whine and complain all he wants about the fans being tough in Philadelphia, but fans everywhere are tough. Heck, he was even booed in Sacramento, where the Kings' fans are about as kind and loyal as it gets. All fans want one thing and that's supreme effort and an athlete playing his best, because a player's best is always good enough.
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