Wallace, that was introduced at a news conference at the school Friday afternoon, served as an assistant coach during the 201314 season for its Detroit Pistons. He said he’d obtained the job after turning down several offers from NBA teams to function on their staffs.
“Yeah, the money was good or whatever, but it is not about the money for mepersonally. “Knowledge definitely ought to be free. It doesn’t cost anything to pass on that knowledge on to all the young men here.”
Wallace averaged 14.4 points and 6.7 rebounds within an 18-year NBA career in which he played for six teams and was selected to four All-Star Games. He even won an NBA championship with the Detroit Pistons.
Wallace played two seasons to its North Carolina Tar Heels.
“It is also my neighborhood school. I am at the neighborhood. I am at the area. So that’s the reason why it’s definitely going to be essential for me and the gentlemen to perform community work,” Wallace said of the new players.