Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/18/14
John Wall placed a star-spangled baseball cap on his head clutched his Team USA backpack and quietly walked through a tunnel at Thomas & Mack Center and into the Las Vegas sunset. His second USA Basketball audition had just ended and Wall was headed to Los Angeles where he had scheduled a workout and a discussion with his agent Dan Fegan about a contract extension with the Washington Wizards that will make him more wealthy than he ever imagined. Wall left the negotiations up to Fegan because he didn’t want them to distract him from making an impression at Team USA minicamp which he said was “a bigger goal than my contract or anything like that.” But he admitted he was aware of the Washington Wizards’ plans to offer him the five-year $80 million deal which he felt he had earned through his first three seasons with the rebuilding franchise. “It’s a dream come true if it happens that way and if that’s how it goes down” Wall said “but I really don’t know what to expect.” Should ...
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