Rasheed Wallace trucks bottled water up to Flint

Rasheed Wallace has joined the number of former and current Detroit athletes aiding the residents of Flint in their ongoing water crisis. The former Detroit Piston according to UNC Basketball and Sports Illustrated drove a truck loaded with bottled water up to Flint whose residents have been poisoned with lead contaminated water. Wallace joined the likes of Ziggy Ansah of...
Via The Majors Detroit
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rasheed Wallace is literally driving fresh water to Flint, Michigan

The situation in Flint, Michigan is a tragedy no matter how you look at it. People in one of the world's most developed countries are being subjected to tap water poisoned by lead due to an unbelievable combination of poor decision-making, bad maintenance and failures by multiple people and agencies.Rather than watch as blame gets shifted from one entity to another, however, former...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons: Honoring Ben Wallace and Besting the Warriors

You probably wouldn’t believe me if I told you the Detroit Pistons beat the Golden State Warriors even though Steph Curry dropped 38 points behind seven three pointers. You would probably tell me I’m insane if I told you the same and that the Pistons won by double digits. Well that’s exactly what happened on Saturday night. The Detroit Pistons beat the Golden State Warriors...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

The Decline of the Western Conference and the NBA

Despite the excitement of the record-setting start by the Golden State Warriors, the NBA Western Conference, along with the game in general, has settled into a malaise of mediocrity. Years ago, the former commissioner of football, Pete Rozelle, yearned for parity in the NFL where every team would be 8-8. It seems like the NBA has achieved his dream, because outside of a few good...
Via The Sports Post
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Even Retired, Rasheed Wallace Can Still Ball, Drains 3-Pointers With Both Hands Simultaneously

Rasheed Wallace, 41 years old, has been retired from the NBA since 2013, but he can still decimate you in a game of H-O-R-S-E. Sheed still got it pic.twitter.com/ajT4mlLEnK — Brandon Jennings (@thinkiminthe90s) November 30, 2015 This video recently surfaced of the former Portland Trail Blazer and Detroit Piston shooting around on North Carolina's court in Chapel Hill, his...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons: Rasheed Wallace probably still has his one-handed jumper

Despite retiring from the NBA in 2013, former Pistons forward Rasheed Wallace still have some of his skill left as we see from this trick shot taken at the University of North Carolina. Sheed still got it pic.twitter.com/ajT4mlLEnK — Brandon Jennings (@thinkiminthe90s) November 30, 2015 Hell I bet even Robert Horry was impressed. Now, has he learned any tricks to picking up...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

'Sheed says two balls don't lie

Sheed still got it pic.twitter.com/ajT4mlLEnK — Brandon Jennings (@thinkiminthe90s) November 30, 2015Check out former Celtic Rasheed Wallace with the trick shot at Pistons practice. We could have used some of that during Game 7 of the 2010 Finals!
Via Celtics Life
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Rasheed Wallace use 2 basketballs to make a ridiculous trick shot

Sheed is awesome in every way. Raj Mehta Raj Mehta-USA TODAY SportsThey say great shooters never really lose their touch. They also say never to play HORSE against an NBA player. The below video—courtesy of Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings and starring former Detroit legend Rasheed Wallace—proves both of those points. Sheed still got it pic.twitter.com/ajT4mlLEnK— Brandon...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Maybe DeMarcus Cousins wouldn't fit in Boston after all?

The Boston Celtics need a franchise star, and DeMarcus Cousins appears to be the most readily available option. He's obviously a very good player with surreal talent and innumerable physical gifts. But not all is well. Cousins grates on teammates and coaches. He's highly temperamental, and that means Boston may be better off holding onto their assets and waiting for someone else...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NBA Players to play in ‘Champions League’ starting in 2016

Most NBA fans and basketball fans in general get sad the day some of their favorite players decided to hang up the sneakers and call it quits from professional basketball. Well, that can change in 2016. According to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports, teams will begin play during the summer of 2016 in the newly formed The Champions League, a non-NBA affiliated venture. The league...
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November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Revival Of Detroit’s Powerful Pistons

The team was once a dynasty. Led by the consistent core group of players like Ben Wallace, Rasheed Wallace, Richard “Rip” Hamilton, Chauncey Billups, and Tayshaun Prince, the Detroit Pistons of the early 2000s were a model of consistency in the ever-changing landscape of the NBA. For six consecutive seasons, from the 2002-03 season until the 2007-08 season, the Pistons owned...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Motor City’s New Hope

The Detroit Pistons were one of the most dominant teams at several points in NBA History. Isaiah Thomas and the “Bad Boys” made their mark as the most controversial team to ever set foot on the court and backed up the hype with two straight titles in 1989 and 1990. At the top of the new millennium, former bad boy Joe Dumars and Detroit’s front office built the strongest team...
Via Total Sports Live
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy birthday, Sheed! Wallace's age catches up to tech record

We're all familiar with the various bejeweled monikers of milestone anniversaries. 50 years of marriage or reign from a throne or what have you is golden; 75 years is diamond. If you don't quite make it that far, 25 years is silver. Oh, and if you know a couple who's been married for a while -- but not that long -- tin was the traditional gift for a 10th wedding anniversary. Really...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What if the 00′ Blazers hadn’t blown a 15 point lead against LA in Game 7?

After trailing three games to one in the 2000 Western Conference Finals the Trailblazers stormed back to win both Games 5 and 6 to set up a pivotal Game 7 at Staples Center. The Lakers had come up short in both 1997 (Swept by Utah in the Conference Finals) and 1998 (Lost to San Antonio in the Conference Semi Finals)  and now faced their biggest embarrassment in the postseason of...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Check Out Glen Perkins’ Sweet New Goalie Mask

I’m not sure who started the trend of awarding themselves (or a teammate) a WWE-style championship belt after a job well done…but I think it was four-time NBA All-Star Rasheed Wallace. Over the years, the tradition has gotten so mainstream, that the sports entertainment giants have even gotten involved. In 2013, following their Cy Young Aaward winning seasons, both Max Scherzer...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Flashback Friday: Remembering the Los Angeles Lakers Game 7 Comeback Against the Portland Trailblazers

It’s crazy to think that the infamous Los Angeles Lakers and Portland Trailblazers game 7 from the 2001 NBA Playoffs was 14 years ago. I’m not a Laker fan by any means, but I feel that this one of the greatest comebacks in NBA Playoff history. A lot of people fail to realize how deep that Portland Trailblazers team was during that time. Led by Rasheed Wallace, Damon Stoudamire...
Via The Front Office News
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 5 of a 2-2 Finals: The NBA’s Greatest Hits Through The Years

Best-of-seven becomes best-of-three for the NBA championship this Sunday evening in Oakland. The preliminaries are over: The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers have probed, prodded and tested each other in four games and two cities. They’ve absorbed each other’s punches, though the Cavs have clearly thrown and landed many more of them. Now comes the sprint to the finish...
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June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Can Use 2015 Free Agency To Atone For 2004 NBA Draft

Entering the 2004 NBA Draft, the Portland Trail Blazers’ roster was a hot mess a work in progress. Rip City had an unreal 24 players suit up that year—a year in which the team finished 10th in the Western Conference. That season, the Blazers finally dealt Rasheed Wallace, but more change was on the horizon. Damon Stoudamire was entering his last year on Portland’s books, and...
Via Oregon Sports News
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Relive the greatest three-pointer ever made on Memorial Day

Considering it is Memorial Day, why not take a step back in time to 1999 in San Antonio at the Alamo Dome where former NBA’er Sean Elliott made what is arguably the greatest basket made on this day – “The Memorial Day Miracle.” With just a mere 12 seconds left on the clock and the Spurs trailing the Blazers 83-85, Elliott found himself with the ball in the corner to launch...
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May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Relive the greatest three-pointer ever made on Memorial Day

Considering it is Memorial Day, why not take a step back in time to 1999 in San Antonio at the Alamo Dome where former NBA’er Sean Elliott made what is arguably the greatest basket made on this day – “The Memorial Day Miracle.” With just a mere 12 seconds left on the clock and the Spurs trailing the Blazers 83-85, Elliott found himself with the ball in the corner to launch...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mourners attend private service in honor of UNC's Dean Smith

  Family, friends, former players and coaches gathered Thursday to honor the life of retired North Carolina coach Dean Smith. Smith's family held a private service for the Hall of Famer, who died Saturday at age 83. The service was held at Binkley Baptist Church, where Smith was a longtime member. Among the coaches who attended: current UNC coach Roy Williams, a former Smith assistant...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Dean Smith dies at 83

One of the contributing architects of NBA superstars like Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Rasheed Wallace and Jerry Stackhouse Dean Smith has died at the age of 83. The legendary coach who helped the Tar Heels reach 11 Final Fours and win two National Champions reportedly died peacefully Saturday night according to his family. “Coach Dean […]
Via The Majors National
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: Ball Don't Lie, Rasheed Wallace to blame for Deflategate

Of course it was 'Sheed's fault. Isn't it always? Celtics Life has obtained a photograph of the New England Patriots ball attendant who has become a "Person of interest" to the NFL and it is one Rasheed Abdul Wallace. So sneaky. To be that tall and to have avoided being discovered until 9 days later is quite impressive. Ball Don't Lie.About Afternoon Delight: From time to time, Celticslife...
Via Celtics Life
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. Welcome to our new daily column.

Good morning! We here at CelticsLife are going to start a new daily week day morning column entitled 'Cup of Joe.' It will feature a few quick-hitters from the previous night; the important stuff, the not so important stuff. The weird, the wild, the in between. A nice, mindless morning column to start your day off with. So pull up a chair, grab your Morning Joe, and find out what...
Via Celtics Life
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett updates the world on what's going on with Rasheed Wallace

From New York Times reporter Andrew Keh:"I talked to Sheed the other day," Kevin Garnett said. "He was at home, on the couch, being fat."— Andrew Keh (@andrewkeh) October 6, 2014This sounds about right to me.  My guess is that as he prepares for his 20th NBA season, KG is probably more than a little jealous.Follow Mark Vandeusen on twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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