Originally written December 13, 2012 on Celtics Life:
Rasheed
As I'm sure just about everyone is aware by now, Rasheed Wallace is back. He's back shooting threes that he should not be taking. He's back hitting threes he should not be taking. He's back getting ejected from games within a minute of entering said game for yelling "BALL DON'T LIE" at officials. And he's back doing all of it on the currently 16-5 Knicks (who may very well be 17-5 by the time you read this). What makes this somewhat incredible is that Wallace retired from basketball following the Celtics Game 7 loss to the Lakers in the 2010 Finals. He retired with 2 years and $12 million dollars left on his deal, money that he could have made by simply showing up to training camp. But instead Wallace left the game, and the money on the table, taking a 28 month hiatus from basketball. And then, just like that, he was back. Signing with the Knicks and somewhat shockingly, becoming a legitimate factor off of their bench. So far this season Wallace ...
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