Ben Wallace

Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons Player (2000 – 2006), (2009 – 2012)
Number "3" was retired by the Pistons
1x NBA Champion

Ben Camey Wallace

Detroit Pistons Player (2000 – 2006), (2009 – 2012)

Ben Wallace was born in White Hall, Alabama, attending Central High School where he earned all-state honors in basketball, baseball, and football. His college basketball career started at Cuyahoga Community College for two years, then moved on to Virginia Union a Division II school earning first team All-America honors. Wallace signed with the Washington Bullets in 1996 beginning a 13-year NBA career. Wallace’s most successful seasons were with the Detroit Pistons as he was a key factor in the Pistons winning an NBA Championship in 2004. Wallace left the Pistons after the 2006 season and moved on to the Cavaliers and Bulls before returning to the Pistons for the last three years of his career. Wallace was a 4-time NBA All Star, 4-time NBA Defensive player of the year, 2-time NBA rebounding leader and 1-time NBA blocks leader. His number “3” was retired by the Pistons. Ben Wallace was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2016.