Sixers Acquire Gerald Wallace And A Draft Consideration
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – JULY 31, 2015 – The Philadelphia 76ers today announced they have acquired forward Gerald Wallace and a draft consideration from the Golden State Warriors in exchange for power forward Jason Thompson
Wallace, a 14-year veteran, has appeared in 832 career regular season games, averaging 12 points, six rebounds, two assists and over one steal in 30 minutes per game. He has also appeared in 33 career playoff games.
A first-round pick (25th overall) in the 2001 NBA Draft, Wallace was named to the Eastern Conference All-Star Team and earned NBA All-Defense First Team honors during the 2010 season.
Wallace has finished the season in the Top 10 in steals per game five times and steal percentage four times during his career.