HoopsHype Ben Wallace rumors

March 19, 2014 Updates

Ex-NBA superstar Ben Wallace is now a FREE MAN ... after spending 16 hours behind bars for a hit-and-run accident back in February. Wallace began his stint on Tuesday when he was sentenced to 2 days in the slammer for leaving the scene of an accident when he crashed his SUV through a fence in Virginia and fled on February 8th. TMZ.com

March 18, 2014 Updates

Former NBA and Virginia Union University basketball star Ben Wallace entered a plea of no contest after he was arrested Tuesday for leaving the scene of a February car crash. Wallace received a one year jail sentence. The Henrico County judge suspended all but two days of the sentence. Wallace started serving his two day sentence Tuesday. WTVR.com

February 11, 2014 Updates

Police sources said an SUV belonging to former Detroit Piston and Virginia Union basketball star Ben Wallace crashed into a fence outside a home in Henrico County early Saturday morning. Silverio Acosta said he dialed 911 after he heard a loud boom around 2 a.m. at his home off Gaskins Rd. near Peppertree Dr. When Acosta went outside to see what happened, he found pieces of his fence, which butts up to Gaskins Rd., scattered throughout his yard. “It was dark, but it’s clear from here I saw one person trying to fight to get out of the car,” Acosta said. That’s when Acosta said he saw a man pick up and smash pieces of wood against the fence “because he was angry.” WTVR.com

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He is the only undrafted player to lead a franchise in career rebounds and is fourth in rebounding among all undrafted players, behind Moses Malone, Ben Wallace and Brad Miller. "There's no hiding it. Everybody knows he's my favorite player and his story is one of the most special stories," Spoelstra said. "It's somebody who came from our own backyard in the toughest of communities in Miami. To not only make it out but then to be an absolute example for young kids to aspire to and to be the core value face of our franchise, it's pretty amazing." USA Today

November 1, 2012 Updates

He remains optimistic and views Leandro Barbosa‘s late signing with the Boston Celtics and Eddy Curry signing with Dallas just days before the start of the season as hope that he’ll, too, soon find a new home. “Ultimately, I have to stay ready, which I am, as far as in the gym, and stay positive,” Howard said. “I don’t think my career’s over.” Other notable players still looking for a team: Guards: Derek Fisher, Gilbert Arenas (in talks with Chinese team), Baron Davis, Earl Boykins, Mickael Pietrus, Michael Redd, Maurice Evans, Jason Kapono. Forwards/Centers: Kenyon Martin, Shawne Williams, Quentin Richardson, Bobby Simmons, Bill Walker, Jamario Moon, Renaldo Balkman, Ryan Gomes, Troy Murphy, Josh Powell, Derrick Caracter, Ben Wallace, Greg Oden, Sean Williams, Tony Battie, Mehmet Okur. NBA.com

October 2, 2012 Updates

There are some indications that (Ben) Wallace would like to return, but barring a move, the Pistons' roster appears set. "We have 15 guaranteed contracts, but he will always be a part of Pistons lore," coach Lawrence Frank said. Detroit Free Press

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While fans await news on whether Ben Wallace will return for his 17th season, he shed some light on the situation this week in Virginia. Speaking with Richmond, Va., TV station WTVR, he said he is "50-50" about returning to the Pistons. According to the report, Wallace was preparing to participate in a summer league he sponsors, and he indicated his performance would help him decide. "I'll be out here," Wallace said. "How much of a player (he still is) remains to be seen." When the Pistons sign second-round draft pick Khris Middleton, they will have a full roster of 15 players under contract, so they would have to create a roster spot -- likely via a trade for a draft pick. Detroit Free Press

While fans await news on whether Ben Wallace will return for his 17th season, he shed some light on the situation this week in Virginia. Speaking with Richmond, Va., TV station WTVR, he said he is "50-50" about returning to the Pistons. Detroit Free Press

According to the report, Wallace was preparing to participate in a summer league he sponsors, and he indicated his performance would help him decide. "I'll be out here," Wallace said. "How much of a player (he still is) remains to be seen." Detroit Free Press

July 18, 2012 Updates

Ben Wallace wants to return for his 17th NBA season, but the roster is full. That means a roster spot would have to open up. Villanueva or Austin Daye could be traded to make room for Wallace. Detroit News

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