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Play today, retire tomorrow.Though the Knicks have led many to believe in the months from December to now that Rasheed Wallace was rehabbing and preparing himself for a postseason return, such an effort has fallen well short of what was expected. Wallace opted to retire from the NBA on Wednesday, ending an otherwise storied career that concluded with a four minute performance against the Bobcats on Monday night.The forward was one of the more always interesting and fun players to watch over his fourteen seasons. His career is highlighted by four All-Star appearances, an NBA championship, and an all-time league high in technical fouls.Wallace's time in the NBA was full of epic happenings, but that in no way changes how unfortunate the timing of his retirement is as it relates to the Knicks' immediate future.Was Walace truly expected to be a part of New York's playoff rotation as recently as yesterday? If he had gone ahead with surgery on his foot as soon as the injury was...
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Rasheed Wallace played his first game since having left foot surgery in February, but it only lasted for 3 minutes and 50 seconds. Wallace asked to come out and did not return because of a sore left foot. His upcoming status remains unclear and the Knicks will play their final regular season game on Wednesday against the Atlanta Hawks.
According to Newsday:
Just before the second...
It was fun while it lasted. Rasheed Wallace came back from retirement this season to spend time with the New York Knicks. Wallace began his first retirement stint two seasons ago but felt the itch to return to the hardwood. Sheed provided a spark off the bench in a reserve big man role for the Knicks but hadn’t played since December following a broken foot injury. The vet made...
This has been a fun experiment to watch if you were actually interested, but yes, ex-Celtic Rasheed Wallace has retired from basketball again because he couldn't recover from a left foot injury. I was excited to see him play against us along with other CelticsLife readers, alas, c'est le Sheed.
There are many ways to remember him; some good and some bad. His terrible regular...
The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday that a foot injury is sending vet Rasheed Wallace back out to pasture.
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To lighten the mood before what's sure to be an intense and gritty first round playoffs' matchup between the Knicks and Celtics, here are a couple of video clips highlighting a couple major contributors to New York's successful regular season.First, in honor of Knicks' head coach Mike Woodson taking home "Coach of the Month" honors for the season's final...
My favorite Piston of the New Bad Boys era, Rasheed Wallace, has officially retired for the second time in his career because of foot surgery. In his prime, he was as tough of a matchup as there was in the league, and his mid-season acquisition was the main reason Detroit won a championship in 2004. He also made everyone hate Darko slightly less.
But that’s probably not all...
Rasheed Wallace retired from the NBA for the second time. In honor of the hot-headed 'Sheed, here' a GIF of him slamming his jersey into a wall. Enjoy.
According to ESPN New York, Rasheed Wallace has retired from the NBA for the second time in his career. The New York Knickerbockers signed him and fans went crazy. They [...]
Many thought Rasheed’s career would be over after stress fracture in his left foot in December sideline him, but Sheed is back and just in time to help the Knicks, as they get ready for the playoffs.
Knicks coach Mike Woodson told reporters in Charlotte that Wallace will play approximately 12 minutes Monday night against the Bobcats.
Following the announcement of Rasheed Wallace’s retirement, the New York Knicks announced the signing of 31-year-old, Earl Barron. The seven-footer has played in a total of 123 NBA games on seven different teams with career averages of 4.9 points and 3.6 rebounds in 14.7 minutes per game. He most recently played for the Washington Wizards before being waived in December. Barron...
New York Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace has retired again from
the NBA after he was unable to recover from a left foot injury.