“Ben Wallace was released on $5,000 bond but served 365 days of probation”: When the Pistons legend was hit with a DUI and concealed weapon charge

Ben Wallace was let off easy for having a concealed weapon and driving under the influence as he was sentenced to a year of probation. Ben Wallace and the Detroit Pistons winning the 2004 NBA championship is perhaps the most…

“The 2004 Detroit Pistons are the only championship winning team without a top 75 player!”: The modern day Bad Boy Pistons had some Hall of fame caliber players, but none in the top 75

The 2004 Detroit Pistons earned their plaudits – every win was hard-fought, and they did it without a league-recognized top 75 player in their ranks The early 2000s were dominated by the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs.…

“Ben Wallace told me he’d kill me if I ran into him again”: Steve Nash recounts his battles against the Pistons and his ferocious intensity

Steve Nash talks about fighting through screens set by Ben Wallace and how the Pistons DPOY threatened during one of their games.  Ben Wallace sure made everybody who passed up on him during the 1996 NBA Draft regret their decision as…

“Ben Wallace fouled me young lady, don’t ask dumb questions”: When Shaquille O’Neal went off on a reporter after being asked about the Pistons DPOY’s monster block on him

Shaquille O’Neal told a reporter to not ask him dumb questions when she asked him about Ben Wallace’s block on him in Heat-Pistons.  There are only a select few players in NBA history who can safely say that they were…

“Isaiah Stewart catapulted himself into the conversation of dudes you never want to mess with”: Reggie Miller compares the 20-year old to Charles Oakley, Buck Williams, Dale, and Antonio Davis

Pacers legend Reggie Miller believes Isaiah Stewart has put himself in the group boasting of Charles Oakley, Buck Williams, Dale, and Antonio Davis. These All-Stars were known for their intimidating nature on the court. The altercation between Isaiah Stewart and…

“Ben Wallace was one of the most impactful players of all time”: The Pistons Legend and 2021 Hall of Famer is the only NBA player with more steals than turnovers

Ben Wallace’s impact on a basketball game is as high as any player on the “best ever” list. The Detroit Pistons‘ legend is one of the league’s best defenders ever. Physically a beast, the 6’9 center was a tad shorter…

“Michael Jordan, Rodman, Bill Russell, Chamberlain, and Ben Wallace”: Metta Sandiford-Artest leaves out Kobe Bryant and Scottie Pippen off his top 5 all-time defenders list

In a recent podcast appearance, former NBA Champion Metta Sandiford-Artest revealed his top 5 greatest defensive players of all time. NBA is one of the most talented leagues for any sport. Many all-time greats have graced the sport with their…

“I’m going to cross Ben Wallace up and dunk on him”: Nick Van Exel recounts the time Kobe Bryant did exactly what he said he was going to do in his early Lakers days

Kobe Bryant told his teammates that he was going to cross up Ben Wallace and dunk on him and according to Nick van Exel, it’s what he did.  If there was one player in the history of the league who had the…

“Ben Wallace’s mom had died”: When Stephen Jackson broke down Ron Artest’s role in ‘Malice in the Palace’ on the Rich Eisen Show

Stephen Jackson, Ron Artest and Ben Wallace were all suspended and handed severe penalties for their roles in ‘Malice in the Palace’. The incident came as a shock to the American public consciousness. It represented the worst of fan-player interactions,…

“Draymond Green is a worse defender than Hakeem Olajuwon and Kevin Garnett”: Kendrick Perkins goes off on Warriors DPOY for claiming he’s the ‘GOAT’ defender

Kendrick Perkins lists off a multitude of stars he believes to be greater defenders than Draymond Green, following his comments on it.  After having spent nearly a decade in the NBA, Draymond Green has solidified his place in the upper…