Rasheed Wallace, a Philadelphia native, is well-known for his basketball abilities all over the world. He is currently retired from the game, but his hard work has rewarded him handsomely.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Rasheed was born in Philadelphia on September 17, 1974. His first high school was Simon Gratz High School, where he began his basketball career. Rasheed enjoyed running on the track and high leaping as a teenager, in addition to basketball. Rasheed Wallace, Jerry Stackhouse, and Randy Livingston were the top three players in the 1993 class.
Rasheed was recruited for college by the University of North Carolina’s coach, Dean Smith, at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rasheed was also mentored by Dean. Rasheed eventually left North Carolina to enter the 1995 NBA Draft. The Washington Bullets selected him. Wallace has three children and a basketball player nephew, Qadir Welton.
Rasheed Wallace’s Age, Height, and Body Dimensions
Rasheed Wallace, who was born on September 17, 1974, is 47 years old as of today, June 5, 2022. His height is 2.11 m, and he weighs 104 kg.
Rasheed Wallace’s Profession & Career
Rasheed scored 655 points in 65 games for the Bullets as a rookie. The following year, he was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers. He was a member of the team for the next eleven years. He was dealt with the Atlanta Hawks in 2004. Rasheed only appeared in one game for them. Following that game, he was dealt with the Detroit Pistons.
Rasheed contributed significantly to the Detroit Pistons’ 2004 NBA championship. Rasheed was their most important player until 2009. Rasheed signed a three-year contract with the Boston Celtics after leaving the Pistons. He retired on the 25th of June 2010 due to an injury. Rasheed returned from retirement to play for the New York Knicks on October 3, 2012. His foot was fractured, and he retired on April 17, 2013, after playing his final game on April 15, 2013.
Achievements and Awards
His most famous accomplishment was winning the NBA championship in 2004. Aside from that, he received the NBA Community Assist Award twice, in 2005 and 2006.
Rasheed Wallace’s Salary and Net Worth
Rasheed earned a lot of money in his career in addition to becoming famous as a player. From 1995 until 2004, he was a member of the Portland Trail Blazers. His most recent play from the team was $17,000,000. He played for the Detroit Pistons from 2004 to 2008, and his last contract was $13,900,000.
He last played for the Boston Celtics in 2009, earning a salary of $18,900,000. Rasheed Wallace’s net worth is now projected to be $90 million as of June 2022.
Rasheed joined the Detroit Pistons as an assistant coach in July 2013, after quitting the game as a player. He signed a two-year deal with them. He worked for the team during the 2013-14 season. After that, the Detroit Pistons hired a new coach, Stan Van Gundy, who did not hire Rasheed.
|Celebrated Name||Rasheed Wallace|
|Real Name/Full Name||Rasheed Abdul Wallace|
|Age||47 years old|
|Birth Date||17 September 1974|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name)||Fatima Sanders (m. 1998)|
|Children||Yes (Nazir Wallace, Rashaya Wallace, Ishmael Wallace, Malik Wallace)|
|Profession||American former professional basketball player|
|Net Worth in 2022||$90 million|