Ben Wallace plays 'Then and Now' (video)

July, 17, 2012
Which do you prefer:

Short shorts ...

Isiah Thomas and Michael JordanNathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesThey worked for Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas ...

... or long ones?

Joakim NoahAP Photo/Nam Y. HuhThese did well for Tayshaun Prince, Ben Wallace and the newer Pistons.

Fades ...

Patrick EwingLou Capuzzola/NBAE via Getty ImagesPatrick Ewing was one of the fade kings of the 1990s.

... or 'fros (and corn rows, for that matter)?

Ben WallaceJesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty ImagesWallace really can't go wrong with his hair.

Detroit Pistons teal ...

Ben WallaceAP Photo/ Aaron HarrisAt the turn of the century, Wallace and the Pistons did wear these.

... or Detroit Pistons red, white and blue?

Ben WallaceAndrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty ImagesNow, these are the colors we're used to seeing on Wallace.

Ben Wallace tells his preferences to broadcaster (and former Piston) Rick Mahorn in this video from the team's official YouTube channel:

Patrick Dorsey is a Los Angeles-based writer and editor for He has worked for the Web and newspapers. He also played in one Division-III golf tournament (he shot 105).



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