The Detroit Pistons invited back an icon back to the fold as part of their instant future on Friday. The group revealed Ben Wallace has actually been employed as a basketball operations and group engagement consultant. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported the news.
Hall of Famer Ben Wallace is signing up with the Detroit Pistons company as a basketball operations and group engagement consultant.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) October 8, 2021
Pistons owner Tom Gores broke down what kind of contributions Wallace has actually supplied in the past and what property he will remain in the future by means of NBA.com.
“Ben is a Hall of Famer and a Pistons legend who has continued to come back home and support our team and our organization,” stated group owner Tom Gores. “He embodies everything we are building here and will be a real asset to Dwane, Troy and the rest of our staff. Ben helped set the standard for what it means to be a Piston and will be a tremendous influence for our young players.”
Wallace’s function will be as an intermediary to basic supervisor Troy Weaver, the basketball operations personnel and the training personnel. His existence will likewise be needed as a coach to gamers on the Pistons lineup and G-League gamers.
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame conscript played 16 seasons with Washington, Orlando, Detroit, Chicago and Cleveland. However Pistons fans will constantly keep in mind the “Big Ben” that led the franchise to their last NBA title back in 2004.