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Guns, DUIs and Crashes, Ex-Bull Ben Wallace Now A County Jail All-Star

Ex-Bulls big man Ben Wallace earned himself a starting spot at the center of the Henrico County Jail in Virginia. He is currently serving a jail sentence after allegedly fleeing the scene of a car crash that took place in February of this year. Wallace was sentenced to a one-year jail sentence on Tuesday; however, due to his no contest plea, the judge decided to suspend the majority...
Via Sports Mockery
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Piston Ben Wallace sentenced to 1 year in jail

Former NBA star Ben Wallace has been sentenced to a year in jail, in Virgina, after leaving the scene of an accident in February. The ex-Detroit Pistons tough guy had appeared in court Tuesday wheer he plead no contest to leaving the scene of a crash in Henrico County, VA on February 8th. According to police, a vehicle registered to Wallace crashed through a fence outside of a home...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Wallace Sentenced to 1 Year In Jail For February Car Crash

Former NBA Defensive Player of the Year and NBA Champion Ben Wallace received a one-year prison sentence after leaving the scene of a crash cash in February. The vehicle registered under Wallace's name slammed into the fence of a Virginian neighborhood where homeowners told HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WTVR): “It was dark, but it’s clear from here I saw one person trying to fight...
Via Basketball Bicker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Piston Ben Wallace gets suspended sentence for car crash

Central Virginia television station WTVR is reporting former Detroit Piston Ben Wallace received a one-year jail sentence Tuesday after pleading no contest to leaving the scene of a car crash in Henrico County, Va., on Feb. 8. The judge in the case suspended all but two days of the sentence, which Wallace began serving Tuesday, WTVR reported. Early Feb. 8, an SUV registered to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons to celebrate their 'Bad Boys' on March 28

On March 28 at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Detroit Pistons will honor the 25th anniversary of the "Bad Boys" -- the 1988-89 team that swept the Los Angeles Lakers for the franchise's first NBA title. It was a team with four Hall of Famers: Chuck Daly, Isiah Thomas, Joe Dumars and Dennis Rodman. But the image that symbolizes them will always be the Bad Boys poster...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons GM Joe Dumars Expects To Be Fired

  When Joe Dumars became the President of the Detroit Pistons Basketball Operations prior to the 2000-01 season, the Pistons were still struggling to put together a NBA Championship contender. Dumars traded Grant Hill to the Orlando Magic in 2000 and in returned received Ben Wallace. Slowly but surely Dumars continued to make key acquisitions. In 2002 the Pistons signed Chauncey...
Via KC Sports Ninja
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NBA player Ben Wallace has sidechick drama on Twitter

I don’t know what was in the water for athletes last year, but it appears as if yet another one is caught up with side chick drama. Former NBA player Ben Wallace – he won a ring in 2004 with the Detroit Pistons and set an NBA record winning “Defensive Player of the Year” four times – apparently hasn’t let go of “The Life.” Wallace was allegedly cheating on his wife...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ben Wallace’s vehicle involved in hit-and-run

A vehicle owned by former Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace was reportedly involved in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday in Virginia. According to the report from WTVR.com, the SUV crashed into a fence at around 2 a.m. The owner of the fence claims to have found his fence in pieces. When (Silverio) Acosta went outside […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The 15 worst free agent contracts in NBA history

Now the the NBA’s moratorium on free agent signings has been lifted, players are finally inking their long anticipated new contracts. While this might not be much of a comfort to fans out there, given this history of awful deals in the league there’s a really good chance your favorite team’s general manager has absolutely no idea what he’s doing. Now that the NBA’s free...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Wallace joins Pistons as an assistant coach

The walls of the Detroit Pistons practice facility are covered with blue boards listing team accomplishments dating from the Fort Wayne (Ind.) championships of the 1940s to Andre Drummond's selection to the 2013 All-Rookie Second Team. Almost hidden among the achivements of George Yardley, Dave Bing, Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups is one board tucked...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wallace joins Pistons as an assistant coach

The walls of the Detroit Pistons practice facility are covered with blue boards listing team accomplishments dating from the Fort Wayne (Ind.) championships of the 1940s to Andre Drummond's selection to the 2013 All-Rookie Second Team. Almost hidden among the achivements of George Yardley, Dave Bing, Joe Dumars, Isiah Thomas, Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups is one board tucked...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Darkest Moments in NBA History (Part 1)

Malice in the Palace The brawl between the Pacers and Pistons, known colloquially as the Malice in the Palace, occurred on November 19th, 2004 at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Michigan. The game was televised nationally by ESPN, as well as the local affiliates for both the Pacers and Pistons. With 45 seconds remaining in the game, Ben Wallace was fouled hard by Ron Artest during...
Via Sports Blog Net
January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

A Proven Blueprint

  There are many ways to build a successful roster.  You can build through the draft (Spurs), sign a group of free agent superstars (Heat) or get a group of veterans who are together for one final run (Celtics Big 3 & Ben Wallace Pistons).  But a few qualities are shared by all of these teams that made successful title runs: 1) A complete belief by all the players, in a team...
Via Knickswag
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Ben Wallace Coming Out Of Retirement?

That’s the rumor. Although the Pistons wouldn’t be in the short list of suitors, I can think of several teams who could use the services of this beast (Boston, Miami, San Antonio, Lakers). Ben Wallace is a champion who brings an insane work ethic to the table and cleans up boards like nobody’s business.
Via Menudo Bol
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Remembering the Champions

  Rasheed Wallace (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Every so often I like to watch old NBA classic games on youtube.  Of those shows, one of my favorites to watch is game five of the 2007 NBA ECF.  Every one knows this game.  It was the game in which LeBron delivered one of the most historical beatings in NBA history, while at the same time pulling Cleveland out of a self-made hole due...
Via CJ Sports NFL Talk
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ben return rumors pick up steam

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- The rumors have started getting louder on Twitter. No, not the ones about anyone's love life. The rumor that Ben Wallace is going to come back to the Pistons for the 2012-13 season. The reports aren't surprising -- even during the celebrations at what was supposed to be Big Ben's final home game, it was obvious that there were people trying to...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons to sign Ukranian big man Vyacheslav Kravtsov

Outside of Ben Wallace and Greg Monroe, the Detroit Pistons have been devoid of quality big men the past two seasons. Team president Joe Dumars is out to change that. The Pistons are stocked at the guard and small forward positions and want to improve their depth at the center and power forward positions. While the moves haven't been major and the players are unproven Dumars...
Via Just Sports And Just Us
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons draft focus on finding the next Big Ben

The Pistons have a simple goal for Thursday's night draft. They want to find the next Ben Wallace with the ninth pick. The goal is simple. The execution is going to be much tougher. Wallace was a unique player in NBA history a 6'8" forward who was the most dominant defensive player of his generation but the Pistons dearly need to replace his post presence, his shot...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons draft focus on finding the next Big Ben

The Pistons have a simple goal for Thursday's night draft. They want to find the next Ben Wallace with the ninth pick. The goal is simple. The execution is going to be much tougher. Wallace was a unique player in NBA history a 6'8" forward who was the most dominant defensive player of his generation but the Pistons dearly need to replace his post presence, his shot...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

The 15 best NBA nicknames

Nicknames are much more prevalent in the NBA than other sports. Not to say there isn’t good nicknames in other sports, but the NBA has been the leader in this department for quite some time. It seems as soon as a great player touches the hardwood, it becomes just a matter of time before a nickname is coined for him. A great nickname stands by a player, and adds to his mystique...
Via Pass The Pill
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Ben Wallace's new vehicle is pretty awesome (Picture)

In case your wondering what Detroit Pistons center Ben Wallace is driving around these days, check out this photo courtesy of SB Nation blogger Evan Dunlap of Wallace's new ride:I wonder if it plays the "Big Ben" sound when he honks the horn....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Will you be taking the 'Bat-Pod' Ben Wallace?

Many are waiting with anticipation for the upcoming Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" which hits theaters in July. It is the last installment in director Chris Nolan's epic trilogy. Perhaps one of the best Batman-related vehicles was the "Bat-Pod." A menacing, swift, motorcycle-like vehicle equipped with missile launchers and machine guns. It indeed was...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Will you be taking the 'Bat-Pod' Ben Wallace?

Many are waiting with anticipation for the upcoming Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises" which hits theaters in July. It is the last installment in director Chris Nolan's epic trilogy. Perhaps one of the best Batman-related vehicles was the "Bat-Pod." A menacing, swift, motorcycle-like vehicle equipped with missile launchers and machine guns. It indeed was...
Via Bloguin Best
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss
HE'S BATMAN

Ben Wallace owns one insane vehicle

A blogger happened to be in the same auto shop as the unique vehicle owned by the Detroit Pistons' Ben Wallace, so he tweeted a photo of it.

Via Next Impulse Sports
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons honor Wallace, dump playoff-bound 76ers

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- While the playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers rested a handful of their regulars, the Detroit Pistons' season finale was a tale of two Bens. Reserve guard Ben Gordon poured in 26 points, including eight 3-pointers, as the Pistons cruised to a 108-86 victory over the 76ers at The Palace on Thursday night. Center Ben Wallace, playing perhaps the final game...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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