Found February 14, 2013 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Agent David Falk, who is best known for representing Michael Jordan throughout the legend’s NBA career, apologized Thursday for ripping Washington Wizards guard John Wall in an article that appeared in The Washington Post Thursday. Matters began on Sunday when The Post’s Mike Wise wrote a column in which he was supportive of Wall. The theme was that the expectations of being the No. 1 overall pick were too great for Wall, and that the young point guard has been playing well since returning from injury this season. Though Wise was supportive of Wall, his column contained this paragraph expressing a dissenting opinion: “A prominent NBA agent, whom I’ll save from embarrassment here, told me a year ago the Wizards needed to unload Wall before the rest of the league found out he didn’t have trade value.” The agent was Falk, who called Wise on Monday to discuss the Wizards and go off on Wall — on the record. “I’m going to save you from embarrassment,” Falk told Wise. “You guys are in dre...
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Longtime NBA agent David Falk, a Washington Wizards season ticket holder, went to great lengths to savagely rip the team, specifically the team's point guard, John Wall.
UPDATE: Falk has issued an apology for his comments.
John Wall was the obvious #1 pick in the 2010 draft. The Washington Wizards were lucky enough to win the draft lottery to grab him. Alas a franchise player to build their team around. However, not everyone believes this. Stan Van Gundy (former Orlando Magic head coach) believes Wall is not the franchise player that the Wizards hoped to get when he was drafted...
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To be completely honest, I’m not sure why NBA agent David Falk decided to take time out of his days and share his thoughts on John Wall and his potential. Perhaps John Wall wasn’t willing to let him be his agent? I dont know. But check out the comments via the Washington Post.
Falk was extremely clear on his stance about the Wizards and Wall in particular.
“You guys are...
David Falk has represented some of the greatest players in NBA history — Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Adrian Dantley, James Worthy — but taking that illustrious list into consideration, it’s safe to say the word “super” hasn’t been applied to his agent tag for quite some time. Today, Washington Post columnist Mike Wise profiled the former super agent, who had some not...