Ben Wallace

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Cavaliers Get Back Into Series With Celtics

Solid defense helps Cleveland cut Boston's lead to 2-1

(Newser) - It was the Boston Celtics, not Ben Wallace, feeling dizzy after this one. Wallace started Game 3 despite occasional dizziness from an inner ear infection and had one of his best performances since joining Cleveland in a midseason trade. His defensive presence inside was a major factor in the Cavaliers'... More »

Hawks Top Knicks, Inch Toward Playoffs

Cavaliers tame Bobcats, Mavericks all over Heat

(Newser) - Joe Johnson got by with a little help from his teammates today, as the Hawks beat the Knicks 109-98. While he scored 28 points and added 11 assists, Marvin Williams also stepped up his game and contributed 25 points, while Josh Childress added another 22, with nine rebounds, as Atlanta... More »

LeBron Shines Again, But Bulls Best Cavs

Chicago's third-quarter run sparks 107-96 win over Cleveland

(Newser) - King James tried his best, but Cleveland was unable to overcome the Bulls tonight, losing 107-96. Just one day after scoring 50 points in New York, he netted another 39 in Chicago. Ben Gordon and Luol Deng each scored 23 points for the Bulls, with most of their damage coming... More »

LeBron Leads Cavs' Comeback

Bulls have no answer for league's leading scorer

(Newser) - LeBron James, who has said his favorite time of game is the fourth quarter, converted a layup with 3:04 remaining in the fourth today, breaking a tie game and putting the Cavaliers ahead to stay in a 95-86 victory over Chicago. "When the games are close, that's when... More »

New Look Suits Cavs Well In Blowout

Wallace, three others make Cleveland debut, top Memphis 109-89

(Newser) - Three days after a blockbuster trade sent Ben Wallace and three others to Cleveland, the players made their official debut against the Memphis Grizzlies.  And what a debut it was, as the Cavs trounced the Grizzlies, 109-89.  LeBron James and Zydrunas Ilgauskas combined for 47 points, while Wallace... More »

Cavs Land Wallace, Szczerbiak

Trade with Chicago and Seattle moves scores of players

(Newser) - The Cleveland Cavaliers are answering LeBron James’ prayers: ESPN sources say three-way trades will bring four new faces to the team, including the Chicago Bulls’ Ben Wallace and the Seattle Supersonics’ Wally Szczerbiak. The Bulls will grab four Cavs, including Drew Gooden and Larry Hughes, while the SuperSonics take on... More »

Hinrich, Bulls Turn Off the Heat

Despite injuries, Wade's 30

(Newser) - Despite the absences of Ben Wallace, Luol Deng, and Ben Gordon, the Bulls were able to finish the first half of the season in fine form, snuffing Miami, 99-92. Kurt Hinrich, coming off the bench after being sidelined with a rib injury, put up 24 for Chicago, including a crucial... More »

Gordon, Bulls Run Over Wizards 95-84

Bobcats comeback beats Jazz 98-92, Knicks best listless Cavs 108-90

(Newser) - The Chicago Bulls put together a 12-0 run in the final four minutes to beat the Washington Wizards 95-84. Caron Butler recorded a triple-double for Washington, which came into the game riding a four-game win streak. Ben Gordon led the way for Chicago with 22 points. Ben Wallace sat out... More »

Celtics 5-0 After Brushing Off Nets 112-101

Trail Blazers, Suns, Raptors also winners in NBA action

(Newser) - The Boston Celtics were explosive out of the gate this season and kept up that pace in last night's 112-101 defeat of the New Jersey Nets, the Boston Herald reports. The big three came through as usual, with Paul Pierce sinking 28 points, Ray Allen putting up 27 and Kevin... More »

Retailer Sells Air Jordan Rivals Dirt Cheap

Steve & Barry's markets star sneaks for under $20

(Newser) - Don’t feel like ponying up $175 for the freshest Air Jordans? You could instead buy 11 pairs of Ben Wallace’s Big Ben shoes and have change. Budget-minded retailer Steve & Barry’s is reversing Nike’s formula, selling low-cost shoes branded by Wallace, Venus Williams, and Stephon Marbury—... More »

Piston Fans Dump Big Ben

Fans jeer one of the best players in team history

(Newser) - Despite six years of success in Detroit, where his defense and charisma helped turn around a slumping franchise, Ben Wallace can't get a break from the fickle fans who once loved him. Wallace jumped ship to division rival Chicago after being offered a frankly insane $60 million, four-year deal. Detroit... More »

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