Big Ben to attend brother's funeral

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Ben Wallace is expected to miss at
least two upcoming road games with the Detroit Pistons following
the death of his brother in Alabama.

Wallace scored 15 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Monday night in
Detroit's 99-96 double overtime win over the Los Angeles Clippers
after learning of the death of his brother, Sam Jr., 61, who died
Monday morning.

His brother had been battling brain cancer.

Wallace was expected to miss games Thursday at Denver and
Saturday at Utah, the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News

He was to travel to White Hall, Ala., where family was making burial plans.