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Saturday, September 29th, 2012 at 2:56 pm  |  21 responses

Rasheed Wallace To Join Knicks Training Camp


The return of Sheed is official. Rasheed Wallace was out of shape for his initial workout, but a source tells the NY Post that Wallace will attend the Knicks’ training camp next week: “Rasheed Wallace will officially become a Knick on Monday. Wallace has told the Knicks he has elected to come out of retirement and join their training camp, according to an NBA source. The 6-foot-11 Wallace, who worked out with the Knicks over the weekend, retired two years ago after a disappointing season with the Celtics. The Knicks are expected to announce the signing Monday at Media Day. The first practices begin Tuesday. The tempestuous Wallace, 38, will become the fifth Knick over the age of 35, joining Jason Kidd, Marcus Camby, Kurt Thomas and Pablo Prigioni. Though contracts haven’t been signed, there are indications Wallace has participated in voluntary workouts in Westchester across the past few days. Pending results of a physical he took Wednesday, Wallace will become Amar’e Stoudemire’s backup at power forward.”

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  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    Knicks got old in a hurry

  • sefos

    YES!!! knicks have a whole bunch of big, tough old-timers. and having sheed and JR on the same team is very promising, entertainment-wise

  • servantofthemosthigh

    Heels baby!!!! Back in the show!

  • MikeC.

    This year is going to be very very interesting. It’ll be fun watching the old guys shuffle around the court.

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    def tough

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    they def are gonna be a scary group of big men… Amar’e, Camby, Tyson & SHEED! its gonna be entertaining to see teams getting to the basket with those fellas protecting it

  • Brian

    Yes indeed. I’m so excited.

  • SuperEman24

    Hope they find their chemistry now. Especially Melo and Stat.

  • danpowers

    like a good wine

  • Kapolife323

    #knickstape juheard time to build chemistry and bring a title back to the Mecca of Basketball

  • Mike Jones

    If they are giving wallace a chance to train why cant they give Iverson a chance,

  • shockexchange

    Seems like everybody wants Iverson back but the owners. Every dark cloud has a silver lining though – he’ll never have to “talk about practice” ever again.

  • Junior Taylor

    Because Rasheed is more than willing to come off the bench, AI on the other hand……

  • Junior Taylor

    Amare scares teams from attacking the basket?

  • Phil

    This team just gets worse and worse while it’s fans get dumb and dumber!

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NVGJJPAZDF7PYA7QPJLJRQWDBE Jordan Carter

    Knicks starting to turn into a retirement home..

  • Bash

    Why would we sign this has-been? May as well have re-signed Willis Reed or Herb Williams. Being a Knicks fan is so painful…..(sigh)

  • Clydesays

    He’s done. He showed to the C’s camp 2 years ago out of shape and didnt do much more than collect his checks….

  • stepanek
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  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Verified Account

    lol well big bodys usually do.. ur right about amare tho….

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