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  ESPN - Ben Wallace Stats, News, Photos - Chicago Bulls - NBA Basketball
ESPN - Ben Wallace Stats, News, Photos - Chicago Bulls - NBA Basketball
Page 2's LZ Granderson witnessed the Detroit fans deliver their message to Ben Wallace: You can't go home again.
Chicago Bulls center Ben Wallace will miss Wednesday's game at Detroit after being taken to a hospital with inflammation in his sinus.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/players/profile?statsId=3149   (71 words)

 JockBio: Ben Wallace Biography
Ben’s mother, Mama Sadie, was the family matriarch—her word was law, and none of the Wallace boys dared to defy her.
Ben buried her in Selma on Saturday and was on the floor with his fellow All-Stars on Sunday.
Ben was disciplined for his role in the melee, though neither he nor any of this teammates had anything to do with the ugly scene in the stands.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Wallace/Wallace_bio.html   (4558 words)

 True Hoop: Ben Wallace, the Movie
Sadie didn’t share Ben’s love of sports, but her love of Ben was reason enough for her to watch from the stands as he grew to become an all-state athlete in football, baseball and basketball, as well as a top performer on the track.
Wallace was rewarded with spots on the All-Star and national teams, as well as 116 of 120 possible votes for the defensive player of the year title.
Wallace replied that he was dedicating the rest of his career, and his life, to her.
www.truehoop.com /chicago-bulls-27651-ben-wallace-the-movie.html   (2465 words)

 Ben Wallace wins NBA's top defensive award
Wallace - who won the award last year, in 2003 and 2002 - and Dikembe Mutombo are the only players in the league to be voted the top defensive player four times.
Wallace scored 7.3 points a game this season and has not averaged double digits in any of his 10 years in the league.
Wallace will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, but he and the Pistons don't plan to part ways during the offseason.
www.azcentral.com /sports/suns/articles/0508benwallace-ON.html   (813 words)

 Bio at BlinkBits. Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace (born September 10, 1974 in White Hall, Alabama) is a professional basketball player in the NBA who plays center (and sometimes power forward) for the Detroit Pistons.
Wallace is also one of only five players in history (along with Julius Erving, Sam Lacey, Hakeem Olajuwon and David Robinson) to have recorded 100 blocks and 100 steals in five consecutive seasons.
Wallace was not drafted to the NBA, but was signed as a rookie free agent by the Washington Bullets on October 2, 1996.
www.blinkbits.com /bits/viewforum/ben_wallace_bio?f=9479   (1550 words)

 Player Bio: Ben Wallace :: Men's Ice Hockey
Wallace picked up his first career assists during the 2002-03 season, with his first helper coming in the season opener at Ohio State, a 3-1 win over the Buckeyes.
Ben saw a lot of action as a rookie and gained valuable experience, but his sophomore year was hampered by an injury that took him out of a very competitive lineup, and it was difficult getting back into the mix.
Ben Ladd Wallace is the son of Murray and Janice Wallace and has two brothers and a sister.
cornellbigred.cstv.com /sports/m-hockey/mtt/wallace_ben00.html   (487 words)

 InsideHoops.com - Basketball Playoffs Interviews - Ben Wallace
Ben Wallace: I think our guard play is really the big key to slowing Duncan down, because they are pressuring up the floor and then when he does catch the ball, he's got to fight against either me, Rasheed, McDyess and the shot clock.
Ben Wallace: I was a little concerned because my first work out with Boston, I'm pretty sure everybody knew I played the two three, so coming to Washington, they said they were looking for a center.
Ben Wallace: You know, for us we want him to start their offense, start going into their plays at like 14 seconds on the clock.
www.insidehoops.com /wallace-interview-061805.shtml   (1019 words)

 » 32. Ben Wallace - SLAM Online
If Benny wallace was still on the pistons their fans would be going crazy right now in his defense instead not so baby bulls fans are still jerkin it to the MJ days and crying about losing to the wizards in the 05 playoffs.
ben wallace is of course unparelleled on the defensive end but besides setting screens, he is a liability on the offensive end.
Ben will do just fine letting the perimiter guys be more aggresive on D and getting the break going but not enough for the bulls to reach the finals.
slamonline.com /online/2006/10/32-ben-wallace   (3095 words)

 Ben Wallace   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ben Wallace was born on September 10, 1974.
Ben Wallace is a 6’ 9’’ 240 pound starting center for the Detroit Pistons.
Ben Wallace contributes mostly on the defensive end and on the boards but every now and then he will contribute on the offensive end like during the playoffs he has become a big help to
volweb.utk.edu /SCHOOL/sullivan/bluffms/wallace.htm   (142 words)

 Ben Wallace Photos - Ben Wallace News - Ben Wallace Information
Ben Wallace is recognized as one of the best defensive basketball players in the NBA, being an All-Star every year.
Whenever Ben scored or recorded a block on Detroit's homecourt, the Palace of Auburn Hills, the sound of a gong was played, an allusion to the Big Ben, Wallace's nickname.
Ben has gained great notoriety in the Detroit area and nationwide, and fans often arrive at his games sporting wigs in honor of his trademark afro hairstyle.
www.tv.com /ben-wallace/person/314396/summary.html   (294 words)

 USA Basketball: Bio:
Wallace is the shortest person to lead the NBA in blocked shots.
Wallace, who finished runner-up to O’Neal in the voting for the 2002 NBA Most Improved Player award, helped the Pistons in 2001-02 to their first Central Division title since 1989-90 as Detroit improved from a 32-win season in 2000-01 to a 50-win season, the first 50-plus-win season for Detroit since 1996-97.
Wallace was a heralded high school athlete who competed in football, baseball, basketball and track at Central High School (Ala.) and earned Alabama all-state honors in all but track.
www.usabasketball.com /biosmen/ben_wallace_bio.html   (577 words)

 Ben Wallace - HoopsVibe
Ben Wallace, also known as "Big Ben", is the All-Star center of the Chicago Bulls.
Man Big Ben is Best NBA defensive player of all time not for 3 or 4 years of all time he is a great player and he plays real basketball he is the best on deffense he is the heart and soul and power of any team he is on.
Ben Wallace is gonna give the bulls their championship again..With his defense..
www.hoopsvibe.com /nba/nba-players/ben-wallace-ar21233.html   (1548 words)

 HoopsHype - Columns - Wallace will struggle to reach lofty expectations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Ben Wallace was supposedly the free-agent catch of the summer.
Wallace will be the highest-paid player on the team, but the fourth or fifth best in all-around skill categories.
Ben Wallace will find out early how much Rasheed Wallace, Chauncey Billups, Rip Hamilton and Tayshaun Prince meant to him and how they hid his deficiencies.
www.hoopshype.com /columns/wallace_johnson.htm   (778 words)

 Dime Magazine's Blog - FOX Sports Blogs
Wallace took the headband off midway through the third quarter and was put back in.
Ben Wallace recently revealed that one reason he left Detroit was his deteriorating relationship with Flip Saunders.
Ben Wallace recently told a Detroit television station that he was not insulted by the Pistons' initial contract offer.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/DimeMagazine/Ben_Wallace/30552   (8229 words)

 Ben Wallace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wallace was considered by many to be the cornerstone of the Detroit Pistons' success in the 2000s, culminating in a championship in 2004.
The deal became official July 13, and Wallace was introduced to the Chicago media as the team's newest member the same day.
Wallace was pulled 2:02 from the game by Skiles and was soon put back in after he removed the headband.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ben_Wallace   (1618 words)

 Ben Wallace is NBA's top defender
Ben Wallace was named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year for the third time in four years.
A veteran of eight NBA campaigns, Wallace was an obvious choice for the award this year, as he was the only player to rank in the top five in both blocks and rebounds in the regular season.
Wallace joined elite company this year, becoming only the fourth player in NBA history to average 12 or more rebounds and two or more blocks for five consecutive years.
www.cbc.ca /sports/story/2005/05/02/ben_wallace050502.html   (1230 words)

 SportingNews.com - NBA - Source: Ben Wallace to sign with Bulls
DETROIT -- Ben Wallace is bringing his rebounds, blocks and steals to the Chicago Bulls.
Wallace helped Detroit advance in the playoffs in 2002 -- for the first time since 1991 -- get to the conference finals in 2003, win a title in 2004 and reach the finals last year.
Wallace, who turns 32 on Sept. 10, scored 7.3 points a game this past season and has not averaged double digits in any of his 10 years in the league.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=105722   (1754 words)

 True Hoop: Ben Wallace: Bull
Ben Wallace has reportedly told the Pistons he intends to sign with the Bulls.
With Wallace, McDyess and Pryzbilla getting most of the minutes and Maxiell given a real honest chance to earn more minutes as the season progresses, Detroit should be able to put some points on the board without completely sacrificing on the defensive end.
The Ben Wallaces of the world were often sitting on the sideline waving towels thanks to foul trouble and bad matchups.
www.truehoop.com /chicago-bulls-27629-ben-wallace-bull.html   (3214 words)

 » Shut Up, Ben Wallace - SLAM Online
Big Ben has been my favorite player for the past five years or so, a passion that obviously was passed on.
Ben gives the appearance of being a stoic, hard-working, nose-to-the-grindstone guy, and obviously he is in many respects.
Big Ben is not the man chicago need to be the heat, pistons, wizards or the cav’s they will still not make it past the first round.
slamonline.com /online/2006/10/shut-up-ben-wallace   (1433 words)

 jeff_kilpatrick's Blog - FOX Sports Blogs
The Pistons lost Ben Wallace who was the one guy they couldn't afford to lose, and I can't believe more people aren't making a bigger deal of this.
Big Ben's got a chip the size of the Hancock Tower on his shoulder, and the rest of the Bulls think they should have beat Miami in the opening round series last year, so motivation will not be an issue.
With Garnett, plus Wallace as the inside defender and rebounder every team would love, along with uberpoint guard Kirk Heinrich and a bevy of talented wing players, the Bulls are the new favorites to represent the East in the Finals.
community.foxsports.com /blogs/jeff_kilpatrick/Ben_Wallace/30552   (4278 words)

 Ben Wallace leaving Pistons for Bulls - NBA - MSNBC.com
DETROIT - Free-agent center Ben Wallace is leaving the Detroit Pistons to sign with the Chicago Bulls, a person within the NBA said Monday.
Wallace, a four-time Defensive Player of the Year, could be a good fit for an up-and-coming Chicago team that needs help with rebounding and defense.
Wallace helped Detroit advance in the playoffs in 2002 — for the first time since 1991 — get to the conference finals in 2003, win a title in 2004 and reach the finals last year.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/13673116   (748 words)

 IGN: Ben Wallace Interview
Ben Wallace is big in ever way, from his massive biceps and shoulders down to the enormous kicks supporting his frame.
During the photo shoot, they asked Ben to grimace and snarl, even jump off a trampoline, but all I could think about as he swung his elbows, mimicking a rebound, is how smashed and mangled my body would be if one of his muscles even glanced my being.
Even so, it's not the muscles that draw the most cheers from Wallace, it's the size of his hair, as legions of the Big Ben faithful show up to arenas in fros of their own in support of Detroit's defensive specialist and the embodiment of Bad Boys 2.
sports.ign.com /articles/543/543096p1.html   (753 words)

 Ben Wallace helping spark Pistons
Wallace, on the suggestion of his wife, pulled out his cornrows and combed out his afro for Game 3 of the series Tuesday night and immediately the Pistons' fortunes changed.
Wallace scored 15 points, collected a game-high 11 rebounds and blocked five shots, as Detroit knocked off San Antonio 97-76 at The Palace of Auburn Hills to win its first game of the series.
But Ben Wallace was still the catalyst for Detroit, especially on defence.
www.cbc.ca /sports/story/2005/06/16/pistons_spurs050616.html   (1424 words)

 Ben Wallace NBA Basketball at CBS SportsLine.com
Bulls C Ben Wallace recorded his fifth double-double of the season Friday with 11 points and 10 rebounds at New York.
Wallace finally appears to be rolling with his new team and the headbacnd drama is a thing of the past.
He is the shiny new toy in Chicago and he'll bring with him to the Windy City the best all around defense of any individual in the association.
www.sportsline.com /nba/players/playerpage/6835   (273 words)

 Ben Wallace doesn’t like Flip Saunders at YAYsports! NBA
It’s a new season, but one of our favorite storylines from last year is allowed to live on, as it’s taken on a whole new formatulation.
Between having to play inside more that he cares to and Flip running that sweet zone defense Sheed loves so much, dude is going to CTC all over the place.
You seem to forget Ben’s hands are still too small for the Orange roundie…even the new roundie.
www.yaysports.com /nba/2006/10/ben_wallace_doesnt_like_flip_s.html   (760 words)

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