Found January 02, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
The former NBA coach and current NBA analyst was on ESPN 980′s The Sports Reporters last week, and was asked if the Wizards have the talent in place to improve.
“You know, I don’t see it, to be honest,” Van Gundy said. “I’d love to tell you you’re two years away; I really don’t [see it]. That roster doesn’t make a lot of sense to me. I know they’ll be better when John Wall comes back. He’s certainly got talent, but I don’t know that even John Wall is a great player to build your franchise around. I don’t know WHO you’re building around, so it’s tough to even think about what the construction of your team is. That’s just a bad basketball team.”
via Washington Post
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One of the reasons the Washington Wizards are off to such a poor start again this season has been the absence of John Wall. A team isn’t going to win many games without its best player, and Washington has won only four of its 29 with Wall having been sidelined with a knee injury for the entire season. To say that the Wizards are missing the former Kentucky star would be an epic...
Former number one draft pick and current Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has yet to play a game this season. Having been out with a knee injury, Wall returned to practice for the first time this season according to the Wizards' Twitter account.Wall and Ariza return to practice, Price takes part in non-contact drills. Ariza closest to return, could be in next few days—...
Washington Wizards guard John Wall, out since Sept. 28 with a stress injury in his left knee cap, moved closer to returning by participating in limited contact drills during Thursday’s practice.
Wall, who did not speak with reporters after practice, wore his No. 2 practice jersey and also participated in other running and non-contact drills.
Washington coach Randy Wittman told...
The Wizards won't set a specific date for John Wall's anticipated return.
The Washington Wizards’ abysmal season last year was overshadowed by an even worse one from the Charlotte Bobcats.
This year, they are taking center stage with only four wins so far. They have been playing without point guard John Wall, but you have to wonder how big of a difference he could possibly make.
The good news for the Wizards is that with all the bad seasons they...