Chris Webber didn't know Jalen Rose would interview him: 'We got to go into a room & talk'

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Chris Webber was on the Dan Patrick show Thursday morning, and said he didn't know Jalen Rose was going to interview him with Maria Taylor on Sunday on ESPN.

He said that it was a good moment, but he and Jalen still need to get into a room and hash things out.

"I didn't know he was going to interview me. Thought Maria was. ... He knows, we got to go into a room and talk, fight, wrestle, something. ... That was the first time we talked. It was an awesome moment."

The Webber and Rose families are close, as the friendship dates back to their teenage years, before they ran the Detroit high school basketball scene and became two of the legendary Fab Five Michigan basketbal

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On Sunday, Rose and Webber put aside their differences, at least for a few minutes publicly, as Rose congratulated Webber for being elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in the Class of 2021.

[ Chris Webber's revolution of Michigan basketball made him a star, and now a Hall of Famer ]

"I love you my brother. Congratulations," Rose said, noting the two started playing together when they were 13. "You made it to the Hall of Fame. Well deserved."

"Jalen Anthony Rose, it's crazy, man," Webber said. "And thank God for your beautiful, wonderful mother, cause you know what she did for me."

Rose's mother, Jeanne, passed away in February from lung cancer at 79 years old, with Rose paying tribute to her and his 103-year-old grandmother who died in September, in an emotional moment on live television on Mother's Day.

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This article originally appeared on Detroit Free Press: Chris Webber didn't know Jalen Rose was going to interview him on ESPN