Rasheed Wallace RUMORS & NEWS

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    October 29

  • Knicks forward Rasheed Wallace announces retirement

    New York Daily News "Rasheed Wallace announced his retirement on Wednesday just two days after re-injuring his surgically repaired left foot in the Knicks loss in Charlotte. "Rasheed has given this team everything he had," Mike Woodson said in a statement. "He is a winner, true professional and leader on and off..." April 17

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    NY_KnicksPR @NY_KnicksPR

    April 17, 2013 – EVP, Basketball Operations & GM Glen Grunwald announced F/C Rasheed Wallace has retired from playing pro basketball.

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    Jared Zwerling @

    Woodson says Chandler and Martin will play in Game 1. No word on Sheed yet.

  • Sore foot sidelines Wallace yet again

    New York Post "This was supposed to be a test run for Rasheed Wallace, a chance, according to Knicks coach Mike Woodson, “to get his feet wet a little bit.” The test lasted all of four minutes, as Wallace left last night’s 106-95 loss to the Bobcats with a sore left foot. He then left the arena without..." April 16

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    Al Iannazzone @

    Knicks announce that Rasheed Wallace and Marcus Camby are active tonight. So they both might get a little run.

  • Rasheed may play tonight

    New York Post "“Sheeeed!’’ The Garden chant will soon return. Rasheed Wallace surprisingly could play for the first time since mid-December tonight when the Knicks visit Charlotte, coach Mike Woodson said yesterday. There have been so many false alarms with the 6-foot-11 Wallace, who had foot surgery in..." April 15

  • Wallace could unexpectedly return to Knicks this week

    New York Post "Rasheed Wallace could play for the first time since mid-December tomorrow when the Knicks visit Charlotte, Mike Woodson said. Wallace, who had foot surgery in late February, is significantly ahead of schedule. Wallace was on the court running today on the Garden floor before they faced the Pacers..." April 14

  • Mike Woodson: Knicks might make move, but it won't be Rasheed Wallace

    Newsday "Mike Woodson said the Knicks don't plan to waive Rasheed Wallace to add another healthy big man, but he wouldn't rule out making a move. Wallace (foot surgery) and Amar'e Stoudemire, who had his right knee scoped yesterday, are lost for at least the regular season. Woodson said he will talk to..." March 12

  • Doc: ’Sheed won’t be ready in 8 weeks

    New York Post "Rasheed Wallace’s surgery in which a screw was inserted into his left foot Thursday at the Hospital for Special Surgery was done with his goal of returning sometime during the playoffs. Wallace could have just called it a career, placed a cast on the foot for 12 weeks and been done with..." March 01

  • Lost season for Knicks' Rasheed Wallace

    Newark Star-Ledger "After 10 weeks of being listed as day to day with what first was called a sore left foot, then upgraded to a stress reaction, the Knicks revealed Rasheed Wallace will undergo surgery that likely will end his season. The team said new X-rays showed progression to a fractured left fifth..." February 28

  • Knicks’ Wallace out for at least rest of regular season

    New York Post "Coach Mike Woodson called Rasheed Wallace’s ongoing foot surgery “a blow,” but he hasn’t given up on the defensive forward making a return for the playoffs. The Knicks’ fears regarding Wallace were realized before Wednesday night’s 109-105 win over the Warriors at the Garden. The team announced..." February 28

  • Rasheed Wallace will have foot surgery, likely done for the regular season

    Posting And Toasting "Well then. Rasheed Wallace has been out for two months with a stress injury in his left foot. Folks have suspected all along that Sheed's injury might be something more grave like a fracture-- or at least might turn into something like that-- and, well, here we are: Chris Herring..." February 27

  • Knicks’ Wallace to Have Season-Ending Surgery

    New York Times "Rasheed Wallace, one of the oldest Knicks on a team filled with veterans, will have season-ending surgery on his injured left foot, the team announced Wednesday afternoon. A new X-ray examination of Wallace’s foot found that he had a fractured fifth metatarsal. Wallace is scheduled to have..." February 27

  • The Knicks say they'll keep Rasheed Wallace

    Posting And Toasting "My immediate reaction to news that Rasheed Wallace would have surgery with an eight-week recovery was "Okay, cut him. Keep him around because he's a wonderful creature, but cut him from the roster". The Knicks, at least right now, seem to disagree: Nate Taylor @ByNateTaylor The Knicks will..." February 27

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    Ken Berger @

    As has been reported, Rasheed Wallace will have surgery this week to repair a left foot fracture discovered in new X-rays, the Knicks say. Recovery time for surgery on Wallace's fractured fifth metatarsal is eight weeks, effectively ending his comeback attempt.

  • Knicks' Wallace ready to take practice floor again

    New York Post "Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler return today from Houston, and Rasheed Wallace returns from oblivion. The Knicks reconvene for the first time since the All-Star break, with their defensive power forward expected to participate in practice for the first time since suffering a stress reaction..." February 19

  • Rasheed anxious to return

    Bergen Record "Mike Woodson has one concern with Rasheed Wallace — getting the veteran big man ready for the playoffs. But that doesn’t make it any easier for Wallace to wait his turn to join the team. Woodson reiterated more definitively Wednesday what he suggested Monday, that Wallace would practice with..." February 07

  • Wallace will return after the All-Star break, but not at 100 percent.

    Posting And Toasting "In his pre-game press conference last night, Mike Woodson offered some vague updates on the recovery of Rasheed Wallace, who's been out since-- holy shit, it's been a while-- December 13 with a stress reaction in his left foot. Woodson told reporters Wallace wouldn't be back before the All-Star..." February 05

  • Knicks' Rasheed Wallace set for return

    New York Post "Mike Woodson said Rasheed Wallace’s long-awaited return could come in the game after the All-Star break, but that’s the soonest Wallace will return. Woodson thought Wallace would practice last week but that didn’t occur. Now he has ruled him out for any game prior to the All-Star break, which..." February 05

  • Rasheed Wallace says Pistons 'headed in the right direction'

    Detroit Free Press "Rasheed Wallace was holding court with the media Wednesday morning when he was asked about his future employment. Specifically, he was asked whether he would coach. Wallace scoffed at the idea of coaching the pros, signaling his preference for more of a grassroots approach in the colorful way..." January 17

  • Knicks waiting on 'Sheed

    New York Post "The Knicks could really use Kenyon Martin tonight. Bruised, battered and suspended, the Knicks go into their contest in Indiana short on big men. Carmelo Anthony is suspended, Rasheed Wallace is still out for another week with a sore left foot and coach Mike Woodson has been told he has to..." January 10

  • Left foot has Rasheed still on the shelf

    New York Post "Coach Mike Woodson has ruled out defensive forward Rasheed Wallace for tonight's home game against San Antonio and Saturday's contest in Orlando. That means Wallace's chronic sore left foot will have cost the Knicks 11 straight games. Wallace's $1.4 million veteran minimum's contract won't be..." January 03

  • Still no timetable for Wallace's return from foot injury

    New York Post "Forward Rasheed Wallace's foot injury went from "sore" to "acute." Either way, it's not certain when he'll return for the Knicks. Wallace is listed as day-to-day with what the Knicks are calling an "acute stress reaction" and a "chronic [left] foot condition." Wallace is being treated..." December 23

  • 'Ball don't lie' ejects 'Sheed

    New York Post "Maybe Rasheed Wallace had things to do. Or maybe he just has a temper. Either way, it took the Knicks' hotheaded backup big man just 1:25 to get ejected from yesterday's 106-99 matinee win over the Suns. He apologized to his teammates afterward, but they insisted the referees never should have..." December 03

  • Wallace ejected, but Carmelo Anthony leads NY Knicks past Phoenix Suns, 106-99

    New York Daily News "Latrell Sprewell once famously said after a particularly poor performance on a Sunday afternoon, "I'm not a morning person." The game, it should be noted, began at noon and not 7 a.m. Maybe Rasheed Wallace isn't a morning person either because the 38-year-old lasted only 85 seconds before being..." December 02

  • Wallace, not Camby, emerges on Knicks bench

    New York Post "Rasheed Wallace is living in coach Mike Woodson's penthouse, and Marcus Camby appears to be in the doghouse. As Wallace's role grows, Camby, one of the Knicks' big free-agent signings, has faded from view — sitting out the past two games in San Antonio and Memphis. Even with Wallace and..." November 18

  • NY Knicks' Rasheed Wallace may have long history with technical fouls and bad behavior on court, but he has been a positive influence on team so far

    New York Daily News "Technically speaking, Rasheed Wallace has been more than the Knicks could have anticipated. He's been a positive presence in the locker room and on the court, and get this: the player who holds the NBA record for technicals hasn't been booked yet. Yes, 'Sheed still has never met a referee he..." November 07

  • Wallace helping Knicks on court and off

    New York Post "Despite the bad-boy rep, Knicks brass knew what kind of good teammate they would be getting in Rasheed Wallace. When Wallace was with Mike Woodson in Detroit, according to a source, Wallace's dedication was so strong, once time he wouldn't take off his right sneaker and sock for four days for..." November 07

  • Wallace makes impact sooner than expected

    New York Post "This time the call didn't have to come from the rafters. When the sound of "Sheeeed" spread across the Wells Fargo Center, Rasheed Wallace had already checked into the game. A full 5:34 remained in the third quarter. This was not mop-up duty. Apparently, the Brian Scalabrine minutes are..." November 06

  • Vet Wallace plays well in garbage time

    New York Post "Rasheed Wallace said after the opener he had embraced his "Brian Scalabrine role.'' But in New York parlance, it is the Herb Williams role — until at least Wallace gets into better game shape. The "Ra-sheed Wall-ace'' chants poured down again as garbage time approached, resounding with five..." November 05

  • Rasheed Wallace another step closer for Knicks

    Bergen Record "Rasheed Wallace won't play tonight against the Nets and, quite frankly, if he doesn't accompany the team to Nassau Coliseum, he may not even watch since it's only a preseason game. But the out-of-retirement power forward did take another step toward his eventual comeback when he was cleared to..." October 24

  • Rasheed Wallace joins NY Knicks, hopes to 'win it all' with Mike Woodson, Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony

    New York Daily News "James Dolan has no use for Larry Brown, who lasted only one season at the Garden and made off with close to $20 million of Dolan's money in a settlement. But Rasheed Wallace still has a soft spot in his heart for his former Detroit Pistons coach. "If I still had eligibility left, I'd be playing..." October 04

  • Rasheed Wallace joins NY Knicks, hopes to 'win it all' with Woodson,Stoudemire and Melo

    New York Daily News "James Dolan has no use for Larry Brown, who lasted only one season in the Garden and made off with close to $20 million of Dolan's money in a settlement. But Rasheed Wallace still has a soft spot in his heart for his former Detroit Pistons coach. "If I still had eligibility left, I'd be..." October 03

  • Despite injuries, Wallace not an option for Sixers

    CSN Philly "It appears very unlikely that starting center Spencer Hawes will play against the New Jersey Nets at the Center on Wednesday night, which could be the fifth straight game the Sixers have been without their big man in the lineup. Nursing a strained Achilles, which stemmed from some lower back..." January 25