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Washington Wizards: is John Wall an elite point guard?

I find myself struggling when trying to define the build of an elite point guard. Of course there are some prerequisites—ball control, court vision, and ability to pass. However, there are differences and intangibles that separate the pack from the rest. The NBA has transformed into a point guard driven league, and they’ve made a case in recent memory that a championship cannot...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari tells Colin Cowherd to back off on John Wall

We’ve chronicled time and time again on how ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd has harped on the Washington Wizards’ John Wall for his famous (or in Cowherd’s opinion infamous) Dougie dance that occurred five years ago! It’s gotten to the point where fellow ESPN’ers have gotten sick of the strange obsession. Well, count Wall’s former coach at Kentucky, John Calipari, as...
Via Awful Announcing
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Wall, friends kicked off plane in Las Vegas

John Wall and the members of his crew were kicked off a plane in Las Vegas this week after one of them threatened another passenger, according to a report. TMZ says Wall and his friends were on an American Airlines flight headed to D.C. Tuesday, but they were asked to leave the aircraft. Someone in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Three first round draft picks the Wizards should consider

With the Wizards’ recent heartbreaking series loss to the Hawks, all eyes are now on how Washington will build off of last season’s success. The Wizards have a few obvious needs that must be addressed through June’s NBA Draft for them continue to improve. Some of the major needs include finding a stretch four to space the floor, as well as a guard off the bench who can carry...
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

The All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday and they included names you would expect to see like Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Among those absent was John Wall, who had a message for voters. More Motivation…Keep Sleeping !! — John Wall (@JohnWall) May 21, 2015 Harden and Curry were absolutely deserving of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards lose, but are one step away from breaking through the wall

When Paul Pierce’s game tying three pointer was waived off last Friday night in Washington, it marked the second straight season in which the Wizards were eliminated at home in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Although this year and last year’s series featured the same end result, something about this team felt different. The Wizards had an undeniable bravado about...
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall Makes Insane Block On Dennis Schroder Dunk Attempt (Video)

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall returned to his team’s second-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night and made a number of highlight-reel plays in Game 5. One of them came late in the fourth quarter when he jumped high in the air and made a tremendous block on a dunk attempt by Hawks guard Dennis Schroder. This embed is invalid"...
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall’s season might be over

It’s not a good day for Washington Wizards fans. After All-Star point guard John Wall led them to a sweep of the Toronto Raptors in the first...
Via Athlon Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall has multiple fractures in wrist and hand

Washington Wizards guard John Wall missed the team’s Game 2 outing against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals after taking a hard fall on his left wrist in the series opener on Sunday. It now appears that Wall suffered five fractures in his left wrist in that fall, as the team pointed out on Thursday. Injury Update: John Wall underwent multiple exams that...
Via Sportsnaut
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Van Pelt zings Colin Cowherd with John Wall tweet

Colin Cowherd has spent the better part of five years – FIVE YEARS! – holding one 30 second dance over John Wall’s head like some kind of modern day scarlet letter.  Amazingly enough, he brought it up again today.  This guy just doesn’t quit. Not to start another ESPN-on-ESPN feud or get SVP suspended (he’s one of the good ones in Bristol), but we couldn’t help but...
Via Awful Announcing
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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