John Wall has had plenty of bulletin board material to propel him to new heights this season, starting with being cut from Team USA. His goal, he says, it to “let them know they left two of the best young guys in the league off the team.”
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For a while, the Washington Wizards seemed determined to make the game live down to its billing. That turnover-filled first half? It looked more like a bad practice.
John Wall is still playing with the chip on his shoulder of a guy who want to be the “best point guard in the league,” Bradley Beal says of his teammates’ extraordinary play, adding, “he leads us and we follow.”
The Washington Wizards edged out the Orlando Magic 91-89 Wednesday night, when Bradley Beal tipped in a perfect inbound lob from Andre Miller as the final 0.8 seconds expired.
Since John Wall introduced himself to the NBA in 2010, Colin Cowherd has taken every opportunity to bash the Wizards guard. That’s now changed. So, what changed?
John Wall dedicated the Wizards win over the Celtics to his six-year-old friend Miyah, who passed away Monday of Burkitt’s lymphoma. Wall broke down in a post-game interview.
The Boston Celtics are learning the hard way.
Jeff Green scored 25 points, reserve Marcus Thornton had 21 and the Celtics nearly blew a 25-point third-quarter lead before beating the Washington Wizards 101-93 Sunday in Paul Pierce’s return.
The Washington Wizards are off to their best start in 40 years. Their 13-5 record has particularly impressed Paul Pierce, who was with 11 playoff teams and one that won the NBA championship.