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Latest News / Dec 16, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Videos: John Wall Cooks On Zach LaVine, Mo Williams En Route To 21 Points, 17 Dimes

Zach LaVine, John Wall

If John Wall keeps this up, it’s only a matter of time until he emerges as a legitimate MVP candidate. For the highlights of an utterly dominant 21-point, 17-assist outing in a win versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, watch the Washington Wizards superstar make Zach LaVine and Mo Williams look silly on a pair of crazy pull-up jumpers. Read More »

Video / Dec 16, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: John Wall Stars With Liam Neeson In “Taken 3″

John Wall, Liam Neeson

Taken 3 will hit theaters right after the New Year, on Jan. 9. As part of the buildup to the third installment in the popular Liam Neeson vehicle, the titular character called up John Wall in a spoof of the phone call trope the Taken movies have all included. Neeson, a Knicks fan, warns Wall this year’s Knicks “will defeat you,” during their Christmas Day game. Wall’s rejoinder is priceless, especially taken within the context of this disastrous Knicks year. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Rockets’ James Harden, Wizards’ John Wall Named Players Of The Week

James Harden, John Wall

Out with the old, in with the new? With Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade clearly on the decline and Chris Paul on the downward trend of his prime, there’s an opportunity for James Harden and John Wall to emerge as the best players at their respective positions. They’re another step closer to doing so after being named Conference Players of the Week for games played between December 8 and December 14. Read More »

NBA / Dec 14, 2014 / 8:40 pm

Video: John Wall Speeds Past Defense Before Finding Bradley Beal For Open Trey

John Wall, Bradley Beal

With sincere apologies to Russell Westbrook, there isn’t a point guard more electric in the open floor than John Wall. For not only can the Washington Wizards superstar unleash thunderous slams, but he drops slick dimes like this with ease, too. Watch Wall turn on the jets and get ahead of the Utah Jazz before flipping a behind-head pass to Bradley Beal for a swished three-pointer. Read More »

Smack / Dec 10, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Paul Pierce On John Wall: “He’s Our Leader”

John Wall, Paul Pierce

At this point his career, the most influential aspects of Paul Pierce’s game are intangible. The 37 year-old can still make big shots, canny passes, and capably check elite opposing wings for stretches, but his days as superstar are long gone. John Wall is the Washington Wizards’ franchise player, and Pierce even insists that the 24 year-old is something more, too: his team’s leader. Read More »

NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Video: John Wall Breaks Down After Dedicating Win To Cancer Victim

John Wall

We’d begun a post highlighting John Wall’s incredible crunch-time performance in the Washington Wizards’ 133-132 double overtime win versus the Boston Celtics tonight. But nothing Wall did with the ball in his hands compared to the message he conveyed after the game. Watch an overtly emotional Wall dedicate his team’s victory to Miyah Telemaque-Nelson, a six year-old friend of the Washington superstar who succumbed to Burkitt’s lymphoma on Monday morning. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 7, 2014 / 2:00 pm

GIF: After Turnover, John Wall Soars For Chase-Down Block Of Jeff Green

John Wall, Jeff Green, Bradley Beal

John Wall is officially new king of the chase-down block. Watch the Washington Wizards point guard react to a turnover by soaring to swat Jeff Green’s finger roll out of bounds in the early going of his team’s game against the Boston Celtics. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Video: John Wall Rejects Wilson Chandler At The Rim But Lands On Bradley Beal

John Wall, Wilson Chandler

John Wall had 12 dimes in 28 minutes in Washington’s dominating 30-point win over the Nuggets in Washington, 118-89. He also had a pair of blocks, including one rejection of Wilson Chandler right at the rim. His fall after the swat, wasn’t very comfortable for Bradley Beal, though. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 4, 2014 / 2:00 pm

John Wall Gets Fouled By Kobe Bryant On Made Three, Celebrates With Shimmy

John Wall, Bradley Beal

John Wall, Bradley Beal (Geoff Burke, USATODAY)

The nation’s capital is quickly becoming John Wall’s town. Watch the Washington Wizards star hit a dagger three-pointer while getting fouled by Kobe Bryant and appeal to the Verizon Center crowd with a celebratory shoulder shimmy. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 2, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Video: All The Little Upgrades In John Wall’s Game As Wiz Blowout Heat

Shawne Williams, John Wall

In a little over 31 minutes John Wall played against the Heat on Monday night, he showed off some of the finest basketball we’ve ever seen from him in his still-young career. He found a nice balance between his own offense and getting teammates involved on his way to 18 points, 13 assists, five rebounds, two steals and a block. All of which led the Wizards to their blowout win over their Conference rivals the Heat, 107-86. Let’s look at his efficient night, with a special emphasis on those facets of his game he’s worked so hard to improve. Read More »