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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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 […]
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...
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...
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Yeah, I am well aware that most of you that are going to read this are Atlanta Hawks fans and you are going to hate this article (if you would like to complain email me at firstname.lastname@example.org), but I have to say it, the Hawks aren’t that strong of a team. They may have the best record...
Sometimes it’s best to not answer the question at all.
The Lakers fell to 3-10 after getting bombed by the Dallas Mavericks 140-106. Afterwards Carlos Boozer was asked to speak on the Lakers prospects going forward.
Boozer had a Rasheed Wallace moment when aswering.
Carlos Boozer: "We still have a chance to catch up to that 8th spot. That's what we're fighting for." (on TWC)...
The poor kid is mentally worn out–albeit–most of it is his doing.
Robert Griffin III channeled his inner Rasheed Wallace (made famous the “Both Teams Played Hard”) by letting the media know he was focused on San Francisco.
In total RG3 said he’s focused on San Francisco nine times in his press conference according to FTW.
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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
Kevin Garnett is returning so he doesn’t get fat!
Kevin Garnett gave us an update on his return to the NBA, while using friend Rasheed Wallace as his inspiration, apparently. When asked about returning to the Brooklyn Nets for his 20th season, KG gave a classic response.
Kevin Garnett on 20th season: “Talked to ‘Sheed the other day. He was home on the couch being fat....
Rasheed Wallace was the greatest trash talker in NBA history. And so of course he owned a Hummer, the greatest trash-talking vehicle...
Rasheed Wallace has always been a Nike, and even better, he was actually able to wear one of the companies more popular sneakers every night of his career.
Sheed made the Air Force 1’s a stape of his uniform and might have been the only guy to comfortably wear them in game action.
Wallace celebrated his 40th birthday recently and one of the celebratory cakes features a Nike Air...
Retired fan favorite, former Jailblazers great and current Detroit Pistons assistant coach Rasheed Wallace turned 40 yesterday, and in celebration of Roscoe walking the planet for 4 decades as a badass rebel who plays by his own rules and believes in a honest ball. Artist Nathan Mckee from Portland, Oregon created this Instagram art piece that will make your Sheed loving day.
Rasheed Wallace put together a decent career, averaging 14.4 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game over 18 NBA seasons. Unfortunately for the short-tempered former 4th overall pick, he’ll be remembered far more for repeated technical fouls, ejections and other outbursts. Wallace set a seemingly unbreakable record during the 2000-01 season in which he picked up 41 technical...
Trash talking in the NBA is different now than it used to be. In fact, imagine the NBA with no trash talking (there was a time when that was the case, believe it or not). For this article, there’s some specific criteria as to what makes someone a good trash talker. Anyone can talk it, but not everyone can walk it.
To be considered a good trash talker, you had/have to back it up...
There is some astonishment right now with the San Antonio Spurs winning a title without some MVP-level player. But there shouldn’t be.
There is more information than ever. There is an astounding amount, in fact, and if you have access to deep databases there’s information on the position of every single player during every split second of the game. The analytics movement has...
Stan Van Gundy has finalized his assistant coaching staff with the Detroit Pistons, hiring Brendan Malone, Bob Beyer and Charles Klask.
Adam Glasser has been hired as a team scout.
Henry Bibby, Rasheed Wallace, Bernard Smith, Kamran Sufi and Raman Sposato will not be retained.
Tim Donaghy, former NBA referee and creator of RefPicks.com, returns to preview the NBA season, and talk about dealing with Rasheed Wallace. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thebobsullivanshow/2013/10/24/episode-387-tim-donaghy.mp3
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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 of Laimbeer...
Former Celtic Rasheed Wallace went straight up The Count Five "Psychotic Reaction" after this throw down by Andre Drummond: 'Sheed was always one of my favorite players and personalities when he was playing. Although. he shot way too many three when he was with The Celts. Wallace's numbers in his one season in Boston: 9 points per game on just over 28% from 3.Coincidentally, I think...
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Don’t get me wrong Joe Dumars has made some solid moves as GM as the Detroit Pistons, trading Grant Hill for Ben Wallace, signing Chauncey Billups and Richard Himilton, and trading for Rasheed Wallace at the trade deadline in 2004. However, Dumars has made some bone-headed moves as GM also, and here I have displayed his top 10 worse moves.
The post Joe Dumars’...
When you are a player you are expected to be in to the game and if you react to something that happens no one thinks twice about it. However, when you are a coach the expectations are a little different. You are expected to be a little more in control; the rock on the sideline.That's not Pistons coach Rasheed Wallace though. After watching Andre Drummond throw down a monster dunk...
Rasheed Wallace will coach you up in practice and then get you hyped after throwing down a strong dunk.
Former Pistons and now assistant coach Rasheed Wallace had a very ‘Sheed-like reaction after Andre Drummond’s poster dunk against the Atlanta’s Elton Brand last night while drawing the foul. Coach Wallace was probably even more boisterous in the locker room after the game as the Pistons rallied to a 115-107 win.
h/t: World of Isaac
Detroit Pistons assistant coach Rasheed Wallace has dunked on a few people in his career, so he knows what a nasty, poster dunk looks like.
Pistons center Andre Drummond hammered down a nasty dunk over Hawks forward Elton Brand that was so vicious it put the always classy Brand on his behind.
The Pistons bench went nuts, led by one Rasheed Wallace who went bonkers as well.