Gerald Wallace RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Warriors plan on keeping Gerald Wallace

    CSN New England "The Warriors positioned themselves to save about $24 million by trading David Lee for Gerald Wallace. They could save an additional $24 million by stretching Wallace, but they apparently won’t go that route. The Warriors have plenty of time to change their mind. As long as they waive Wallace..." July 08

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say that the Celtics have agreed to send Gerald Wallace to the Warriors for David Lee

  • Report: Warriors trading David Lee to Celtics for Gerald Wallace

    San Jose Mercury News "David Lee, a former All-Star for the Warriors who accepted a bench role on their NBA championship team, is reportedly headed to the Boston Celtics in a trade for Gerald Wallace that was agreed upon Tuesday. The swap of 32-year-old forwards was a cost-cutting move for the Warriors, who unloaded..." July 07

  • Celtics may trade Gerald Wallace with a pick

    Celtics Blog "I've really grown to like Gerald Wallace the last couple of years. He works hard, he's dead-blunt honest, and he's become like another assistant coach on the sidelines. Of course $10M a year is a lot for a glorified assistant coach and end of bench player. But that was the price that Danny..." April 28

  • Gerald Wallace calls a players only meeting: "We gave this game away"

    WEEI Boston "Gerald Wallace played just 12 minutes and scored just two points in Boston’s dreadful 105-97 overtime loss Sunday night to the Pistons at TD Garden. But what he told the team afterward could prove to be his most important contribution. The Celtics were coming off two losses in Oklahoma City and..." March 23

  • Celtics’ Gerald Wallace will ponder his future

    Boston Globe "Gerald Wallace has made such an impression around the NBA that there are draft prospects being compared with him or projected as Gerald Wallace types of players. It is flattering for the 32-year-old Celtic, who has served as more of a mentor than a player during his two seasons in..." March 17

  • C's Wallace embracing role as versatile veteran

    ESPN Boston "Boston Celtics veteran Gerald Wallace hadn't touched the floor in over a week's time when coach Brad Stevens looked down the bench and called his name in the first quarter of last week's game against the New York Knicks. The 32-year-old Wallace looked up, maybe a bit surprised by the early..." December 17

  • Gerald Wallace content despite knee pain, possibility of limited role with Boston Celtics

    Mass Live "One year ago, Gerald Wallace feared for the Boston Celtics. Even before the preseason ended, he delivered the message multiple times: his team needed to improve or it would get whipped just about every night. At least for now, though, the grumbling has ceased. The veteran seems content with his..." October 21

  • Gerald Wallace’s job: Make Jeff Green a star

    Boston Herald "You might think Gerald Wallace would be trying to bust his way out of town. You might think that, at 32 and in his 14th NBA season, he would rather be on a club with a chance to compete for a championship than playing it out as a fringe rotational guy for a team that figures to be rebuilding for a..." October 06

  • Gerald Wallace's contract is like a lottery ticket for the Boston Celtics

    Celtics Blog "Gerald Wallace was stoic last season. He often moped around on the end of the bench with his hands stuffed in his face, and he almost never smiled. But neither did the Boston Celtics fans that watched him play on the court. Many of the league's observers consider his contract as one of the..." September 23

  • Gerald Wallace: Celtics have real asset in Rajon Rondo

    Boston Herald "Gerald Wallace has seen Rajon Rondo from all sides. He’s watched him from an opponent’s perspective; he’s seen him as a teammate with the Celtics. Wallace has seen Rondo dive on the floor for a loose ball just as he would, and he’s seen him sweat the small stuff in a way he never would. And..." March 03

  • Celtics' Gerald Wallace (knee) done for the season

    CBS Sports "The Celtics will shut down forward Gerald Wallace for the rest of the season after an MRI shows he's been playing with a torn meniscus, via ESPN Boston. "[Wallace] had some knee soreness [so Thursday he] went to the doctor and had MRI. It shows he has a torn meniscus," head coach Brad Stevens..." March 01

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    Add one more to the injured list. Gerald Wallace has a torn meniscus. #celticstalk

  • Wallace content with C's, not considering buyout

    CSN New England "Gerald Wallace is 31 years old although sometimes his body feels much, much older than that. Wallace's days of being an effective player are dwindling, much like his window of opportunity to play for a title contender. And as much as he would love to be in a more winning situation right now,..." February 24

  • Wallace Still Irked by Bobcats Trade Years Later

    Basketball Insiders "Gerald Wallace understands the nature of the NBA. He has seen teammates come and go. He himself has played for five teams over his 13-season career. But in spite of knowing basketball is a business, there is one move that irks him three years after the fact. Rewind to February of 2011. The..." February 19

  • Gerald Wallace’s body, pride bruised on Celtics bench

    Boston Herald "His body has started to rebel. The price compounds for having a nickname like Crash, and aches and bruises that used to wash away with adrenaline now carry into the next day. But Gerald Wallace also is playing the fewest minutes since his late teens at the end of Sacramento’s bench, and the..." January 15

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    Mark Murphy @Murf56

    Wallace (9 minutes) was hit in nose. Under advice of trainer Ed Lacerte, he was held out of second half.

  • Is Wallace, Humphries for Stoudemire a possibility?

    CSN New England "The Knicks may be out of luck when it comes to acquiring Celtics guard Rajon Rondo from the Celtics, but according to one report, there may still be life for a trade between the two teams involving other players. As you may be aware, the 3-8 Knicks have more issues than Rondo can fix anyways...." November 22

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics Gerald Wallace fined $10k for profane comments after #Celtics loss at #Rockets on Tuesday.

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    Chris Broussard @Chris_Broussard

    While C's not moving Rondo, they would take back Amare in deal n which they could unload longer deals of Gerald Wallace &/or Courtney Lee

  • Celtics’ Gerald Wallace accepting bench role

    Boston Globe "On the screen is Gerald Wallace, and he is a 6-foot-7-inch terror who leads fast breaks; who tries to dunk everything; who dives after every loose ball as if saving it means saving the world, who hits the floor so often, so hard, with such disregard for his body, everyone calls him..." November 18

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    Rick Bonnell @rick_bonnell

    Gerald Wallace told me, "I understand my situation...don't think I could play 35-40 minutes a night for 82 games anymore."

  • Gerald Wallace Calls His Teammates Out (Again) After Bucks Loss

    Celtics Hub "Losing is hard. This season will be hard. Some players don’t like to take that lying down though. After the Celtics surrendered a 22-point lead in the final 18 minutes of last night’s game, Gerald Wallace made his opinion felt after the game about what happened. “We got selfish. Instead of..." November 02

  • Gerald Wallace takes issue with Celtics’ effort

    Boston Globe "Gerald Wallace is the most senior member of the Celtics with 12 years of NBA experience on his resume. So when the veteran swingman speaks his words carry weight in the locker room. And Wallace was not at all happy with how his team played in a 104-89 preseason loss to the Minnesota..." October 21

  • Celtics’ Gerald Wallace settles into another rebuild

    Boston Globe "Gerald Wallace stayed home and digested news that he said he never saw coming. The veteran swingman then remained in Alabama for nearly the entire offseason before coming here in recent weeks to join members of the Celtics the team to which he had been traded. Wallace formerly of the..." October 01

  • Stevens, Ainge look to make Wallace fit with C's

    CSN New England "In July when the Boston Celtics brought in the key pieces to their blockbuster trade with Brooklyn for a press conference Gerald Wallace was not with them. When the newest Celtics began to trickle into town earlier this month and immediately began to participate in the Celtics' various..." September 27

  • Gerald Wallace yet to show himself as a Celtic

    ESPN Boston "Back in July when the Boston Celtics formally introduced the players acquired from the Brooklyn Nets as part of this summer’s nine-player blockbuster swap small forward Gerald Wallace was absent excused from the press conference to attend the start of his youth basketball camp in his native..." September 26

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    A. Sherrod Blakely @SherrodbCSN

    #Celtics forward Gerald Wallace is expected to be in town today according to HC Brad Stevens. #time2go2work

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    Trade Details: KG, Pierce, Terry to Nets. 1st Rd picks in 2014, 2016, 2018 & Humphries, Wallace, Evans, Shengalia, Bogans to Celtics

  • Wallace: Nets show they have guts, heart

    New York Post "Gerald Wallace isn’t shy about saying it and he doesn’t mind if the Bulls hear it. “We’re the better team,” he said last night, following the Nets’ 110-91 live-another-day first-round playoff victory over the Bulls at the Barclays Center. Wallace said it more than once. Game 6 is set for..." April 30

  • Wallace frustrated over playing time

    Chicago Tribune "There were plenty of scowls circling inside the hotel Friday as the battered Nets gathered for a team meeting. No player seemed more visibly frustrated than forward Gerald Wallace, who let off some steam during a brief media session. He was on the bench the entire fourth quarter of the 79-76..." April 27

  • Nets’ Wallace shows signs of playoff breakout

    New York Post "The Nets expect to get scoring from Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez on a nightly basis. But if Gerald Wallace can continue to give them anywhere near the production he did in their comfortable victory over the Bulls in Game 1 Saturday night in Brooklyn, what was expected to be a long..." April 22

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    Brooklyn Nets @

    Injury update: G. Wallace - Out- Lower left leg contusion... K. Bogans is a game time decision (back).

  • Deron feels Gerald’s pain

    New York Post "Deron Williams knows what Gerald Wallace is going through. It wasn’t so long ago Williams was struggling with his shot and searching for confidence, igniting questions about the Nets’ franchise player and his place among the NBA’s premier point guards. But he powered past it, reminding Brooklyn..." April 09

  • Nets’ Wallace loses faith in his shooting

    New York Post "At several points during the Nets’ 105-96 win over the Bobcats on Saturday, the ball found its way into the hands of an open Gerald Wallace. But, outside of getting fouled on an attempted layup after Deron Williams found him wide open under the basket, Wallace didn’t attempt a single..." April 08

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    Brooklyn Nets @

    Injury Update: Joe Johnson (sore left heel) is out tonight against the Cavs... Gerald Wallace (sore left foot) is a game time decision.

  • Nets’ Wallace finally back into offensive rhythm

    New York Post "Gerald Wallace didn’t need to be told it had been awhile since he had last scored in double figures. “It’s probably been all season,” Wallace said with a wry smile after scoring 13 points and grabbing eight rebounds in Tuesday’s 108-98 victory over the Hornets in Brooklyn. It hadn’t been all..." March 14

  • As Wallace goes, so go the Nets

    New York Post "Gerald Wallace rarely has the best line in the Nets' box score, but a simple look at the stats doesn't do justice to the contribution the hard-working small forward makes on a daily basis. "He's so important," Deron Williams said. "What he does can't be seen on stats. His hustle, his energy,..." February 03

  • Wallace back in Brooklyn lineup after rib injury

    New York Post "The one bright spot in the Nets' 109-95 lackluster loss to the Hawks last night was the return of Gerald Wallace. The versatile forward came off the bench to play 15 minutes after sitting out the past two games with bruised ribs, and finished with four points, two rebounds and a..." January 17

  • Wallace's return from knee injury propels Nets

    New York Post "A quick look at Gerald Wallace's stat line in the Nets' 110-93 win over the Thunder last night would make one think he didn't make a huge contribution. But despite finishing with six points, four rebounds and two assists, Wallace's defense against Kevin Durant was a big lift for the Nets, after..." January 03

  • Gerald Wallace rips Nets after loss to Bucks

    New York Post "When the Nets dramatically overhauled their roster this summer, the plan wasn't to put together a .500 team. But that's exactly what they are after last night's 108-93 loss to the Bucks dropped them to 14-14 this season. "We're a way better team than what our record is," Gerald Wallace said...." December 27

  • Wallace & Evans: the flop couple

    New York Post "Gerald Wallace was hit with a $5,000 fine by the NBA yesterday afternoon for violating the league's new anti-flopping rules for a second time this season. The Nets' starting small forward was fined after the league determined he flopped during the third quarter of Saturday's 102-89 loss in..." December 06

  • Wallace awakens with lock-down D on Melo

    New York Post "Gerald Wallace admitted he hadn't been feeling like himself since returning to the lineup following an ankle injury suffered in the season opener. A solid training camp was wasted as Wallace spent more time in the training room than on the court. "I thought I had a great training camp, and then..." November 27

  • Wallace returns to lineup

    New York Post "The Nets got a much-needed boost when Gerald Wallace finally returned to the lineup in last night's 99-90 win over the Kings. Wallace, who finished with four points, a rebound and three assists in 24:30, started and played for the first time since spraining his left ankle in the final minute of..." November 19

  • Nets' Gerald Wallace says team has 'great pieces' but not a finished product

    Newark Star-Ledger "Gerald Wallace wouldn't call the Brooklyn Nets roster as it's currently constructed the best team he's ever played on. That distinction still belongs to the Sacramento Kings from 2001-04. He wouldn't call these Nets better than the crosstown rival Knicks, nor would he put them on a plateau with..." July 17

  • Nets' Wallace: We're in top 5

    New York Post "When Joe Johnson was officially introduced as a Net on Friday, he said they are already the top team in New York. When Gerald Wallace was given an opportunity to voice his opinion on the subject yesterday during a conference call to announce his re-signing with the team, he was much more..." July 17

  • Gerald Wallace on trade to Nets: 'I didn't see it coming'

    Portland Tribune "Gerald Wallace said his trade from the Trail Blazers to the New Jersey Nets on March 16 was "kind of shocking." "I didn't see it coming," Wallace said before the Nets' Wednesday night game against Portland at the Rose Garden. "I didn't even think I was on the trading block. Nobody told me..." April 05

  • Blazers meet Nets' Gerald Wallace at the basket, and after the game

    Portland Tribune "The New Jersey Nets walked out of the covered entryway and onto the floor of the Rose Garden. With them, Gerald Wallace. The 6-7 small forward played just 65 games over parts of two seasons with the Trail Blazers, but his production and leadership on the court made him a quick favorite of the..." April 05

  • Watch Gerald Wallace for signs of how the Trail Blazers handle first extended road trip

    Oregonian "Usually, it takes coaches a quarter, sometimes a half to decipher whether a certain player is on that night. But when it comes to Trail Blazers forward Gerald Wallace, coach Nate McMillan says he knows long before the game starts. All it takes is one look. "I know when he doesn't have it,"..." January 13

  • One small forward or two? Blazers must weigh how to pay Wallace and/or Batum

    Portland Tribune "Much as they'd like to keep both, the Trail Blazers will likely have to make a decision between retaining small forwards Gerald Wallace and Nicolas Batum after this season. The Blazers hope it doesn't come down to that, of course. "You're always trying to balance your roster," says interim..." January 12