If you couldn't tell, that's a Rodney Stuckey highlight reel from the Las Vegas Summer League via a random Chinese video site (Google turns out the strangest things sometimes). It's the first time I've seen this specific compilation, but that's not really what matters. Basically, it's just a pretty introduction to a topic that I've been thinking about for a while ...
See what number Stuckey is wearing? It's No. 3 ... the same No. 3 that another player made pretty popular around these parts.
Once upon a time, I considered it a forgone conclusion that someday the Pistons would hang No. 3 from the rafters in honor of Ben Wallace (and I wasn't the only one -- Pistons front office guy Dave Wieme agreed). But now? I'm guessing the organization has different thoughts, otherwise they wouldn't have made the number available to a rookie. Maybe I'm wrong, but that's what it seems to suggest. (Adding salt to the wound is Stuckey's explanation for the number: noted Pistons killer Dwyane Wade is his favorite player.)
So I ask you, did Ben Wallace do enough to have his jersey retired in Detroit? And does Stuckey wearing the number now necessarily preclude the Pistons from retiring it in honor of Wallace down the road? Make your case in the comments.