Ben Wallace Reconsidering Retirement For 2012-13 NBA Season

Mar. 16, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Detroit Pistons forward Ben Wallace during game against the Phoenix Suns at the US Airways Center. The Suns defeated the Pistons 109-101. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Ben Wallace is reportedly set to return to the NBA after talk of retirement following last season.

Ben Wallace was planning to retire after last season with the Detroit Pistons, but the retirement talk has increasingly cooled as the offseason progressed this summer and it now seems that he'll be back in the NBA as long as an NBA team wants to sign him.

Wallace gave more indication this weekend that he's looking to return, too, as the Boston Globe's Gary Washburn reported that Big Ben is ready for another season.

Veteran center Ben Wallace has indicated that he would like to return to the NBA but it likely won't be with the Pistons, who have begun a youth movement and plan to go with AndreDrummond, Austin Daye, and Jonas Jerebko as their primary big men. Wallace said he was retiring after last season but changed his mind in July and is looking for a deal.

This isn't exactly new news considering Wallace has been linked to a team in Greece this summer and that he was 50-50 on returning in mid-July, but there seems to be more credence being put into the reports now that it's been picked up by national outlets as well.

For more coverage of free agency, stay with this StoryStream. For more Pistons coverage, head over to Detroit Bad Boys. And for more NBA news and analysis this offseason, make sure to visit SB Nation's NBA hub.

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