It's been a while since Rasheed Wallace played for the Detroit Pistons, but he hasn't forgotten the area, and he hasn't forgotten the people of Flint, Michigan, who still don't have safe drinking water. So Wallace, some of his NBA friends, some of us from ESPN's #TheJump, and a bunch of Sheed's friends and family took a little trip to Flint over this past weekend. What happened next was really cool, and I downloaded some of my Snapchat and Instagram posts into a video:
Posted by Rachel Nichols on Monday, August 1, 2016
Rasheed Wallace is trying to do his part.
The former Simon Gratz legend — spent five seasons with the Detroit Pistons — winning an NBA championship in 2004 and later joining their coaching staff as an assistant.
Wallace, some NBA friends and family spent last weekend delivering truckloads of bottled water to Flint residents to help them out during the city’s ongoing water crisis.
ESPN’s Rachel Nichols was on hand as well.