Report: Chris Webber, TNT split ahead of NBA playoffs

With the NBA playoffs days away, TNT and longtime analyst Chris Webber have reportedly parted ways. 

The New York Post reports that Webber and the network agreed to a split on Thursday. Webber and TNT did not conduct negotiations on a new contract leading up to the split, according to the report. 

Webber had worked as a color commentator and occasional studio analyst at TNT since 2008. He joined the network shortly after the conclusion of his 15-season NBA career. 

Webber was one of the network's lead in-game analysts along with fellow ex-NBA player Reggie Miller, frequently calling games alongside play-by-play commentators Marv Albert and Brian Anderson. The news broke during Thursday's TNT broadcast of a game between the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers called by Albert and Miller.

With a busy slate of playoff basketball scheduled to start May 22, it's not clear who will fill the void left in Webber's reported absence. 

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