John Wallace (basketball)
|No. 44, 22|
February 9, 1974 |
Rochester, New York
|Listed height||6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)|
|Listed weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school||Greece Athena
(Rochester, New York)
|NBA draft||1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall|
|Selected by the New York Knicks|
|1996–1997||New York Knicks|
|1999–2000||New York Knicks|
|2005||Snaidero Udine (Italy)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||2,091 (7.6 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,061 (2.8 rpg)|
|Assists||281 (0.7 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
He was picked 18th by the NY Knicks in the 1996 draft.
A 1992 graduate of Greece Athena High School in Rochester, NY, Wallace led Syracuse University to the NCAA Men's College Basketball championship game during his senior season in 1996, where they lost to the Kentucky Wildcats. After his college graduation, Wallace played seven seasons in the NBA, with the New York Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, Phoenix Suns and the Miami Heat.
John Wallace is an Executive Board Member of Heavenly Productions Foundation, a 501c-3 charity based in Armonk, New York whose mission is to help children in need and in distress.
In March 2012, John Wallace coached during Youth I.N.C.’s Annual Net Gain Tournament, a benefit game featuring private equity executives and hedge fund players. The event was said to raise more than $4.5 million for kids and schools. One of the private equity executives to play was Ted Virtue of MidOcean Partners.