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Former Piston Ben Wallace headlines latest CIAA Hall of Fame Class

Former NBA All-Star and Defensive Player of the Year Ben Wallace is among the latest class of inductees in the CIAA Hall of Fame. The conference announced that the former Virginia Union star will be inducted into the hall of fame on Friday, Feb. 29th at the Charlotte Convention Center along with eight others.These presidents, former student-athletes, officials, and administrators...
Via HBCU Gameday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Malice in the Palace: Relive Infamous Brawl on 10th Anniversary

Ten years ago today, November 19th, we saw one of the most brutal sports brawls in history. With less than one minute to go in a 15-point game between the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Piston,  Pacers forward Ron Artest fouled Pistons center Ben Wallace, who proceeded to shove Artest in response. Following a few moments Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering the Pistons' improbable NBA championship exactly a decade ago

On the afternoon of June 15, 2004, I was getting ready for work, and I heard the neighborhood kids playing basketball. They had been out there 100 times over the years, shooting at a rickety old basket that they could roll into place. Like kids for decades, they were all picking their favorite players. Over the years, the favorites had moved from Michael Jordan to Grant Hill to Kobe...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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
March 19, 2014  |  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
March 18, 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

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

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 convince him...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 13, 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-blocking and...
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-blocking and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 28, 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 one of the more memorable...
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 one of the more memorable...
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

If he's done, Pistons' Wallace goes out a winner

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Ben Wallace isn't sure that his career is over, but the Palace crowd wasn't taking any chances. The chant started with 90 seconds to play in the season, and Wallace sitting on the bench for the end of the Pistons' 108-86 over Philadelphia. At first, a few fans in one section began to chant "We Want Ben," but it quickly spread to one full side of the arena...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ben closes out unpredictable career

I always say that Ben Wallace is one of the best stories I have ever covered. If you took his story to Hollywood and tried to sell it, they'd probably tell you it was too farfetched, that it wasn't believable. Imagine this: An undrafted, somewhat undersized power forward who has limited offensive skills goes on to win an NBA title, four Defensive Player of the Year awards, make...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Ben closes out unpredictable career

I always say that Ben Wallace is one of the best stories I have ever covered. If you took his story to Hollywood and tried to sell it, they'd probably tell you it was too farfetched, that it wasn't believable. Imagine this: An undrafted, somewhat undersized power forward who has limited offensive skills goes on to win an NBA title, four Defensive Player of the Year awards, make...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Wallace helps Pistons fend off Wizards

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Ben Wallace is in the twilight of his career. That doesn't mean he's ready to accept the darkness. "I'm going to retire, but I'm never going to quit," Wallace said after Thursday's 99-94 victory over the Washington Wizards. "I want to be on the floor for every second I can until it's over." Wallace used to be known for his giant Afro, but now that his hair...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Wallace helps Pistons fend off Wizards

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Ben Wallace is in the twilight of his career. That doesn't mean he's ready to accept the darkness. "I'm going to retire, but I'm never going to quit," Wallace said after Thursday's 99-94 victory over the Washington Wizards. "I want to be on the floor for every second I can until it's over." Wallace used to be known for his giant Afro, but now that his hair...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Pistons ready to return to championship form

It would have been easy for Tayshaun Prince and Ben Wallace to have pulled a Richard Hamilton and wanted out of Detroit. But that didn't happen. Prince signed a four-year, 27 million contract as a free agent before the season to stay with the Pistons and Wallace hasn't done any complaining about not finishing out the two-year, 4 million deal he signed in 2010 to remain with the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Ben Wallace sets record, prepares for retirement

While Jeremy Lin is setting the world on fire and showing the world what an undrafted rookie can do, another one is riding off into the sunset. It has been a slow go to the end for Ben Wallace, but the end is nearing. Before playing in his 1,055th game of his career, the most by an undrafted player since the ABA-merger in 1977, Wallace announced that this season will be his last...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 15, 2012  |  1 Comment

Spurs outlast Wallace, Pistons 99-95

Tim Duncan had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame a spirited Detroit rally to beat the Pistons 99-95 on Tuesday night for their eighth consecutive victory. Detroit trailed by 15 in the fourth quarter but came back to take the lead behind Ben Wallace, the veteran big man who set a record by appearing in his 1,055th career game - the most for an undrafted...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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