Found March 11, 2013 on
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 is difficult to decide his overall value.
2011-12 stats: 16.3 points, 4.5 rebounds and 8.0 assists on 42.3 percent shooting from field.
2012-13 stats: 14.0 points, 3.2 rebounds and 7.1 assists on 41.4 percent shooting from field.
At this point it is up to the Wizards to decide his worth and a max contract will most likely be around 4 years and 60 million dollars, basically what the New Orleans Hornets paid Eric Gordon last summer. No matter how important Wall is to their franchise and their future, three point guards with similar stats all signed long-term contracts last year, for far less than maximum dollar...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]
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...
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 —...
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...
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...
cavaliers 95 wizards 90
3/12/2013 - Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH
NBA.com Game Highlights
David Liam Kyle
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
7:00 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier
Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor