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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 — his opinion that he is worth a maximum contract — will have very real consequences for Washington when Wall is up for a new deal in 2014. The other statement could have more real implications for the Wizards here and now.
Lowe brought up Wall’s unusually high shooting percentage from the right elbow this season, and asked if Wall felt that location was becoming his “sweet spot.” Wall felt it was, sort of.
“Everywhere is my sweet spot,” Wall said. “But right now, the right elbow is my best elbow.”
For a minute, let’s assume Wall understood what Lowe was asking and that he was not just expressing which one of h...
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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 [...]
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...
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3/13/2013 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC
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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...
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,...
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...
John Wall was asked point blank in an interview with Grantland’s Zach Lowe if he believes he’s worth a max contract. His answer? He ‘definitely’ feels he’s deserving. Wall, 2010′s No.1 pick, will be eligible for a contract extension this offseason. Since returning to the Wizards lineup in late January following a knee injury, Wall has averaged 14.1 points, is shooting...
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3/12/2013 - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
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The Wizards entered tonight’s contest against the Cavaliers with a prime opportunity to pick up a road win. But even with Kyrie Irving sidelined, however, they’d go on to lose 95-90.
Washington started the game with a statement...
Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
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