Originally written February 15, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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While Jeremy Lin is setting the world on fire and showing the world what an undrafted rookie can do, another one is riding off into the sunset. It has been a slow go to the end for Ben Wallace, but the end is nearing. Before playing in his 1,055th game of his career, the most by an undrafted player since the ABA-merger in 1977, Wallace announced that this season will be his last. Ben Wallace might be one of the most surprising players to come through NBA history. At one point, this starting All-Star center was considered a guard by the Boston Celtics and thrown on the trash heap for the Washington Bullets/Wizards to pick up. "It takes a special type of guy to stay at something long enough to make it to this level," Wallace told Noah Trister of the Associated Press. "A lot of times you're being told that you're too this, you're too that, you can't do this, you can't do that. "Once you get here, you want to be able to show everybody that you...
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  • yea it is time for Ben to call it quits. But he can be a teacher for the young guys on how to play defense. I would put him in the hall of fame. He has some talent, maybe not shooting but he is a master at defense during his time, yeah BEN
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