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When the Washington Wizards selected John Wall with the first overall pick in the 2010 draft, they thought they were getting a player who could put the team on his back and become a game-changer. Wall is only three seasons into his NBA career, but that has yet to happen.
The former Kentucky Wildcat has averaged a decent 16 points and eight assists per game over his young career, but he has not made the type of impact many expected he would. Despite that, Wall still feels he deserves a max contract when he becomes a free agent after next season.
“I feel like I am,” Wall replied when Grantland’s Zach Lowe asked if he is a max contract player. “I do (feel like I am), definitely.”
While we know people like Stan Van Gundy and this NBA agent strongly disagree, it would not be wise for a player to admit they are not deserving of the most money possible. That’s a basic business strategy and there’s no actual way to define what it means to be a max contract player. However, Wall’s shooting a...
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John Wall has come out saying that he deserves a max contract when his rookie contract expires and he could sign one as soon as this summer. This is no doubt that 2010′s first overall pick, is the franchise player of the Washington Wizards and a polarizing player and athlete, but having only played about a third of this season so far and with his numbers down from last year, it...
Adidas has recently revealed Washington Wizards John Wall as the spokesperson for the new “Crazyquick” basketball model. Featuring a gradual flex orientation at the toe and heel zones with forward [...]
John Wall had 23 points and 10 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-93 Wednesday night.
Wall and Wizards coach Randy Wittman appeared to exchange unpleasant words during a timeout late in the third quarter, but Wall rallied with eight fourth-quarter points to hold off the Bucks' comeback.
It was Wall's seventh double-double of the season. He...
Next year will be make-or-break for the Wizards After last night’s 95-90 loss at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers that saw the Wizards score 33 first quarter points and jump out to a 13 point lead, then only 32 points over the next 24 minutes, I immediately starting thinking about the off-season. While it was only a five point loss, it came at the hands of the Cavs who were...
If John Wall deserves a max contract, than I do too.
For the most part, professional athletes are blessed and cursed, with an inordinate level of confidence bordering delusion that arguably is the reason for them reaching the highest level of their sport. In their mind their abilities have no limits and drawing logically conclusions is optional. In a lot of cases, this mentality...
During the Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards game Wednesday night, Bucks’ center Larry Sander was ejected from the game as he picked up his 2nd technical foul. Upon receiving the 2nd tech and being tossed from the game, his reaction is one of the best I have ever seen. It is so good, it can not really be put into words. So just enjoy this GIF from Wiz_Spurtin on Twitter. ...
Former number 1 overall pick John Wall has had an up and down career so far. He’s battled injuries and the Wizards for the most part have been an underwhelming team during the John Wall era. Perhaps a slap in the face for the hopes the franchise had for him when they decided to take [...]
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The fearsome glare in John Wall’s eyes during the 4th quarter was enough to tell the tale of the Washington Wizards tonight. And what a night it was for our beloved star. From just about every facet and every cylinder of the game, tonight simply...
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall and coach Randy Wittman got in each other's faces. Then, after Wittman momentarily walked away, they got in each other's faces again.
Whatever was said during that third-quarter timeout Wednesday night worked.
Wall had 23 points and 10 assists, and the Wizards beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-93.
The exchange came as Washington was...
John Wall is known as a confident person, probably stemming from his belief that he can teach anyone and everyone how to Dougie.
Wall’s confidence extends to the basketball court, too, which is good, since that is where he makes his living. The Wizards point guard made a number of bold statements in an interesting interview with Zach Lowe of Grantland. One of those statements —...
Well, here we are again: The Cavaliers are about to go through another stretch run without Anderson Varejao and most likely, Kyrie Irving. So what is there to play for? Only the Cavs can make that decision. The key here is to keep playing hard, trying to execute Byron Scotts game plan, and let everything else fall where it may. Meanwhile, the Wizards are just trying...