Rasheed Wallace Reportedly ‘in Talks’ to Become Detroit Pistons’ Assistant Coach

may be headed back to the Motor City. The boisterous fan favorite, who played with the from 2004-09 and helped the franchise to a championship, could be close to joining new head coach on the team’s bench.

That news comes on a night that saw the Pistons pass on Michigan guard Trey Burke in favor of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope — a decision that GM Joe Dumars explained by saying that “this is not a popularity contest.” Bringing back ‘Sheed would certainly be well-received by a Pistons fan base that has been extremely frustrated with an extended period of losing.

More on the possible reunion, from the Detroit News’ Vincent Goodwill:

Detroit also might utilize Wallace’s fiery personality to help rookie power forward Tony Mitchell. The Pistons drafted the talented Mitchell in Round 2 on Thursday, despite questions about the ex-North Texas star’s motor.

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