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Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Posted on: February 24, 2012 4:52 pm
Edited on: February 24, 2012 8:11 pm
 
This guy could be a Laker soon, reportedly. (Getty Images)
By Matt Moore 

From CSN New England, reportedly, Rasheed Wallace is back: 
CSNNE.com has learned that the former Boston Celtic forward plans to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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"His days as a starter in this league are gone," said the source. "I think he knows that, and so do the Lakers. But think about it. Of the big men that are available, is there one that's really better? And if he's gotten himself in shape, adding him becomes a huge get for them."
via Source: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers.

The Lakers could use a better backup big that can hit from range, as Troy Murphy has severely disappointed, Jason Kapono can't get time on the floor and they lack a legitimate back up center. The question is whether Wallace has anything left in the tank. At 37 years of age, it's going to be a challenge to get back in shape, a challenge to get into the offense, a challenge to be able to play consistent minutes. This is a pretty big gamble for the Lakers, even on a minimum deal.

That said, Rasheed Wallace is back. Both teams played hard, my man, both teams played hard.  

Also, can we mention that Rasheed and Ron Artest will now reportedly be on the same team? How amazing is that, given the brawl?
Comments

Since: Jul 15, 2011
Posted on: February 25, 2012 9:53 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Good Riddance. Fairweather fans are unbelievable. This is absolutely a precursor to either a trade or an injury to Bynum.



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: February 25, 2012 9:04 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Boy I miss the Lockout. Wait, nothing has changed for this diminishing product. All we hear about is storylines about individuals, their demands, what they wear, drive, how they live, and contracts. What happened to the GAME, I'm talking about the GAME, we're talking the Game man... oops sorry, I too am a little brainwashed at this point, miss you A.I. and how's China? Bet you miss practice now?! Anyway, point is, basketball is a great game when played & officiated right, unfortunately niether is happening in today's NBA. Not only do I not watch it, today is the first day I am going to stop reading about it. Must clear my brain, will check back after the next Lockout!



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: February 25, 2012 9:03 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Boy I miss the Lockout. Wait, nothing has changed for this diminishing product. All we hear about is storylines about individuals, their demands, what they wear, drive, how they live, and contracts. What happened to the GAME, I'm talking about the GAME, we're talking the Game man... oops sorry, I too am a little brainwashed at this point, miss you A.I. and how's China? Bet you miss practice now?! Anyway, point is, basketball is a great game when played & officiated right, unfortunately niether is happening in today's NBA. Not only do I not watch it, today is the first day I am going to stop reading about it. Must clear my brain, will check back after the next Lockout!



Since: Dec 7, 2011
Posted on: February 25, 2012 8:35 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

another squirrel to go with all the other egos on the team. cant expect too much of the lakerss.



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: February 25, 2012 7:50 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

haha, how does it feel laker fans.....my wolves spent the last five years rebuilding as all teams do. why should the lakers be any different.  now my wolves are one of the premier teams vs the lakers who now looking to rebuild.  laker fans have been spoiled for sometime now dont even know what a true rebuilding phase looks like.  haha, the lakers are so desperate they are trying to force trades upon other teams, while those teams such as minnesota, chicago, orlando, new orleans, are telling the lakers to screw off.  kobe is finding out that no one truely wants to play with him, a ball hog.



Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: February 25, 2012 6:07 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Mismanagement at its best! Go to Dallas Kobe, this ship is Sinking FAST!



Since: Mar 10, 2010
Posted on: February 25, 2012 6:03 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Are the Lakers really this desparate? It looks like they might be thinking of a trade of a big man.....hmmm.



Since: Oct 27, 2010
Posted on: February 25, 2012 4:18 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Oh man....Sheed....really. C'mon Mitch, you have to do better than this scrub. 



Since: Jun 9, 2009
Posted on: February 25, 2012 4:04 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

Oh, you're done, fair weather fan?
 



Since: Apr 14, 2009
Posted on: February 25, 2012 1:01 am
 

Report: Rasheed Wallace to sign with Lakers

The brawl at 'The Palace' comes to Staples! Sheed and Artest on the same team... Phil could barely control Artest and Rodman individually and now Brown is expected to control Sheed and Artest on the same roster!! This is going to get weird!!! All he needs is to fill in a few boards and points on the 'C' rotation so hope he has enough to do that! Lakers need a Point Guard, hope there is a Rondo, Calderon type deal coming before TD!


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