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The Wizards Are Really Good At Shooting Threes And Should Probably Shoot More Of Them

Here with your weekly look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Trevor Ariza led the Wizards in three-point attempts and makes last season by knocking down 180 of 442. Second in both categories was Martell Webster (146 of 372), followed by Bradley Beal (138 of 343) and John Wall (108 of 308). Wall’s jumper improved dramatically last year, so Wizards fans...
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Washington Wizards at Miami Heat game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. With John Wall directing the offense, the Washington Wizards have been difficult to slow down while compiling their best record in over 35 years. That certainly isn't a good sign for a Miami Heat team that has struggled to defend opponents on its own floor. Wall and the Southeast Division-leading Wizards look to add to their...
Via Fox Sports Florida
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John Wall Takes Zach LaVine to School

Minnesota’s rookie point guard Zach LaVine has huge upside. He may be in the discussion as one of the better point guards in the NBA down the line. But on Tuesday night he was taken to school, and his teacher was Wizards’ point guard John Wall. LaVine struggled to stay with the faster Wall all night. Wall scored 21 points and dropped 17 assists, tying his career-high in which...
Via KCM Sports
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John Wall stars in Taken 3/ESPN trailer

We’re a couple of weeks away from the release of Taken 3 in theaters, and ESPN is promoting the film a little bit by combining it with a promotion for their NBA Christmas schedule on ABC. In this trailer, Liam Neeson calls John Wall to tell him that the Knicks will beat the Wizards on Christmas. Yep. That’s totally plausible. I’d assume this trailer was filmed before the...
Via Awful Announcing
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John Wall on death of young friend: ‘It’s just another angel that God put behind me’ (vid)

When John Wall broke down on camera following Monday’s game against the Boston Celtics, it quickly became evident why the Washington Wizards star was so overcome with emotion. Wall had lost his “little buddy,” six-year-old Miyah Telemaque-Nelson had passed away earlier in the day after a battle with lymphoma. Wall and Miyah became fast friends...Read More The post John Wall...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bomani Jones calls out Colin Cowherd over John Wall talk

One of the worst vendettas in sports media is Colin Cowherd’s multiple years of riding John Wall into the ground.  Cowherd’s rants on Wall ever since he debuted in the NBA is the worst of sports talk radio and enough words have been typed about the subject.  It’s been nothing short of racially charged character assassination.  Over the years Cowherd has called Wall’s...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Game 20: Wall’s spirited heroism overcomes Celtics comeback attempt

Wizards 133 Celtics 132 (2 OT) December 8, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC In loving memory of Miyah Telemaque-Nelson. Rest in Paradise, ‘little buddy’. His tears simply couldn’t be withheld. His emotions towered as the world and all its material shrunk into insignificance. For John Wall, a devastating life experience broke him into speechlessness […] The post Wizards...
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(VIDEO) John Wall breaks down in emotional postgame interview

Af Wizards PG John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists in Washington’s double OT win over the Celtics last night.  After the game, Wall broke down in tears in the postgame interview.  He dedicated the game to 6 year old Miyah Nelson, a friend who lost her battle with cancer on Monday.  Her life and her fight clearly touched Wall in a very deep and personal way. (H/T NESN) The...
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John Wall breaks down as he dedicates game to cancer victim

John Wall’s emotions Monday night had nothing to do with basketball. Wall was instrumental in helping his Washington Wizards defeat the Boston Celtics, scoring Washington’s final 10 points in a 133-132, double-overtime win. Before tipoff, the All-Star had dedicated the game to Damiyah Telemaque-Nelson, a 6-year-old girl whom he befriended who died Monday of cancer. Wall was...
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John Wall cries in interview after dedicating game to deceased girl (Video)

John Wall showed some heartfelt emotion on Monday night after playing a great game in honor of a 6-year-old girl who died earlier in the day. Wall met Miyah Telemaque-Nelson in March and felt an immediate connection with the young girl. Telemaque-Nelson was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma last October and succumbed to the disease Monday...Read More
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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