Jason Reid of the Washington Post wrote a column recently about Wizards PG John Wall and his tattoos.
The entire diatribe is beyond pointless and is among some of the worst sportswriting you will see in this day and age, but here are some excerpts:
Posing shirtless recently for an Instagram photo, Wall revealed several tattoos. Wall’s interest in body art is surprising, considering he previously said he did not have tattoos because of concerns over his image for marketing reasons. Many NBA players do have tattoos, and Wall isn’t breaking new ground in sharing his ink with fans through social media.
But not every player flip-flops on a topic in such a public way. Factor in that Wall is expected to receive a huge payday from the Wizards next month, and the timing of his tattoo revelation raises questions about his decision making. For a franchise with a history of backing the wrong players, that’s food for thought.
This isn’t about the merits of body art. Wall, 22, h...