Marvin Webster ‘The Human Eraser’

Marvin Webster was a center known for his shot-blocking excellence, and he earned his nickname ‘The Human Eraser’ at Morgan State University as a junior when he averaged eight blocked shots per game.

7’1″ Webster is best remembered for his performance in the Seattle Supersonics’ 1978 playoff run, where his opposing centers included Los Angeles Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Denver Nugget Dan Issel and Washington Bullet Wes Unseld, all whom are in the Hall of Fame.  For the 22 playoff games run, Webster averaged 16.1 points, 13.1 rebounds, and 2.6 blocks.

 

 

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