Ben Wallace | Hall of Fame Enshrinement Speech

Published on Sep 11, 2021
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Check out Ben Wallace's full speech following his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame!

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  • Netflix 2021

    Netflix 2021

    3 hours ago

    Took so long. But he belongs

  • emintd21

    emintd21

    11 hours ago

    This was like a poet. I am so happy for him. Well deserved.

  • dez

    dez

    20 hours ago

    The greatest speech I heard and sooo long!!!

  • Nhessa Caunca

    Nhessa Caunca

    20 hours ago

    salute ben....!!!

  • Hotboy Fuego

    Hotboy Fuego

    21 hour ago

    💯💯

  • Charlie Bennett

    Charlie Bennett

    Day ago

    Ben Wallace was Undrafted…… yea look it up! He is also one of the best defensive players of all time!

  • Bmccarth315

    Bmccarth315

    Day ago

    Damn I’m getting old

  • Frank Daniels

    Frank Daniels

    Day ago

    Man this dude is so special. The game was lucky to have him

  • johnny wick

    johnny wick

    Day ago

    Ben wallace and rashed wallace badboys
    Piston days..

  • Joe Rogers

    Joe Rogers

    Day ago

    One of my top 5 fav players growing up, so glad to see him getting the recognition he deserves! Not much glamor for the ones who do the dirty work in the nba!

  • Christian Andrew

    Christian Andrew

    2 days ago

    Swag Wallace

  • Red Vanderbilt

    Red Vanderbilt

    2 days ago

    Just because he wasn't a scorer doesnt mean he doesn't deserve to be a HOF

  • Ridge 429

    Ridge 429

    2 days ago

    One of my top 3 centers in the NBA. Shaq, Dwight Howard, and Ben Wallace. 💪

  • bruno linares

    bruno linares

    2 days ago

    Congrats Ben !! He was a Great player . How cant you forget those pistons and heat games . Wow !! Best Wishes Ben

  • ‘Mr. Cakes

    ‘Mr. Cakes

    2 days ago

    This man is a diamond in the rough 💎

  • 6bDorotea

    6bDorotea

    2 days ago

    *ive always like having ben wallace on my team everytime i play NBA LIVE OR 2K*
    hes just really a great player to have!! He'll get you steals, blocks rebound all the stats u need bruh

  • 6bDorotea

    6bDorotea

    2 days ago

    Kids today just have *NO IDEA*
    They'll go NUTS over ben if prime Ben Wallace is playing in todays NBA

    Always remember kids before "Fear the beard" there was "Fear the Fro"

  • Keith Sweat

    Keith Sweat

    2 days ago

    Everybody who thought he was going to get up here & talk all about basketball enjoy

  • Goldsmith Dorval Jr

    Goldsmith Dorval Jr

    2 days ago

    Panthers March!! Well said.

    • Philippians 3:14

      Philippians 3:14

      Day ago

      That my friend is Virginia Union University Panthers! GO Panthers!!! :)

  • канал Жизнь Держись Иванов

    канал Жизнь Держись Иванов

    2 days ago

    Великий Бен Уважение Волес 💪🏀

  • JordanForeverGoat 🐐

    JordanForeverGoat 🐐

    2 days ago

    Ian know if I was watching Ben Wallace or Martin Luther king 😂 awesome speech

  • Tony Howard

    Tony Howard

    2 days ago

    Big Ben looks like he played in the league over 30 years ago!!! That's an old young man, SHEESH lol!

  • Mr. Yoso

    Mr. Yoso

    2 days ago

    Fear the Fro..🤘

  • Merwyn Muljadi

    Merwyn Muljadi

    2 days ago

    I wonder why he’s keep moving while he was giving the speech to the audience

  • Ronnie Jr. Jallorina

    Ronnie Jr. Jallorina

    3 days ago

    The one and only favorite defensive player ever sense I was young, big Ben!

  • KIANIMATE

    KIANIMATE

    3 days ago

    Malcom X?

  • Felicia Moniq

    Felicia Moniq

    3 days ago

    He is everything good about blackness

  • Tyaire Ferrell

    Tyaire Ferrell

    3 days ago

    👨🏿‍🏫

  • James Park

    James Park

    3 days ago

    Holy shit. As a diehard Laker fan, I always had a little hatred towards that Pistons team.... But damn.... Ben Wallace the human has won me over. He is a special human being and my respect for him has risen ten fold. Mad respect.

  • jaytok7

    jaytok7

    3 days ago

    good to see Big Ben in the HOF..well deserved 🤙🏼

  • Mic S.

    Mic S.

    3 days ago

    That’s so strong to hold your tears so long on that podium 💪🏼
    Salute Ben! 💪🏼

  • JeffGreen4

    JeffGreen4

    3 days ago

    Not a Detroit fan at all but damn I enjoyed watching that 04 squad! The rivalry with Miami Heat in the playoffs 🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • V Beard

    V Beard

    3 days ago

    I'll accept any and all heat for this, but if you're going to induct Ben Wallace into the Hall of Fame you HAVE TO let Manu Ginobili and Dirk Nowitzki in when they're eligible.

  • kkorsah

    kkorsah

    3 days ago

    Ben Wallace too young to have gray hair. Good speech though!

  • Daniel Johnson

    Daniel Johnson

    3 days ago

    He Kept It Short For Everyone Slept On Him 👑

  • MK

    MK

    3 days ago

    REAL

  • doc. ghoul

    doc. ghoul

    3 days ago

    That's the big BEN we all know!!

  • Mark Jeff

    Mark Jeff

    3 days ago

    I thought that was Bill Russell at first. It took a second glance

  • Andrew L

    Andrew L

    3 days ago

    Interesting speech. Never heard one like this

  • Lisa Gilliam

    Lisa Gilliam

    3 days ago

    Congratulations fellow Unionite! So happy gor you. #VUUBaby

  • Lars

    Lars

    3 days ago

    More than deserved

  • Lee Ramos

    Lee Ramos

    3 days ago

    Rasheed, tyshaun, Chauncey supporting Big Ben

  • Hew Sin Ken

    Hew Sin Ken

    3 days ago

    LOVE YOU BEN.

  • j slack

    j slack

    3 days ago

    3:08 ‼️

  • Domo

    Domo

    4 days ago

    Big Ben a top 5 center

  • Golf-hawk

    Golf-hawk

    4 days ago

    I appreciate you Big Ben! Enjoyed watching you! Thank you!

  • Kali B.

    Kali B.

    4 days ago

    as a heat fan speech gives me chills man

  • MrKiddVidd

    MrKiddVidd

    4 days ago

    Respect

  • Shane C.

    Shane C.

    4 days ago

    Was this man rapping?! Watch his body language… it’s like he had the beat in his head and came in on the beat.

  • Jamal Daniels

    Jamal Daniels

    4 days ago

    How he make it 2 the hall of fame🤔🤔

  • Kung Fu Kenny

    Kung Fu Kenny

    4 days ago

    though it was Bill Russell in the thumbnail.. 😬

  • papadoc

    papadoc

    4 days ago

    He souns like he looks

  • Fred Hubbs

    Fred Hubbs

    4 days ago

    them 35 dislikes are from those who cannot see the trees through the forest.

  • AS U

    AS U

    4 days ago

    The instigator of the malice at the palace. The king of wearing a 100 arm bands.

  • chuchuchuchia

    chuchuchuchia

    4 days ago

    Ben needs to get into acting. Dude looks like he could play a regal, feared king in any movie.

  • H. 19

    H. 19

    4 days ago

    And the Nobel Price in Literature goes to Ben Wallace.

  • Peopleare Stupid

    Peopleare Stupid

    4 days ago

    My favorite hof induction ever. Undrafted 4 time dpoy and champ right into the hof 💪

  • Adam Scheidt

    Adam Scheidt

    4 days ago

    That gave me chills, the embodiment of strength and perseverance!

  • Crystal Tillman

    Crystal Tillman

    4 days ago

    DEEEETROIT BASKETBALL!! #ChitownPistonsLoversince88

  • Twig B

    Twig B

    4 days ago

    wallace for president!!!! 👏👏

  • Đức Lâm Nguyễn

    Đức Lâm Nguyễn

    4 days ago

    Jesus Ben Wallace look like a preacher

  • Kassey Cruz

    Kassey Cruz

    4 days ago

    DETROIT BASKETBALL. SPELL DETROIT PISTONS. "CHAUNCEY BILLUPS, RIP HAMILTON, TAYSHAUN PRINCE, RASHEED WALLACE,"BIG" BEN WALLANCE"

  • upsidedownllama

    upsidedownllama

    4 days ago

    The ultimate definition of hard work and perseverance. God bless you Ben!!

  • upsidedownllama

    upsidedownllama

    4 days ago

    As a Pistons fan born in 94, I can PROUDLY say, this is my favorite player of all time! We love you Big Ben!!

  • da11king

    da11king

    4 days ago

    Panther s march??? Shortest speech in hall of Fame history. He was never a great speaker but the he became the first undrafted player to go in the hall of Fame. Congrats 👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

    • Versatile Wolf

      Versatile Wolf

      2 days ago

      @da11king 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻*

    • kifley19

      kifley19

      3 days ago

      @da11king he probably was since he had his fist up.

    • da11king

      da11king

      3 days ago

      @kifley19 I thought he was referring to the black panther movement back in the 70s

    • kifley19

      kifley19

      3 days ago

      He went to Virginia Union. Their mascot is a panther.

  • ROOTS & CULTURE

    ROOTS & CULTURE

    4 days ago

    ONLY THIS GUY CAN STOPPED SHAQ AND LAKERS ERA LITERALLY

  • Trung Nguyen

    Trung Nguyen

    4 days ago

    Feel like Wesley Snipes

  • Ja Meson

    Ja Meson

    4 days ago

    One of the best defensive players to play the game..

  • 2 Train

    2 Train

    4 days ago

    And he was on a 2K cover. One of my favorite Detroit teams.

  • Dennis .L

    Dennis .L

    4 days ago

    Powerful soulful speech. Its like big Ben sticking pieces of the meaningful moments of his life together. Always 1 of my favorite players who defied adversity. Him being in the HoF is long overdue!

  • thicky

    thicky

    4 days ago

    whats wrong with ben though. he look like he lil sick with jitters

  • yoe91 Rugby

    yoe91 Rugby

    4 days ago

    Powerful speech and delivered in a unique way. But is that a racial sign at the end raising the fist ?

  • Kenei Kiprono Kipchumba

    Kenei Kiprono Kipchumba

    4 days ago

    I am so happy for Big Ben! Totally deserved and long overdue, I really don't understand why he didn't get his roses earlier. 1st ballot for me. Anyday.

  • Utkan Aktaş

    Utkan Aktaş

    4 days ago

    Does Big-Ben has some turret syndrome or something. Or he is just too excited ?

  • Marylie Macay

    Marylie Macay

    5 days ago

    Dedicated one!!! The Champ!!! Big Ben Wallace!!!

  • Emmanuel Anwanaodung

    Emmanuel Anwanaodung

    5 days ago

    This speech wasn’t performance art, but no one can give a speech like this if they tried to do it as performance art. I was hanging on to every word. Shout out to this man, he did everything he wasn’t supposed to do.

  • Huginn

    Huginn

    5 days ago

    Как быстро летит время, Биг Бен уже весь седой... Очень рад за него!

  • terence pecdasen yangyang

    terence pecdasen yangyang

    5 days ago

    "Put me in a level playing field, and I will show you..."
    wow...thank you Ben

  • terence pecdasen yangyang

    terence pecdasen yangyang

    5 days ago

    Ben Wallace being philosophical in his speech...damn, he is more of a professor than the greatest defensive player ever...much respect!!!

  • BLUM PKIN

    BLUM PKIN

    5 days ago

    If you in the paint . This man will make you pay.

  • Mike Hunt

    Mike Hunt

    5 days ago

    anybody else cringe at panthers march ending lol

  • Sebastian Fairchild

    Sebastian Fairchild

    5 days ago

    True definition of “HARD IN THE PAINT”. A real inspiration Black ppl, check his story out. You’ll look at him and life different, I PROMISE YOU.

  • timhoward5

    timhoward5

    5 days ago

    *Gotten gray really quick.*

  • Jaime A. Mendoza III

    Jaime A. Mendoza III

    5 days ago

    Congratulations .. BIG Ben Wallace

  • MACLON81

    MACLON81

    5 days ago

    My idol best defense player..ben.

  • Eraser Heads

    Eraser Heads

    5 days ago

    IF YOU BEAT THE LAKERS CONSIST OF KOBE SHAQ PAYTON AND MALONE THAT'S NO QUESTION HALL OF FAME IS AWARDED EASILY FOR BEN WALLACE

  • Eraser Heads

    Eraser Heads

    5 days ago

    IN MANY YEARS OF WAITING FINALLY BEN WALLACE IS IN THE HALL OF FAME 👋👋👋👋👋👋

  • maimouna kone

    maimouna kone

    5 days ago

    PISTONS LEGEND !!!!!

  • Edward L

    Edward L

    5 days ago

    Top 5 pound for pound best defensive player ever........ Also dominated one of the best pound for pound offensive player in the finals aka SHAQ diesel in a 5 game sweep!!! I Love me some Big Ben Wallace...... Congratulations big guy you deserve this......Deeeeetroit basketball!!!!!!!

  • v p

    v p

    5 days ago

    How scary was Ben Wallace? How many times you seen Ron Attest want zero part of a guy that just threw him 10 feet backwards?

  • Brian Ransom

    Brian Ransom

    5 days ago

    Powerful! All Praises to the Most High!

  • Talon Karrde

    Talon Karrde

    5 days ago

    I remember seeing Big Ben at a Best Buy store in Richmond VA back when he was still playing. This was a season after they won the chip. He was HUGE! It was like watching the Hulk walk around the store. Glad to see him getting in the HOF.

  • Ron's Relaxing

    Ron's Relaxing

    5 days ago

    greatest hof speech ever big ben

  • Shun Wong

    Shun Wong

    5 days ago

    Omg he ages so much😭

  • NewsUpdate Exclusive

    NewsUpdate Exclusive

    5 days ago

    I had to fight back tears watching this interview 😢The best speech of the night

  • Greg Mock

    Greg Mock

    5 days ago

    In my view...that's a giant of a man right there!

  • biz20072008

    biz20072008

    5 days ago

    Ben lookin old

  • Johnny Ruiz

    Johnny Ruiz

    5 days ago

    Big dog Ben respect ✊

  • Big.C Sr

    Big.C Sr

    5 days ago

    Is he shooting Higher learning 2

  • Vanilla Ice

    Vanilla Ice

    5 days ago

    was metta artest invited?