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John Wallace (basketball)

John Wallace
Personal information
Born (1974-02-09) February 9, 1974
Rochester, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school Greece Athena
(Rochester, New York)
College Syracuse (1992–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 18th overall
Selected by the New York Knicks
Pro career 1996–2005
Position Small forward
Number 44, 22
Career history
1996–1997 New York Knicks
19971999 Toronto Raptors
1999–2000 New York Knicks
2000–2001 Detroit Pistons
2001–2002 Phoenix Suns
2002–2003 Panionios (Greece)
2003–2004 Miami Heat
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

John Gilbert Wallace (born February 9, 1974) is a retired American professional basketball player, in the forward position.

He was selected with the 18th pick in the 1996 NBA draft by the New York Knicks.

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.


  • Stats 1
    • Professional 1.1
    • College 1.2
  • See also 2
  • External links 3



1996-97 Knicks 68 11.6 2.3 0.5 4.8
1997-98 Raptors 82 28.8 4.5 1.3 14.0
1998-99 Raptors 48 16.9 3.6 1.0 8.6
1999-00 Knicks 60 13.3 2.3 0.4 6.5
2000-01 Pistons 40 13.2 2.1 0.6 5.9
2001-02 Suns 46 10.7 1.8 0.6 5.0
2003-04 Heat 37 9.9 1.6 0.4 4.3
Career 7 Seasons 381 16.1 2.8 0.7 7.6


Season College GP MPG RPG APG PPG
1992-93 Syracuse 29 29.8 7.6 1.3 11.1
1993-94 Syracuse 30 32.6 9.0 1.7 15.0
1994-95 Syracuse 30 33.0 8.2 2.6 16.8
1995-96 Syracuse 38 36.3 8.7 2.4 22.2
Career 4 Seasons 127 33.1 8.4 2.0 16.7

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