Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/28/13
John Wall and Martell Webster were soaking in a cold tub literally chilling after a voluntary workout at Verizon Center recently when Webster said he glanced over at Wall and asked “Do you feel any pressure?” Wall has dealt with nothing but pressure since the Washington Wizards drafted him No. 1 overall in 2010. After three seasons in which the franchise has failed to make the playoffs and he has failed to make an all-star team (while dealing with injuries to both knees) Wall was given an added bonus — and burden — this summer when the organization rewarded him with a five-year $80 million extension. “He goes: ‘No. Pressure for what? They extended me to play the way I’ve been playing’ ” Webster said he recalled Wall telling him. The massive contract represents the third-largest deal in franchise history and reflects the franchise’s belief in what the 23-year-old point guard will accomplish as the team’s leader. And as he enters what he called the “most anticipated” season of his c
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