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Gerald Wallace
SF - 6'7, 220lbs - 41 years old - 14 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2016 season
  • Birthdate: 07/23/1982
  • Drafted (NBA): 25th pick, 2001
  • Pre-draft team: Alabama
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2001 NBA DraftNBADrafted 25th overall by Sacramento.
6th July, 2001NBASigned four year, $4,225,613 rookie scale contract with Sacramento. Included team option for 2004/05.
17th October, 2003NBASacramento exercised 2004/05 team option.
22nd June, 2004NBASelected by Charlotte in the 2004 NBA Expansion Draft.
26th September, 2005NBARe-signed by Charlotte to a three year, $16,575,000 contract. Included player option for 2007/08.
26th June, 2007NBADeclined 2007/08 team option.
17th July, 2007NBARe-signed by Charlotte to a six year, $57 million contract. Included player option for 2012/13.
24th February, 2011NBATraded by Charlotte to Portland in exchange for Dante Cunningham, Joel Przybilla, Sean Marks, a 2011 first round pick (#19,Tobias Harris) and a future first round pick (#24, 2014, Shabazz Muhammad).
15th March, 2012NBATraded by Portland to New Jersey in exchange for Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and a 2012 first round pick (#6, Damian Lillard).
19th June, 2012NBADeclined 2012/13 player option.
11th July, 2012NBARe-signed by Brooklyn to a four year, $40 million contract.
12th July, 2013NBATraded by Brooklyn, along with Kris Joseph, Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, a signed-and-traded Keith Bogans, a 2014 first round pick (#17, James Young), a 2016 first round pick (#3, Jaylen Brown), the right to swap 2017 first round picks (exercised; Boston moved from #27 and Kyle Kuzma to #1 and Markelle Fultz), and a 2018 first round pick, to Boston in exchange for Kevin Garnett, Jason Terry, Paul Pierce and D.J. White.
27th July, 2015NBATraded by Boston, along with Chris Babb, to Golden State in exchange for David Lee.
31st July, 2015NBATraded by Golden State, along with the right to swap the least favourable of their 2016 first round picks (not exercised) and cash, to Philadelphia in exchange for Jason Thompson.
26th September, 2015NBAWaived by Philadelphia.
Career Moves
2000 - 2001Alabama (NCAA)
June 2001 - June 2004Sacramento Kings (NBA)
June 2004 - February 2011Charlotte Bobcats (NBA)
February 2011 - March 2012Portland Trail Blazers (NBA)
March 2012 - July 2013New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets (NBA)
July 2013 - July 2015Boston Celtics (NBA)
July 2015Golden State Warriors (NBA)
July 2015 - September 2015Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
Articles about Gerald Wallace

February 26, 2011

Even when looking at those numbers, the Mohammed trade was also good for Charlotte, who picked up a solid power forward prospect in White in exchange for a veteran who was expiring anyway. If they really want Nazr back, they can sign him back in 2 years, when the lockout ends. And the Gerald Wallace trade was not bad either - two first round picks, a potentially useful backup small forward and complete salary absolution from a struggling and expensive player who seems to have already peaked is a pretty good return in any deadline deal. Gerald Wallace isn't Pau Gasol; this trade wasn't that trade. It's a good deal for Portland, but not a fleecing.


(Incidentally, note that Wallace's $10.5 million salary contains a $1 million all-star incentive currently listed as "likely," due to the fact that he was an all-star in 2009/10. Because he was not one this season, that incentive will be deemed "unlikely" when such matters are addressed in the offseason, thereby making Wallace's price tag a bit cheaper than it initially appears. And with the current depth of Western conference forwards, he is probably never going to be an all-star again.)

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February 21, 2010

(Others with All Star bonus include Gerald Wallace, who will now cost $500,000 more with his earned incentive. Danny Granger did not make the team this year, so he will be listed as $200,000 cheaper next season. And Zach Randolph will be paid $333,333 for finally making the team, as well as shedding the burdensome label of being the highest paid no-time-All Star of all time. That "honour" now goes to Damon Stoudamire, Zach's former teammate and current assistant coach at Memphis.)

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