Ben Wallace Quotes

Ben Camey Wallace (born September 10, 1974) is an American retired professional basketball player. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University and signed with the Washington Bullets (later Wizards) as an undrafted free agent in 1996. In his NBA career, Wallace played with the Washington Bullets/Wizards, Orlando Magic, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Ben Wallace


?We're not sure we'll begin on the approved site.?

Ben Wallace


?I don't think we played with the heart and desire that we usually play with. We didn't come out and impose our will on this team. This league is strange like that, you look to come out and win every game but things happen. Some nights it doesn't go for you and tonight was one of those nights.?

Ben Wallace


?Again, it was funny how many problems Shaq had against 6?8?

Ben Wallace


?That's the key to our success. Everyone just goes out and plays their role. No one is trying to do it by themselves. Everyone is just relaxed and going through the flow.?

Ben Wallace


?[For a team that is fueled by adversity -- -- whether real or make believe -- the hard-knock Pistons have added another chip to their collective shoulders. How dare somebody say they can't win it without Brown?] Before Larry got here, we knew what kind of team we had, ... With him gone, we still know we capable of getting it done.?

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?If our defense struggles a little bit, our whole game seems to struggle. It's good to know we're going out on this trip with our defense clicking.?

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?It definitely helped our team. I think it helped everybody on our team get better. He played a major role in us winning a championship, so we're glad it happened.?

Ben Wallace


?You wish everybody would get healthy and be where they want to be and do their job.?

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?I enjoy being here. I enjoy these guys that I'm playing with. I owe everything to these guys here not talking about this, not making a big buzz about me being a free agent. We just go out there every night, and (I) do whatever I can do to help this team win.?

Ben Wallace


?They're a struggling team right now, trying to find their identity. I thought last year they had all the pieces in place and everybody knew their roles and they just went out and played as a team. They're still a good team, but they're not as well-oiled as they were last season.?

Ben Wallace


?Before Larry got here, we knew what kind of team we had. With him gone, we still know we capable of getting it done.?

Ben Wallace


?You've got a veteran team here and we're not going to get overly excited about (technical fouls) or anything like that. We're going to stay focused, stay poised and play our game.?

Ben Wallace


?We are a veteran team that knows what it takes to go out there and execute. We know that sometimes it goes, and sometimes it does not. There is no need to get excited about any one situation. We know we have to go out and play the game.?

Ben Wallace


?This game doesn't mean a whole lot. The playoffs are a whole different game. I know that's a broken record but that's what it is.?

Ben Wallace


?I guess you could say we usually learn our lessons and not come out the next game and make the same mistakes.?

Ben Wallace