Found February 27, 2013 on
Foot don’t lie.
Rasheed Wallace, who returned to the NBA this season after two years on the sidelines, is done for the season and possibly for his career after suffering a fractured fifth metatarsal in his left foot. The Knicks big man will undergo surgery and need eight weeks to recover, The New York Daily News’ Frank Isola reports, which would place his return sometime around late April at the earliest. That would be sometime around the late first round or early second round of the playoffs.
This could spell the end of the 38-year-old’s career. Wallace, who would yell his trademark “Ball don’t lie!” when an opponent missed a free throw after a dubious shooting foul, has been fairly durable in his career, but he was visibly out of shape for much of the 2009-10 season with the Celtics and his slowness in returning to the court is believed to be related to concerns about his conditioning.
Wallace appeared in 20 games this season for the Knicks, averaging 7.2 points and 4.2 rebounds i...
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Rasheed Wallace's season is over.
The New York Knicks forward is out eight weeks with a broken foot that will require season-ending surgery, according to the New York Times' Howard Beck. This is a real-life blow -- not a fantasy one.
Wallace, at 38, no longer was the fantasy force of the past. In 20 games, he averaged 7.2 points, 4.2 rebounds and .8 blocks while playing...
The New York Knicks said Wednesday new X-rays of Rasheed Wallace's left foot showed a broken bone, and he is expected to miss another eight weeks, possibly ending his comeback season.
The forward will have surgery this week, damaging news for a team that has missed his play off the bench.
''It's somewhat a blow because I mean he's gone through so much work to...
According to the New York Times, New York Knicks player Rasheed Wallace will miss the remainder of the season due to surgery on his left foot. An X-ray revealed that [...]
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Rasheed Wallace will undergo surgery on his injured foot.
Hours before Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors dropped 54 points on the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden, Mike Woodson spoke with the media New York about suffering a major loss. Yes, the Knicks would go on to beat the Warriors, but Woodson’s pre-game defeat focused instead on the left foot of Rasheed Wallace.
His season is likely over. But what about Wallace’s...