Brandon Wallace

brandonwallaceBrandon Wallace: 6'9"/203 lbs. pos 3 / 4 (forward)

College Career
At the University of South Carolina, Wallace steadily improved his game. Freshman year, he averaged 3.7 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 1.0 bpg and 0.6 spg. Sophomore year, he averaged 5.7 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 0.9 apg, 1.0 spg, and 1.7 bpg. He led the team in blocks (55) and slam dunks (30). Junior year, he averaged 7.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 2.3 apg, 1.9 bpg and 0.8 spg. As a senior, he posted a stat line of 9.9 ppg, 9.4 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.3 spg and 2.9 bpg. Wallace set the school record for blocked shots (249), good for ninth all-time in the SEC. He also ranks fifth in SEC history in blocks per game and sixth in rebounds.

NBA Career
Despite a successful four year collegiate career, Wallace was not selected in the 2007 NBA Draft. Nevertheless, he was invited to play for the Boston Celtics Las Vegas Summer League team. After just one Summer League game, the Boston Celtics signed the former high school standout to a 2-year partially guaranteed contract, of which $100,000 had been guaranteed. Wallace played small forward for the Celtics, and earned a roster spot on the 2007-08 Celtics roster after competing with Dahntay Jones and Jackie Manuel who were both waived. On December 18, 2007, however, he was waived by the Celtics after seeing no game time from the start of the season. He was selected in the second round of the NBA D League draft by the Bakersfield Jam. After his stint in Europe, Wallace is now playing, again, for Bakersfield.

European Career
On August 4, 2008, it was reported that Wallace had signed with a Turkish team. After being released, Brandon continued the season in Poland (Kwidzyn) averaging 7.8 ppg and 5.6 rpg in 18 min (average time).Brandon also served on Poland's All-Star Team. On 23 October 2009, Brandon Wallace signed with Israeli state cup holder (and 2007-08 champion) Hapoel Holon.

TEMPORARY VIDEO LINKS DURING NBA LOCKOUT
Bakersfield Jam vs. Sioux Falls Skyforce -- NBDL -- Jan. 16, 2011 (Brandon is #33 in blue):
http://www.viddler.com/explore/vvgbasketball/videos/61/?secreturl=31415017
Bakersfield Jam vs. Idaho Stampede -- NBDL -- Feb. 25, 2011 (Brandon is #33 in blue): GO TO PLAYLIST
(Game is in 8 parts, but it will play straight through if you click on the first video to start)

Player Video
http://www.nba.com/dleague/video/dleague_futurecast_archives.html
Click "Open Future Cast Player".
Then use the calendar to go to Jan 16: Bakersfield at Sioux Falls
Brandon Wallace is #33 in dark blue.
Then use the calendar to go to Jan 3: Bakersfield at Utah
Brandon Wallace is #33 in dark blue.