That's it, cancel the dunk contest. Because in terms of entertainment value, nobody is topping Coach Sheed's performance in this post-practice dunk contest with Tony Mitchell.
Pay no attention to the sloppy summer-league action in the video above. That's not what we're here for. Instead, keep your ears tuned for the unmistakable voice of Rasheed Wallace—now a member of the Pistons' coaching staff—bellowing from the sidelines.
Mine is the GIF you see here. Sheed has certainly done crazier and more objectively funny things than this, but for some reason, this just gets me. Share your favorite Sheed moment in the discussion section. His career deserves a proper remembrance.
Perhaps lost in the action of last night's Knicks-Heat game was the sequence you see above. Nothing all that exciting happens in these 56 seconds, but they do offer a glimpse at just how wonderfully out of shape and unable to give a fuck Rasheed Wallace is. Let's break down his play in this nearly minute-long clip.
And it was for the best reason. His first tech, naturally, was for shoving [UPDATE: More of a whack, really] Luis Scola. Goran Dragic went to the line to shoot his technical free throw. He missed. Sheed yelled, "Ball don't lie!", as he is wont to do. Tossed. He'd been in the game for 1:25. The crowd went wild.…
Rasheed Wallace: lover, fighter, hilarious training camp invitee, and talker of the best trash in the NBA. On Tuesday, he yelled "Yeah, Aflac!" at Aaron Afflalo after Afflalo bricked a free throw; last night, he yelled everything at everybody after they did anything. Here is your courtside Sheed experience for a game…
And we know this because we got an email about it from a tipster at 11:17 this morning:
Today's update comes courtesy of Adam Zagoria, who tweeted out the above picture of Rasheed Wallace boxing while at practice.
Training camp continued today for the New York Knicks, which means that Rasheed Wallace had another opportunity to be crazy and hilarious.