by Chris Lingebach

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Wizards broke the bank to ensure John Wall will remain in D.C. long-term, signing him to a 5-year, $80-million contract extension on Wednesday.

But the money exchange doesn’t stop with Wall, who upon signing the deal, turned around to donate $1 million of his new-found wealth to D.C.-area charities (to be named later).

“My thing is, you get your deal, you make your money throughout this league, and God put you on this earth to do other things,” Wall told 106.7 The Fan’s Lavar and Dukes Thursday.

“It’s not all about me,” he continued. “I’m happy I can take care of my family and my mom, and make sure things are good. But you always want to give back to the ones that’s not wealthy, you know, and make sure you help them out as much as possible. “

“You need to worry about other people,” Wall said. “That’s how you make yourself a better person as well.”

One sign the Wizards truly have rebuilt this roster: Andray Blatche would never have said the words: “It’s not all about me.”


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Listen Live