The Detroit Pistons have signed Hall of Fame huge-guy Ben Wallace as a basketball functions and team engagement advisor.
Wallace, 47, will recommend the Pistons at an organizational amount: from the Motor City Cruise of the NBA G League to the NBA.
“Ben is a Corridor of Famer and a Pistons legend who has ongoing to appear back dwelling and assistance our workforce and our business,” staff proprietor Tom Gores mentioned in a assertion, by way of ESPN.
“He embodies anything we are developing listed here and will be a real asset to Dwane, Troy and the rest of our employees. Ben helped set the conventional for what it usually means to be a Piston and will be a great influence for our youthful gamers.”
Wallace, a 4x NBA Defensive Participant of the Calendar year, averaged 5.7 factors, 9.6 rebounds, and 2. blocks as a result of 16 a long time in the NBA nine of which had been in Detroit.
His insight as a defensive mastermind will no doubt support the Pistons as they rebuild behind head coach Dwane Casey.