Found January 05, 2012 on Mr. Irrelevant:
Wiz open game 0-12, get smoked by Magic, drop to 0-6. [Bullets Forever] John Wall says the team is playing selfish. [Wizards Insider] Wiz rookie Jan Vesely says team is “playing bad.” [Ball Don't Lie] The Wiz are really, really bad. Franchise records bad. [Washington Times] Hoyas come back from 17-point deficit, beat Marquette. [CSN Washington] Another day, another mock draft. Skins get ‘Bama CB. [Natl Football Post] Big things happening for Terps football recruiting. [Testudo Times] Backstrom unsure on concussion, is day-to-day for Caps. [WaPo] Flames’ Bourque suspended five games for Backstrom hit. [Puck Daddy] Some place called “World of Beer” could be headed to Arlington. [ARLnow]

Why is John Wall struggling?

There is no question that John Wall has had a rough start to his second season with the woeful Wizards (0-6). He has shot the ball poorly and displayed bad body language. Coach Flip Saunders has even had to threaten him to smile. Wall’s disappointing start was examined through two completely different takes on Friday. In The Sporting News, NBA columnist Sean Deveney delved into...

John Wall Calls Out Teammates for Selfishness, Says Season Could Get Ugly

We may not know exactly what the 2011-2012 season has in store for the Washington Wizards, but we certainly know they aren’t going to be patient. Washington has lost its first six games of the season. They have done very little right to this point, and haven’t really come close to beating anyone. Even John Wall is averaging just under 14 points per game, which is second on the...

John Wall dunks, gets technical foul

The Wizards still haven’t won a game, but they keep adding to the highlight reel. This one is notable for two reasons: it’s a pretty swell dunk by John Wall, and he was given a technical foul for preening and/or continuing to exist after the dunk. I do love to criticize players for celebrating individual plays during losses, but I’m not sure how the world was made a better...

Wall: Wizards Playing Selfishly On Both Ends Of Floor

John Wall expressed his disappointment with the Wizards' play.

Wall Gets a Technical for Looking

The Wizards racked up technical fouls Monday night, including a pair that had coach Flip Saunders tossed from the game in the first quarter. But it was a technical called on John Wall that had us shaking our heads. Wall drove hard, dunked on Celtics center Greg Stiemsma and gave him a “who’s your daddy” stare down. The ref, apparently offended by the glare, whistled Wall...

John Wall Devastates Greg Stiemsma, JaVale McGee Screams Quite Loudly

For a little guy, Washington Wizards' John Wall sure can bring down the house with some outstanding dunks. Case in point - Washington's visit to Boston to face the Celtics where Wall threw one down on Boston's big man Greg Stiemsma. And if you are like me and thought, " Who in the heck is this Greg dude?," well this will sure make you remember him going forward...

John Wall on the Wizards: ‘It Could Get Ugly This Whole Season’

The Washington Wizards missed 12 straight shots to start the game against Orlando last night, leading to a loss that punctuated the worst start in franchise history, and everyone on the team is sad (including the owner, who blogged about the ongoing debacle.) From the WaPo: “If there was any wonder why the Wizards entered the game ranking last in the NBA in scoring and offensive...

Open thread, Game 7: Knicks at Wizards

Since the Wizards’ loss to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, the team has held a players-only meeting, and there has been much discussion about why John Wall is struggling. Will the three-game homestand, which starts tonight against the Knicks, help? Will Roger Mason Jr. feel extra motivation playing against his former team (an experience that left “a bad taste” in his mouth...

Vesely Getting Closer To Making NBA Debut

Jan Vesely had a shot in his injured right hip last week.

Tony Kornheiser and David Aldridge on John Wall

Just before the NBA season began, Jason Reid wrote a column speculating about the challenges the Wizards would face keeping John Wall in D.C. for the long-term. Here’s the one paragraph summary: The Wizards are in no danger of losing Wall soon. They control his rights for at least another three seasons beyond this one, which they begin Monday night against the New Jersey Nets at...
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