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Ben Wallace

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Ben Camey Wallace (born September 10, 1974) is an American basketball executive and former professional player who played most of his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the Detroit Pistons. He is regarded by many to be the greatest undrafted player in NBA history, and was known for his shot-blocking, rebounding, and overall defensive play. A native of Alabama, Wallace attended Cuyahoga Community College and Virginia Union University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Wallace has received more than 3,769,899 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia. Ben Wallace is the 154th most popular basketball player (up from 170th in 2019), the 8,182nd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,549th in 2019) and the 96th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 37

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  • 3.34

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  • 4.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among basketball players, Ben Wallace ranks 154 out of 1,268Before him are Dennis Johnson, Valdemaras Chomičius, Stojko Vranković, Horace Grant, Lamar Odom, and Michel Bonnevie. After him are Heino Kruus, Rudy Tomjanovich, Detlef Schrempf, Tatyana Ovechkina, Stepas Butautas, and John Kundla.

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Among people born in 1974, Ben Wallace ranks 164Before him are Vanessa Blue, Roman Šebrle, Al-Muhtadee Billah, Leslie Bibb, Michael Rasmussen, and Joachim Trier. After him are Liv Grete Skjelbreid, Vampeta, Sean Gunn, Ruben Fleischer, Maxim Vengerov, and Adrian Ilie.

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Among people born in United States, Ben Wallace ranks 8,182 out of 18,182Before him are Herman Glass (1880), Ralph McQuarrie (1929), Eugene Meyer (1875), Betty Gilpin (1986), Rockwell (1964), and Kim Kashkashian (1952). After him are Jesse Helms (1921), Michael McDonald (1952), James Stacy (1936), Harry Warren (1893), Lyle Lovett (1957), and Bob Mathias (1930).


Among basketball players born in United States, Ben Wallace ranks 96Before him are Mark Eaton (1957), Earl Monroe (1944), Dwight Howard (1985), Dennis Johnson (1954), Horace Grant (1965), and Lamar Odom (1979). After him are Rudy Tomjanovich (1948), John Kundla (1916), Paul Pierce (1977), Rick Carlisle (1959), Spud Webb (1963), and Klay Thompson (1990).