Even though Ben Wallace will turn 36 by the time next season begins, the Pistons would still welcome him back with open arms if he chooses to put off retirement for another season.
Scott Perry, Detroit's vice president of basketball operations, told radio station WBBL that the Pistons would love to have Wallace return next season.
"We'd love to have him back here for another year," Perry told Bret Bakita and Michael Grey on WBBL. "Even though he's getting up there in age, we feel he still has some things to offer."
"Wallace exceeded above and beyond what anyone thought he could do at this stage in his career, from a physical stand point," Perry said.
The reason this is being brought up is that Wallace has been said to be mulling retirement this offseason. Whether Wallace does retire could be an interesting process according to North Carolina's Ed Davis, a Pistons' favorite in NBA mock drafts and Wallace's self-proclaimed "little bro."
"I didn't think he'd come back this (past) year," Davis said. "Maybe it's like a Brett Favre thing, you never know."