Ben Wallace Documentary
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The only thing undrafted Ben Wallace was really known for after his first three seasons in the NBA was getting posterized by a young Kobe Bryant.
The Washington Wizard reserve then spent a season in Orlando before they traded him to Detroit for Grant Hill. And while Grant spent much of the next five years injured, Ben Wallace turned into a star — a four-time All-Star and NBA champion. He was also a four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year award winner and made an All-NBA (2nd & 3rd) team five times, while averaging less than 10 points a game for the Pistons.
He would play six more productive seasons in the NBA with the Bulls, Cavs and Pistons, who retired his number in 2016.
When I think of Ben, the first thing that pops in my head is still Kobe dunking on him but the second thing is it’s a shame he’s not in the Hall of Fame yet.
HOW GOOD WAS BEN?
KOBE’S DUNK (SORRY BEN!)
This is actually from my private VHS collection.