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Larry Brown Sports:
One of the reasons the Washington Wizards are off to such a poor start again this season has been the absence of John Wall. A team isn’t going to win many games without its best player, and Washington has won only four of its 29 with Wall having been sidelined with a knee injury for the entire season. To say that the Wizards are missing the former Kentucky star would be an epic understatement.
However, Stan Van Gundy does not feel that Wall is the answer to the Wizards’s problems — this season or in the future.
“You know, I don’t see it, to be honest,” Van Gundy told ESPN 980′s The Sports Reporters last week, via D.C. Sports Bog. “I’d love to tell you you’re two years away; I really don’t [see it]. That roster doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. I know they’ll be better when John Wall comes back. He’s certainly got talent, but I don’t know that even John Wall is a great player to build your franchise around. I don’t know who you’re building around, so it’s tough to even thi
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John Wall is coming closer to his return for the Washington Wizards since being out with an injury to his left knee. The star point guard practiced on Thursday in limited contact drills, according to USA TODAY. Wall did not speak to any reporters but participated in some running and non-contact drills throughout the day.
Wall was impressive in his first practice, as many players...
Washington Wizards guard John Wall, out since Sept. 28 with a stress injury in his left knee cap, moved closer to returning by participating in limited contact drills during Thursday’s practice.
Wall, who did not speak with reporters after practice, wore his No. 2 practice jersey and also participated in other running and non-contact drills.
Washington coach Randy Wittman told...
With the Washington Wizards’ former number one pick, point guard John Wall, wavering on the topic of resigning long term with the franchise, the Wizards are facing an immense amount of pressure to put a respectable roster around Wall. Is it time Washington turns to a former college teammate of Wall’s to help sway his decision?
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