Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 4/11/13
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall wants a max type deal, and has played lights out the past two months to try to earn it. In his last 20 games he has averaged 23.9 points per game on 48.3 percent shooting and 41.7 percent from three, plus averaging 7.8 assists per game. Wall’s season started off slow following a knee injury suffered in training camp.  Wall says he wasn’t able to find his groove until late February. Wall told the Washington Post that his season really didn’t turn around until veteran forward Emeka Okafor got in his because of a dispute Wall had with head coach Randy Witman over a late game benching. “It was just me being young and very frustrated. I wasn’t making anything, turning the ball over, and we lost a lot of games that we should’ve won and I put the toll on me,” Wall explained, as he recalled his emotions before the encounter. “A lot of frustration was coming out. As a veteran and being a leader on the team, [Okafor] stepped up and said something. At t...
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