Webber adds drama to Eastern Conference

Updated: February 28, 2005, 4:56 PM ET
By Tim Legler | ESPN Insider
Allen Iverson must feel like a kid on Christmas morning.

Imagine coming down the stairs and finding the Atlantic division title wrapped under the tree in a box measuring 6-foot-10 and weighing 260 lbs. Those dimensions are precisely what Chris Webber will bring to the Philadelphia 76ers.

In a city still reeling from a fourth consecutive year of watching the Eagles come up short in their bid for a Super Bowl title, Iverson and the Sixers have been given newfound energy and an almost certainty that they will extend their season into May.


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Tim Legler

NBA studio analyst
Former NBA player Tim Legler joined ESPN in 2000 as a studio analyst for ESPNEWS. Legler also appears regularly as an analyst of ESPN2's NBA Fastbreak. Legler played for five NBA teams -- the Suns, Jazz, Warriors, Mavericks and Wizards.

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