Posted September 25, 2013 on AP on Fox
Former Detroit star Rasheed Wallace rejoined the Pistons on Wednesday as a player development coach. The team also added Henry Bibby and Maz Trakh as assistant coaches. Wallace spent five seasons with Detroit. He helped the Pistons to the 2004 championship and averaged more than 14 points in his career. He joins Bernard Smith on the player development staff. He finished his career last season with New York. Bibby spent the past five seasons on the Memphis Grizzlies' coaching staff and was an assistant for the Philadelphia 76ers under current Pistons head coach Maurice Cheeks. Trakh was an assistant coach the past three years with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

It’s official: That’s Coach Rasheed Wallace to you

You can just call him coach. We’d known for a while Rasheed Wallace was going to be hired by the Detroit Pistons as a coach and he had been working with players at the Pistons’ facilities prior to training camp opening next week. Now it’s official the Pistons announced — Rasheed Wallace has been added as a player development coach with the Pistons. Pistons big men Josh...

Tony Allen, Grizzlies Owner Robert Pera Will Play One-on-One for Charity

Tony Allen‘s charity is about to get a sizable donation. Allen and Grizzlies owner Robert Pera will play one-on-one after Pera issued a challenge on Twitter earlier this month. The Grizzlies have dubbed it the “Battle on the Bluff” and are hyping it hard on their website. Pera, 35, was a basketball junkie well before he bought the team in in 2012, and plays regular pickup games...

Tony Allen To Play Grizzlies Owner 1-On-1 For Charity With Zach Randolph As Referee

Memphis Grizzlies guard Tony Allen will play Grizzlies owner Robert Pera in a game of one-on-one for charity and forward Zach Randolph will ref the matchup. $100,000 will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital when the two square off on Saturday, Sept. 28 at 4 p.m. will live stream the event.   The post Tony Allen To Play Grizzlies Owner 1-On-1 For...

Tony Allen To Play Grizzlies Owner 1-on-1 For Charity

  It’s always cool when owners decide to be interactive with their players. Normally you barely see these guys but Grizzlies owner Robert Pera apparently has a little game. Pera’s game will be tested against Tony Allen this Saturday in a one-on-one battle for charity. The game was setup through Twitter. Hey GrindFather @aa000G9 — How about we play 1:1 in Memphis before training...

Gilbert Arenas and Nick Young hang out with a topless mermaid

It’s not often that we get to talk about NBA players and topless mermaids here on TNLP but thanks to Nick Young and Gilbert Arenas, we get to. Recently, Arenas girlfriend Laura Govan celebrated her birthday and apparently, a woman dressed as a topless mermaid was at the party. Below is an image of her hanging out with Arenas and Young, (picture is SFW) *** Gilbert Arenas image...

Gilbert Arenas plans to play in China next season, not NBA

Gilbert Arenas has been training and staying in shape all summer, but he says it’s with the intention of playing in China again next season, not returning to the NBA. Arenas has worked out in the Los Angeles Clippers facility and reportedly will work out at the Lakers’ facility. There was a report saying the […]

Gilbert Arenas Going Back to China; Will Be Paid $22 Million by Orlando This Year

When Gilbert isn’t getting slapped by his lady, running red lights while playing Candy Crush, getting arrested for illegal fireworks or hanging out with naked mermaids, he still plays basketball. It won’t be in the USA though…..

Tony Allen set to go one-on-one with Grizzlies owner

Photo by Ronald Martinez Tony Allen signed a four-year deal this summer worth $20 million with the Memphis Grizzlies. So maybe his job is secure with the Memphis Grizzlies. It must be secure if he's willing to square off against team owner Robert Pera. Allen was named to the NBA's All-Defensive first team last season and also averaged 8.9 points and 4.6 rebounds per game...

Melvin Ely To Join Grizzlies For Training Camp

Melvin Ely will participate in the Memphis Grizzlies' training camp. Ely last played in the NBA during the 2010-11 season. Ely, 35, averaged 9.8 points and 4.8 rebounds for the Charlotte Bobcats in 2005-06.

Memphis Grizzlies: Appreciating and Looking Ahead

I was planning on writing a slightly different article earlier in the week, mostly on a potential on-the-court transformation of the 2013-2014 Memphis Grizzlies. I’ll still cover some of that. But I, and the TheSportsPost’s NBA staff more generally, would be remiss if we wrote about the Grizzlies and didn’t talk about their most recent honor: being ESPN’s no. 1 franchise...
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