October 24, 2014
DETROIT (AP) - A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Pistons and Ben Wallace have agreed to reunite.
Wallace will receive a $1.3 million, one-year deal, said the person, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the contract has not been signed. Wallace is expected to do that early next week.
The former defensive player of the year helped the Pistons win the 2004 NBA title and later left as a free agent to play for the Chicago Bulls.
He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers and most recently to the Phoenix Suns as part of the Shaquille O'Neal trade. Wallace was due $14 million for the last year of his deal but gave up $4 million to become a free agent.