Swingman at a new position

Martell Webster’s ten-year NBA career has been interrupted several times by injuries; he missed almost half of last season with a herniated disk in his lower back. The Washington Wizards, his third team, are sticking by him, though, and once this roundball stuff wears out, well, he’s already got a respectable fallback position:

Says Webster:

You know, being an athlete doesn’t last forever. It’s a small period of your lifetime. Going through injury allowed me to view and get a different perspective on who I am as a human being. It’s molded me into the person I am today. I actually thank those injuries because they’ve helped mold me and change my way of thinking.

We of course wish him well, with the possible exception of two games against the Thunder.