The Detroit Pistons welcomed again an icon again to the fold as a part of their rapid future on Friday. The crew introduced Ben Wallace has been employed as a basketball operations and crew engagement advisor. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported the information.
Corridor of Famer Ben Wallace is becoming a member of the Detroit Pistons group as a basketball operations and crew engagement advisor.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 8, 2021
Pistons proprietor Tom Gores broke down what sort of contributions Wallace has offered previously and what asset he shall be sooner or later via NBA.com.
“Ben is a Corridor of Famer and a Pistons legend who has continued to come back again dwelling and help our crew and our group,” stated crew proprietor Tom Gores. “He embodies all the pieces we’re constructing right here and shall be an actual asset to Dwane, Troy and the remainder of our workers. Ben helped set the usual for what it means to be a Piston and shall be an incredible affect for our younger gamers.”
Wallace’s position shall be as a liaison to normal supervisor Troy Weaver, the basketball operations workers and the teaching workers. His presence may even be required as a mentor to gamers on the Pistons roster and G-League gamers.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Corridor of Fame inductee performed 16 seasons with Washington, Orlando, Detroit, Chicago and Cleveland. Nonetheless Pistons followers will at all times bear in mind the “Massive Ben” that led the franchise to their final NBA title again in 2004.