2013-2014 SEASON: In 58 games (16 starts), averaged 5.14 points, 3.66 rebounds, 2.47 assists and steals 1.26 in 24.4 minutes per game….Lead the team in shooting percentage at 50.4%... Scored in double figures 8 times, reached double digits in rebounds 2 times… Scored a season high 17 points on 6-10 shooting at CHA 11/25… Scored 12 points and collected 10 rebounds vs. ATL 2/26… Collected a season high 12 rebounds and scored 8 points 2/07… Recorded 12 points and 5 rebounds in a season high 41 minutes vs. BKN 1/26…Also recorded nine points including the game winning lay-up in overtime, six rebounds, a season high nine assists and a season high tying four steals against Washington on Jan. 22 Recorded 14 points on 6 for 8 shooting vs. LAL 1/17… Has been inactive 24 times after receiving season ending knee and ankle surgeries.
2012-13 SEASON: In 69 games (68 starts), averaged 7.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.6 assists and a team-high 1.4 steals in 30.0 minutes per game… Scored in double figures 18 times, reached double-digits in rebounds six times… Recorded five or more steals three times… Led the team in scoring once (tie), rebounds seven times (one tie), assists five times (two ties), steals 21 times (14 ties) and blocks nine times (four ties)… Scored 12 points, recorded six rebounds and five assists at POR 3/27... Scored 15 points to go along with five assists on 5-8 shooting at LAC 3/23... Recorded 13 points and eight rebounds vs. NOH 3/12… Tallied a season-high 25 points in a season-high 50 minutes vs. DET 12/14… Scored 16 points and had a season-high 16 rebounds vs. MIL 12/9… Tied a career-high with five three-pointers en route to 20 points with three assists and four rebounds 11/30 at ORL… Has been inactive 13 times (6 – sprained left ankle, 1 – inactive, 1 – bruised left knee, 2 – bruised ribs, 1- sore left foot, 2 – lower left leg contusion).
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011-12: In 16 starts with the Nets, shot.416 (84-202) from the field and .859 (55-64) from the line… In 42 starts with Portland, shot .472 (203-430) from the field and .776 (125-161) from the line… Tallied a season-high 31 points, 13-19 FG’s, vs. LA Lakers on 1/5/12… Scored 20+ points 13 times and tallied nine double-doubles… Shot .454 (287-632) from the field and .800 (180-225) from the line… Recorded 18 points and 11 boards at Milwaukee on 4/21… Tallied 21 points, 7-14 FG’s, and five boards vs. New York on 4/18… Tallied 19 points and five boards vs. Washington on 4/6… Tallied 19 points, 7-13 FG’s, and five assists at LA Lakers on 4/3… Finished with 18 points and six boards at Sacramento on 3/31… Tallied 24 points, 7-16 FG’s, a season-high 18 rebounds, five assists and a season-high six steals at Golden State on 3/30… Tallied 27 points, 8-14 FG’s, and 12 boards in 40 minutes vs. Cleveland on 3/19… In Nets debut, tallied 11 points, three rebounds, three assists and a season-high tying three blocks in 37 minutes vs. New Orleans on 3/17... 2010-11: Played in 71 games with both the Trail Blazers and Bobcats… Ranked 14th in the NBA in steals and ninth in minutes per game… As a Trail Blazer, led the team in scoring four times and in rebounding seven times… Scored in double figures 16 times in a Trail Blazers uniform… Racked up a season-high 40 points (16-28 FG’s) on March 27 at Oklahoma City... Scored 19 points and tied a season-high with 16 boards on February 7 vs. Boston... Pulled down a season-high tying 16 rebounds on January 18 vs. Chicago… 2009-10: Named to the All-Defensive First Team… Chosen for the Eastern Conference All-Star Team, becoming the first Bobcats player to be named an All-Star… Appeared in 76 games (all starts) while averaging a career-high 10.0 rebounds … Shot .484 (456-943) percent from the field, .371 (52-140) from beyond the 3-point line and .776 (422-544) from the free throw line… Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 29 after averaging 25.3 points, 13.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals, 1.3 assists and 1.0 block as the Bobcats went 3-0… Grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds on November 2 against New Jersey… Finished the season ranked second in the NBA in minutes played and ninth in rebounds… 2008-09: Played in 71 games (all starts) and averaged a team-high 16.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 1.70 steals and 0.94 blocks in 37.6 minutes… Tied for sixth in the NBA in steals, tied for 15th in minutes played, tied for 22nd in rebounds, tied for 32nd in blocked shots and tied for 16th in steal-to-turnover ratio… Set single-season franchise records of 365 free throws and 454 free throw attempts… Shot a career-high 80.4 percent from the free throw line… 2007-08: Played in 62 games, starting 59… Scored a season-high 40 points on January 14 vs. Denver and followed that up with 36 points and a season-high 14 rebounds on January 16 vs. Orlando, setting a franchise record for points in a two-game span… Set franchise free throw records with 313 on the season and 16 in a single game (December 31 vs. Indiana)… 2006-07: Played in 72 games… Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week twice, for the weeks of March 19-25 and April 2-8… Tied for fourth in the NBA in steals (2.00 per game)… Scored a career-high and franchise-record 42 points against New York on January 31… 2005-06: Ranked first in the NBA in steals, fourth in field goal percentage (.538), and 11th in blocked shots… Was the first NBA player in 14 years to average more than 2.0 blocks and 2.0 steals in a season, joining future Hall of Famers David Robinson and Hakeem Olajuwon in achieving the rare feat… Set the NBA’s top steals game with eight on January 13 against Milwaukee, also a career-high… Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Nov. 28 after averaging 22.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.0 assists while shooting 58.7 percent from the field… 2004-05: Appeared in 70 games with 68 starts… Ranked ninth in the NBA in steals and 31st in blocks… 2003-04: Played in 37 games with one start in his third season with Sacramento… His top game was in his only start of the season, when he tallied a season-best 16 points along with then-career bests of 11 rebounds and three blocks in season-high 34 minutes against Dallas on December 25… 2002-03: Posted first career double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds on October 31 against Portland... 2001-02: As a 19 year old rookie, Gerald played in 54 games and averaged 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds for Sacramento… Finished second to Jason Richardson in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Sacramento Kings in the first round (25th overall) of the 2001 NBA Draft… June 22, 2004, drafted by the Charlotte Bobcats from the Sacramento Kings in the NBA expansion draft… February 24, 2011, traded by Charlotte to the Portland for Dante Cunningham, Sean Marks, Joel Przybilla, cash, a 2011 1st round draft pick (Tobias Harris) and a 2013 1st round draft pick... March 15, 2012, traded by Portland to the Nets in exchange for Mehmet Okur, Shawne Williams and the Nets 2012 protected first round draft pick... Re-signed with Brooklyn on July 11, 2012 ... Traded by the Brooklyn Nets with Keith Bogans, MarShon Brooks, Kris Humphries, Kris Joseph, a 2014 1st round draft pick, a 2016 1st round draft pick and a 2018 1st round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Terry and D.J. White on July 12, 2013.
COLLEGE CAREER: Played one collegiate season at Alabama before entering the NBA… Earned Southeastern Conference All-Freshman honors after averaging 9.8 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and team-high 1.2 steals.
PERSONAL: Full name is Gerald Jermaine Wallace... Has four children, Daryn, Malliyah, Mya and Kennedy… Has an older brother, Courtney, and a younger sister, Takova, and is the son of Alice Castleberry… Has two community parks in Childersburg dedicated in his name… Provides fireworks for his hometown every Fourth of July… Formed Gerald Wallace Foundation to provide life-changing opportunities for underserved children and their families with a special emphasis on recreational activities… Earned 2000 Naismith and USA Today National High School Player of the Year honors after he averaged 28.7 points, 13.8 rebounds and 3.21 steals… Had his high school jersey retired at Childersburg on March 16, 2002… Played on the 1999-2000 McDonald’s All-American team… Named Alabama’s 2000 Mr. Basketball… Nickname is “Crash”... Took 75 children displaced by Hurricane Sandy shopping for their favorite gifts.