Rasheed Wallace To Come Out Of Retirement: Should Celtics Even Take Him Back?

January 11th, 2011 by Dmitriy Ioselevich Leave a reply »
Rasheed Wallace back in a Boston Celtics uniform?

It could happen according to Stephen A. Smith, who said that Wallace plans to come out of retirement for one last shot at beating the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals.

Wallace did this dance in the days after Boston's Game 7 loss, contemplating whether he would join Paul Pierce and Ray Allen in returning to the Celtics for one final season and a chance at a championship. But instead he decided to retire.

The Celtics wasted little time parting ways with Wallace, quickly signing Shaquille and Jermaine O'Neal to provide size up front. But Wallace was one of Boston's best players in the NBA Finals and he's a veteran "big" who creates match-up problems with his outside shooting.

Several teams would have interest in signing Wallace for the playoff run, but do the Celtics even have room for him?

Here's a detailed look at the other bigs on the Celtics roster and if Wallace would be a good fit.

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