Syracuse University basketball legend, John Wallace will be at the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs home game on Friday, June 10 as part of our salute to Syracuse Basketball! A legendary player for Syracuse University, his #44 jersey was retired in February 2020.

The DiamondDawgs will be wearing commemorative themed Syracuse-themed jerseys and John Wallace will be available for photos and autographs for our fans.

Wallace was selected as the 18th pick in the 1996 NBA draft and the 6’8 forward played seven seasons in the NBA with the NY Knicks, Toronto Raptors, Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat, and  Phoenix Suns

Today, he remains active in the Knicks organization, coaching camps, and clinics,

Thank you to the Gehring Family, Gehring Textiles, and Helmont Mills for bringing in Mr. Wallace and supplying our custom Syracuse Themed commemorative Jerseys

Gates will open at 5:30 with the first pitch scheduled for 6:30. Make sure you arrive early for the exciting night as we show our support for Syracuse Basketball!