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Mother writes letter to Gerald Wallace after star meets son with Downs syndrome

AP Image A mother who’s son suffers from Downs syndrome wrote an open letter to Gerald Wallace of the Boston Celtics to thank him for sitting with her son, Davis.  Shannon Randall wrote about how Wallace chose not to ‘see’ his disability which is amazing when you consider that society doesn’t often accept people with the condition. I know our society doesn’t value individuals...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mom Writes Heartfelt Letter To Gerald Wallace For Spending Time With Disabled Son

This letter written by mom Sharon Randall and in the eve of Thanksgiving, this letter just shows how much one moment meant to a family. Her son, Davis Randall, has down syndrome but his spirits remain forever high. You will feel a frog in your throat after this letter. Dear Gerald Wallace, Thank you for sitting and talking with my son, Davis. Although, for you, this was just a momentin...
Via Geeks and Cleats
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Mom Writes Gerald Wallace For Being Kind To Her Disabled Son

On The Mighty, a mother named Sharon Randall, wrote a heartfelt letter about how Gerald Wallace took the time to sit and spend time with her son, who has down syndrome. Wallace’s act of kindness not only struck a chord in Ms. Randall, but it made an impact in her son’s life. Dear Gerald Wallace, Thank you for sitting and talking with my son, Davis. Although, for you, this was...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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Mom offers thanks to Celtics’ Gerald Wallace in inspiring letter

Gerald Wallace hasn’t seen much playing time for the Boston Celtics this season. As one of the team’s elder statesmen, he’s assumed more of a leadership role, imparting wisdom on the Celtics’ bevy of young players. But while Wallace’s impact on the box score has been minimal, he has had an immeasurable effect on the life of one young boy. Sharon Randell’s son, Davis...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace Teaching Young Celtics How To Be Professional Despite Struggles

BOSTON — Gerald Wallace insists he is happy. Teammates and coaches alike have raved about the veteran’s professionalism in this young season, despite the Boston Celtics losing as often as they’ve won and the 15th-year veteran sitting far more than he’s played. Rather than rock the boat, the long-outspoken forward has instead said — and done — all the right things. “What...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Injury Update: Gerald Wallace out for next two games

The Boston Celtics enter tonight's game with a 2-2 record in the preseason. Following a season in which they won just 25 games, the Celtics look to improve in virtually every facet of the game. Offense was a particular problem as the Celtics averaged just 96.2 points per game last season. On the injury front, forward Gerald Wallace will miss the next two games. He's likely...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Gerald Wallace Ranked Fourth-Most Overpaid Player In NBA

The following will not surprise Boston Celtics fans in the slightest: Gerald Wallace, the 32-year-old veteran forward, was listed as the fourth-most overpaid player in the NBA in a ranking by the Sporting News. Wallace, came to Boston in the blockbuster deal that sent Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry to the Brooklyn Nets, has two years left on the four-year, $40 million...
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Wallace rips into Celtics, calls them a "team that's all talk"

Gerald Wallace is bad. He's not a good basketball player anymore, has one of the worst contracts in basketball (which may keep him in Boston until 2016), and he repeatedly throws his teammates under the bus. We saw it on numerous occasions during the team's 4-9 start, and now, as the Celtics begin slipping out of contention, we're seeing it again. Here's what Wallace...
Via Celtics Life
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumors: Celtics eyeing Austin Rivers; no love for Wallace

Via CSNNE’s Sherrod Blakely: The Celtics came into the season determined to avoid being a luxury tax payer this season, meaning any deal that would jeopardize that this season or even next season, isn’t happening. That’s why the rumors about Boston being involved with a deal to acquire Houston’s Omer Asik is unlikely to happen unless the Celtics look to make other deals as...
Via Red's Army
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: NBA sympathizes with Gerald Wallace while fining him

If the NBA league office is a parent, it’s the kind of parent who tells the kid, “This hurts me more than it hurts you.” Gerald Wallace is still out $10,000, though. The Celtics veteran was fined this week for uttering an expletive after Boston’s lopsided loss to Houston. But that wasn’t the entire story: While the league did fine Wallace, it also apparently let him know...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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