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Posted at 08:58 PM ET, 04/18/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat on underdog role: “Why would they pick us?”

The Wizards are heavy underdogs entering first-round playoff matchup with Chicago Bulls.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:58 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicago Bulls, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 04/13/2014

John Wall evolves in role as scoring point guard for the Wizards

In his fourth year, John Wall has posts career highs in scoring, assists and reaches the playoffs.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:47 PM ET, 04/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 04/11/2014

An opening for Wizards to claim the sixth seed?

The Charlotte Bobcats have the tiebreaker in the chase for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference but the Wizards might have caught a break with a recent injury to Kemba Walker.

By Michael Lee  |  03:58 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte Bobcats, John Wall, Kemba Walker, Wizards

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Wizards look to rediscover touch from three-point line

Despite being the NBA’s third-best three-point shooting team, the Wizards are just 9-for-50 from downtown in their last three games.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Martell Webster, Trevor Ariza, Washington Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014

Randy Wittman criticizes efforts of John Wall, Bradley Beal in Wizards’ loss

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman was disappointed with his team’s first half performance and questioned the effort of his young backcourt after loss to Charlotte.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Charlotte Bobcats, John Wall, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 04/09/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on Charlotte Bobcats: “This is the biggest game”

John Wall flew to Texas to watch Kentucky lose in the NCAA title game but he returned early Tuesday to prepare for the Charlotte Bobcats.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Charlotte Bobcats, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Wizards’ John Wall heads to Texas to support Kentucky in NCAA title game

Wall picked Kentucky to lose in the second round, but his “motivational” tactic has led him to Dallas, where he plans to watch the title game.

By Michael Lee  |  05:29 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Kentucky, Wizards

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 04/05/2014

Wizards’ John Wall, Bradley Beal excited to see their schools in Final Four

John Wall and Bradley Beal are both rooting for their teams to win a national championship, but Wall has chosen a unique way to motivate Kentucky - by picking Beal’s Florida.

By Michael Lee  |  06:16 PM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Connecticut, John Wall, Kentucky

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Wizards realize work isn’t done after reaching ‘one of our goals’

The Wizards had some fun during after a game that clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 but more work remains.

By Michael Lee  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, NBA, playoffs, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 03/26/2014

Wizards’ John Wall ready to face his ‘brother,’ Phoenix guard Eric Bledsoe

Wall’s former Kentucky teammate has returned from injury to ignite the Suns.

By Michael Lee  |  03:35 PM ET, 03/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Bledsoe, John Wall

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Wizards return home trying to forget miserable West Coast road trip

“We got to forget about it, to be honest with you,” Bradley Beal said of the Wizards’ 1-3 road trip.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 07:28 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Wizards punished for sloppy play in Denver

Poor ball management didn’t matter against the Lakers, but the Nuggets made Washington pay.

By Michael Lee  |  07:28 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 03/20/2014

Wizards’ John Wall brings cherry blossom-themed Adidas gear to Portland

Before going head-to-head in Portland, all-stars John Wall and Damian Lillard came together to sell some flower-themed shoes for Adidas.

By Michael Lee  |  11:09 AM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adidas, Damian Lillard, John Wall, Portland Trail Blazers, Wizards

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014

John Wall picks Kentucky to go out early in NCAA tournament

John Wall picked Kentucky to go out early in NCAA Tournament but said he used bracket to motivate his alma mater.

By Michael Lee  |  06:51 PM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Kentucky, NCAA Tournament, Wizards

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 03/16/2014

John Wall shows Wizards ‘are tough to beat’ when he’s engaged on both ends

John Wall had his eighth 30-point game of the season and shut down Brooklyn’s Deron Williams but was barely a topic of discussion afterward.

By Michael Lee  |  03:24 PM ET, 03/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 03/15/2014

Wizards refuse to surrender in Orlando

John Wall and Bradley Beal made big plays when it counted to help the Wizards pull out an overtime win over the Orlando Magic.

By Michael Lee  |  08:15 AM ET, 03/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Orlando Magic, Wizards-Magic

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Wizards’ John Wall fined $15,000 for criticizing officals

John Wall was fined $15,000 for “directing inappropriate comments” toward NBA officials after the Wizards’ loss to Charlotte.

By Michael Lee  |  05:15 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 03/11/2014

Even in defeat, Wizards like chances against Miami Heat

The Wizards are 1-2 against the Miami Heat but are confident that they could hang with two-time defending champion if the two teams met in the playoffs.

By Michael Lee  |  06:56 AM ET, 03/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 03/05/2014

Another March, another chance for Wizards’ John Wall to elevate his game

John Wall says he wouldn’t have won another Eastern Conference player of the week award without some help.

By Michael Lee  |  02:15 PM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on Allen Iverson

John Wall was excited to be in Philadelphia on the night his favorite player, Allen Iverson, had his jersey retired.

By Michael Lee  |  12:00 AM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Allen Iverson, John Wall, Philadelphia 76ers, Wizards

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 02/28/2014

John Wall wants Wizards to stay on a roll

Wall finally reached 30 wins for the first time in his career but the work is far from done.

By Michael Lee  |  03:38 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Toronto Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Wizards sharing, taking care of ball in February

The Wizards guaranteed their second winning month of the season with win over Orlando. The success has been as a result of better ball-movement and fewer turnovers.

By Michael Lee  |  09:56 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Wizards’ backup point guard carousel continues

The Wizards have tried to find a suitable backup for John Wall for nearly four years. They are hoping Andre Miller is finally the solution.

By Michael Lee  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Eric Maynor, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal hope Wizards stand pat at trade deadline

With Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline approaching, team’s stars don’t want the Wizards to break up what they have going.

By Michael Lee  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, NBA trade deadline, Wizards

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Wizards get results from going small late against Toronto Raptors

Randy Wittman got ejected late but Wizards made late push after assistant Don Newman decided to go with small lineup against Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  03:39 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Wizards’ John Wall loses bet with Bradley Beal, to wear Florida pajama onesie

John Wall made a bet with Bradley Beal over the Florida-Kentucky game and will have to pay in embarrassing fashion.

By Michael Lee  |  09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Florida, John Wall, Kentucky, Washington Wizards

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on first all-star appearance: “I was hungry for more”

John Wall understood that he wouldn’t get much playing time as a first-time all-star but he maximized his minutes.

By Michael Lee  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, John Wall, NBA All-Star

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 02/16/2014

NBA All-Star Game: Open Thread

With his first all-star weekend near completion, John Wall wants to be back “every year from now on.“

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 PM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA All-Star, Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014

Wizards’ John Wall wins Dunker of the Night, leads East to victory

John Wall took advice from Twitter before determining the dunk that propelled him to victory.

By Michael Lee  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA All-Star, NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/15/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on dunking: “I’m more of a dunk contest person”

John Wall explains why he isn’t an “in-game-dunker” and how JaVale McGee got robbed in 2011.

By Michael Lee  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Weekend, Blake Griffin, JaVale McGee, John Wall, LeBron James, NBA, NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Memphis catches Wizards’ John Wall slipping defensively

All-star again had trouble with a backup point guard.

By Michael Lee  |  12:13 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Memphis Grizzlies

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Video: ‘Post Sports Live’ talks John Wall at the dunk contest

Is the event still must-see TV?

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 02/08/2014

Wizards once again let down guard against an inferior foe at home

The Wizards are 18-9 against teams with records below .500, but six of those losses have been at home.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Cavaliers, John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards-Cavaliers

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Wizards’ John Wall draws praise from Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

Spurs’ coach and their future Hall of Famer say Washington’s point guard has made the leap.

By Michael Lee  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gregg Popovich, John Wall, Tim Duncan

Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal to represent Wizards on All-Star Saturday night

John Wall will become the second Wizard to enter the Slam Dunk contest, while Bradley Beal will try to become the franchise’s second three-point champion.

By Michael Lee  |  08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014

On eighth try, Wizards get over .500

The Wizards had gone 1,556 days without ever having a winning record - until they finally defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.

By Michael Lee  |  06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Nene, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014

Wizards’ John Wall, Bradley Beal undecided on all-star weekend events

John Wall and Bradley Beal have both been asked to participate in all-star weekend events but remain undecided because of injury concerns.

By Michael Lee  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:08 AM ET, 02/02/2014

Kevin Durant on playing for Wizards: “I haven’t given it any thought”

In his return home, Oklahoma City Thunder all-star forward Kevin Durant explains how he has “never thought about” playing for the Wizards and discusses John Wall’s growth.

By Michael Lee  |  06:08 AM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Kevin Durant, Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Wizards’ John Wall reaches all-star dream, stays motivated for more

The point guard wasn’t sure that he’d make the all-star team, but says he won’t let the selection keep him from focusing on getting better.

By Michael Lee  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, John Wall

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Lance Stephenson, Anthony Davis among those with cases to be first-time NBA All-Stars

Although they aren’t household names, advanced statistics point to six players deserving of their first all-star nods.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:15 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Anthony Davis, Around the NBA, David Stern, DeMarcus Cousins, Goran Dragic, John Wall, Kyle Lowry, Lance Stephenson

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ John Wall named to first all-star team

In the midst of his finest season as a pro, Wizards’ John Wall is named as a reserve to his first all-star team, according to a league source.

By Michael Lee  |  07:03 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ John Wall hopes all-star dream comes true

John Wall will find out if he will make his first all-star appearance today. Coach Randy Wittman calls his selection “a foregone conclusion.“

By Michael Lee  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards back court takes on Golden State’s ‘Splash Brothers’

John Wall and Bradley Beal will match up against another talented backcourt in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

By Michael Lee  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Wizards shut down Phoenix Suns in second half

The Wizards made some defensive adjustments to defeat the high-scoring Suns.

By Michael Lee  |  03:17 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards-Suns

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Wizards’ John Wall will have to wait for coaches’ vote for all-star team

Despite having the best numbers of any point guard in the East, John Wall was a distant third in all-star balloting

By Michael Lee  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014

John Wall left off Team USA roster; Bradley Beal gets an invite

John Wall will not be on a list of 28 NBA players who will compete for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

By Michael Lee  |  08:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Wizards in quest for winning record before hitting the road

Washington won’t get any “fairy dust” by going over .500, it would give them a jolt of confidence

By Michael Lee  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards block season-high 12 shots in win over Philadelphia

The Wizards had a season-high 12 blocked shots in win over Philadelphia 76ers.

By Michael Lee  |  10:53 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards lose Trevor Booker, experience drop-off in energy against Detroit

The Wizards were bound to have a bad game after playing at a high level during a three-game winning streak.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 01/18/2014

Wizards, John Wall get another shot to go above .500

John Wall has never had a winning record through 222 games, a mark that could finally be erased Saturday.

By Michael Lee  |  11:04 AM ET, 01/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Eight is enough for Wizards

Wizards’ eight-man rotation nearly collapsed in third quarter, but held on against Miami Heat.

By Michael Lee  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Wizards throttle Miami Heat with incredible first-quarter barrage

Washington swarmed Miami with its highest scoring quarter in seven seasons.

By Michael Lee  |  01:24 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Heat, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards still seeking first home win in 2014, have next five in Washington

Washington is tied for the second-fewest home wins in the NBA with seven and have gone 0-4 at home this month.

By Michael Lee  |  03:32 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Miami Heat, Wizards

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards go out with a whimper in Indiana

Wizards post third-lowest scoring output in franchise history with 66 points in a horrific offensive display against the Indiana Pacers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on Eric Bledsoe: “It’s kind of sad to see him go down”

John Wall’s former Kentucky teammate Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns has had his breakout season halted by right knee surgery.

By Michael Lee  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Bledsoe, John Wall, Kentucky

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Wizards “front-runner” tendencies contribute to third quarter woes

In their past two home losses, John Wall and Co. have been outscored 70-31 in the third quarter.

By Michael Lee  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Wizards’ John Wall faces another test in Stephen Curry

John Wall hasn’t fared well at home against some of the league’s best point guards. Now, he gets Golden State’s Stephen Curry.

By Michael Lee  |  01:59 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Stephen Curry

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 12/22/2013

Wizards’ John Wall recovers from slow start, shuts down Jordan Crawford

John Wall knew Jordan Crawford would come ready to prove a point, but he made sure his former teammate was silent when it mattered.

By Michael Lee  |  09:01 AM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  john wall; wizards; washington wizards; wizards defeat celtics; nene; bradley beal; jordan crawford; brad stevens; celtics; wizards; td garden

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 12/21/2013

Wizards at Celtics: Game 25 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to win three straight road games in a reunion with Jordan Crawford in Boston.

By Michael Lee  |  12:49 PM ET, 12/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, Wizards

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Wizards avoid another collapse, make big plays late against Brooklyn

The Wizards once again let a double-digit lead vanish, but made the plays that mattered in final two minutes to defeat Brooklyn.

By Michael Lee  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 12/18/2013

Wizards’ John Wall hoping to cut back on turnovers

John Wall matched his season high with seven turnovers in New York and has totaled 26 in his past five games.

By Michael Lee  |  02:40 PM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Wizards’ John Wall making a ‘statement’ with his play

“He’s playing out of his mind,” teammate Martell Webster says after Wall’s third-straight 30-point game.

By Michael Lee  |  10:55 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/25/2013

John Wall wins Eastern Conference player of the week

After having two double-doubles and two 30-point games, John Wall earned his second career Eastern Conference player of the week award.

By Michael Lee  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Wizards’ John Wall goes for 30 after 30

John Wall has a 31-point performance in win over New York one night after a 37-point effort in loss to Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  07:21 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/23/2013

John Wall is coming off offensive breakthrough vs. Raptors; Wizards hope to help out vs. Knicks

The Wizards guard discovered his scoring touch Friday in Toronto, but he didn’t get enough from his teammates.

By Michael Lee  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards-Knicks, Wizards-Raptors

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Wizards’ John Wall credited with assist after NBA corrects scorekeeping error

Upon further review, the NBA has determined that John Wall had 10 assists in Cleveland after Bradley Beal was wrongly credited with one of his passes.

By Michael Lee  |  03:27 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Wizards’ John Wall finally goes head-to-head with Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving

The two dynamic point guards never got to square off last season because of injuries.

By Michael Lee  |  01:29 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Wizards’ John Wall serves as ‘catalyst’ for first win over Philadelphia

Guard has best floor game of the season and helps Washington finally get its first win of the season.

By Michael Lee  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Wizards’ John Wall says back feels “much better,” expects to play in Miami

After getting treatment and a massage on his sore back, John Wall feels that he is ready to play against Miami.

By Michael Lee  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 11/02/2013

Wizards’ John Wall, Nene will be ‘game time’ decisions against Miami

John Wall and Nene both missed Saturday’s practice with injuries and might be forced to miss Wizards’ game in Miami.

By Michael Lee  |  11:04 PM ET, 11/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Nene

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Wizards’ John Wall receives warning for flopping

The NBA is cracking down on flopping and John Wall became the first player to get warned about the offense after taking a dive against Detroit.

By Michael Lee  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 10/25/2013

Wizards’ John Wall disappointed with preseason performance

John Wall had an uneven performance during the preseason as he struggled with turnovers and his shot.

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Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013

Wizards denied victory in Kentucky

John Wall’s hopes of staying perfect at Rupp Arena were denied by fellow Kentucky alum Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans.

By Michael Lee  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 07:55 PM ET, 10/18/2013

Wizards’ John Wall excited about return to Kentucky

John Wall is thrilled about the Wizards playing at Kentucky’s Rupp Arena - the place where he became a celebrity with a fancy dance move and flashy game.

By Michael Lee  |  07:55 PM ET, 10/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 10/12/2013

Wizards’ John Wall on Derrick Rose’s road back: ‘Sometimes it takes a lot of time’

“I think he’s doing what he’s supposed to do right now, even though it’s just the preseason,” Wizards guard says.

By Michael Lee  |  05:32 PM ET, 10/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brazil, Derrick Rose, John Wall

Posted at 07:49 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Wizards excited to be in Brazil

The Wizards arrived in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday with multiple goals for their week in Brazil.

By Michael Lee  |  07:49 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 10/07/2013

Wizards prepared to host Brooklyn Nets

After 10 days to prepare, John Wall and the Wizards are ready to host the new-look Brooklyn Nets in their preseason opener on Tuesday at Verizon Center.

By Michael Lee  |  04:57 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 10/05/2013

Wizards' John Wall gets headphones for his teammates

John Wall got special Beats by Dre headphones for all of his teammates as they prepare for trip to Brazil.

By Michael Lee  |  06:12 PM ET, 10/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:05 PM ET, 09/29/2013

Wizards' John Wall being more vocal in training camp

Back in training camp after a "miserable" time sitting out last year, John Wall is speaking up this season and offering direction to his teammates.

By Michael Lee  |  11:05 PM ET, 09/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/11/2013

For Wizards’ John Wall, every game counts

Point guard goes full-bore during Kentucky alumni game.

By Michael Lee  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 08/05/2013

Wizards' John Wall remains focused with increased exposure

The Wizards' point guard has gotten a lot of exposure this offseason, but said that he hasn't lost focus on what is more important to him: leading Washington to a title.

By Michael Lee  |  01:35 PM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 08/02/2013

John Wall pledges to donate $1 million to local charities

"Giving back to these charities is a great opportunity," Wizards point guard says.

By Michael Lee  |  10:29 AM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:51 PM ET, 08/01/2013

Wizards' John Wall on pressure following new deal: 'It's way bigger than what it was'

Wall realizes he faces more pressure with new contract but believes he will prove worthy of Wizards' $80 million investment.

By Michael Lee  |  12:51 PM ET, 08/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 07/31/2013

John Wall signs five-year deal with Wizards

Washington secures franchise centerpiece through 2019.

By Michael Lee  |  04:14 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Wizards' John Wall will return to Kentucky for preseason game

Washington's point guard will take the court at the place he called home for one college season.

By Michael Lee  |  03:20 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/31/2013

John Wall's contract extension is a risk the Wizards believe they have to take

The Wizards are about to give John Wall a hugely lucrative contract, but the proposal is in line with the commitment the organization has already made to him.

By Michael Lee  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 07/26/2013

John Wall says playing for Team USA in minicamp is 'a humbling experience'

The Wizards point guard has a shaky start to a scrimmage at Team USA minicamp in Las Vegas before finishing with 10 points and two assists.

By Michael Lee  |  08:45 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 07/25/2013

John Wall's new agreement with Wizards likely won't be completed until at least next week

Both the Wizards and Wall are eager for the deal to be done.

By Michael Lee  |  01:02 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:54 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Wizards, John Wall close on 5-year, $80M contract extension

The Wizards and John Wall are near a five-year, $80 million contract extension that would keep the guard in Washington through 2019.

By Michael Lee  |  11:54 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 07/16/2013

Washington Wizards' John Wall: 'I need to be in the playoffs'

In Las Vegas to work out and watch summer league action, John Wall spoke about his desires to get better and make the playoffs.

By Michael Lee  |  10:04 AM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal invited to Team USA minicamp

Guards to get a look next month along with a number of other young NBA stars.

By Michael Lee  |  02:19 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Team USA

Posted at 11:45 PM ET, 06/01/2013

John Wall talks about the No. 3 pick

John Wall says the Wizards are in the market for a "four man that can pick and pop" with the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:45 PM ET, 06/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 04/25/2013

Wizards' John Wall came back twice in his third season

The debate over whether he should get a maximum contract extension has overshadowed how the former No. 1 pick made two comebacks this season.

By Michael Lee  |  07:02 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 04/11/2013

John Wall set to throw out first pitch at Nats Park

Aiming for redemption, John Wall will throw first pitch before Thursday's Washington Nationals game.

By Michael Lee  |  03:37 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:33 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Wizards' John Wall ready to end streak after squashing beef

After resolving dispute with Roy Hibbert, John Wall is ready to end New York's winning streak.

By Michael Lee  |  06:33 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 04/08/2013

After hot start, Wizards' John Wall cools in Boston

After scoring 10 points on 5 of 7 shooting in the first quarter, Wall was 3 of 13 the rest of the way and finished with just 16 points.

By Michael Lee  |  02:19 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 04/07/2013

Wizards' John Wall feeling free to flex during another spectacular performance

John Wall let his emotions flow - in a good way - as he had another spectacular performance with a 37-point effort in a Wizards' win over Indiana.

By Michael Lee  |  07:38 AM ET, 04/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Wizards' John Wall concludes March with another gem

Bradley Beal's absence led to a more aggressive John Wall but as Beal returned on Sunday, Wall concluded the best month of his career with another gem.

By Michael Lee  |  01:16 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Wizards' John Wall loses game but not confidence in his speed

John Wall lost his head-to-head matchup with Russell Westbrook, but still claimed the edge in speed.

By Michael Lee  |  06:35 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 03/26/2013

VIDEO: 'Post Sports Live' talks John Wall

The Wizards guard is stating his case with his play of late.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  02:39 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Wizards' John Wall continues to play at torrid pace

John Wall's career night against Memphis is just another among a string of recent impressive outings

By Brandon Parker  |  01:00 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:34 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Wizards' John Wall has costly ejection in loss to Golden State

John Wall lost his cool after taking two hits from Golden State's Klay Thompson and got ejected in Wizards' 101-92 loss.

By Michael Lee  |  03:34 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Wizards' John Wall was driving force in win over Lakers

The third-year point guard had 24 points, 16 assists, six rebounds and three steals, the only player to reach those numbers in one game this season.

By Michael Lee  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Wizards' John Wall talks about how he bounced back in March

The third-yeard guard is in the midst of his best month with the Wizards with help from his mother and coaches.

By Michael Lee  |  12:06 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Does John Wall deserve a max deal? Post readers respond

Reader reaction was swift on whether John Wall deserves a max deal with the Wizards.

By Missy Rosenberg  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:57 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Wizards' John Wall has best week of his career

In leading his team to a 3-1 record, the third-year guard completes the best all-around four-game stretch of his career.

By Michael Lee  |  07:57 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Wizards' John Wall discerning with his blocked shots: 'I don't want to get dunked on'

John Wall has the league's best blocked shot average among point guards but he picks his spots.

By Michael Lee  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Wizards' John Wall won't get to face injured Cleveland all-star Kyrie Irving

Former No. 1 overall selections John Wall and Kyrie Irving won't face each other this season.

By Michael Lee  |  08:11 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/02/2013

A more passionate John Wall returns in loss to New York

John Wall didn't fully break out of his slump Friday against the Knicks, but his trademark aggressiveness returned.

By Michael Lee  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Wizards' John Wall remains in a funk

John Wall has been struggling of late, but the Wizards couldn't overcome his poor outing against Detroit.

By Michael Lee  |  10:13 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013

Wizards aiming to be clutch by committee

The Wizards don't have one go-to-guy in the clutch, but they have had some success in doing it by committee.

By Michael Lee  |  02:04 AM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Emeka Okafor, John Wall

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Three things to watch in the second half of the season

What to keep an eye on as the improving Wizards head into the second half of the 2012-13 campaign.

By Michael Lee  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, NBA playoffs, Randy WIttman, Second half preview

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013

John Wall's agent responds to David Falk

Dan Fegan says David Falk's "rant" about the Wizards point guard was "uneducated, unsophisticated and immature."

By Michael Lee  |  07:48 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 02/14/2013

In statement, David Falk apologizes to Washington Wizards, John Wall

Agent says his comments to Mike Wise "reflected poor professional judgment."

By Matt Bonesteel  |  05:03 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Wizards vs Pistons: Game 51 Discussion thread

The Pistons beat the Wizards by a combined 41 points in their first two meetings but Lawrence Frank said Washington is much different with John Wall.

By Michael Lee  |  06:34 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 02/05/2013

John Wall outdoes Eric Bledsoe down stretch

A late burst by the Wizards point guard on both offense and defense helps give him his first NBA victory over his Clippers counterpart and former college teammate.

By Gene Wang  |  12:15 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Bledsoe, John Wall, Wizards-Clippers

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 01/22/2013

VIDEO: 'Post Sports Live' tackles Wizards' resurgence

LaVar Arrington, Jason Reid and Dan Steinberg talk about how Washington has bounced back.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  03:50 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Post Sports Live, Video

Posted at 08:51 PM ET, 01/19/2013

Wizards' John Wall excited to continue duel with Clippers' Eric Bledsoe

John Wall has already lost to one former Kentucky teammate on the this trip (DeMarcus Cousins) but he doesn't want to go 0-2 when he faces another good friend in Eric Bledsoe, when the Wizards take on the Clippers.

By Michael Lee  |  08:51 PM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:39 AM ET, 01/19/2013

John Wall's block secures stunning win in Denver

John Wall showed that he can close a game on the defensive end and Wizards use solid team effort to upset Denver Nuggets.

By Michael Lee  |  03:39 AM ET, 01/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/18/2013

Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal already beginning to connect

Wall has made a point to find the Wizards' rookie while on the court.

By Michael Lee  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 01/16/2013

John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins, still waiting for some NBA success

John Wall and DeMarcus Cousins have both struggled to experience team success in the NBA but they've have helped each other through the journey.

By Michael Lee  |  08:23 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Wizards continue to follow John Wall's lead

The Wizards appear completely re-energized with their third straight victory, and second since the return of John Wall from a knee injury.

By Gene Wang  |  11:29 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 AM ET, 01/13/2013

John Wall delivers in crunch time of his season debut

John Wall scored six fourth-quarter points to lead the Wizards to a 93-83 win over the Atlanta Hawks but a bank shot in the third quarter went a long way toward giving him the confidence to close.

By Michael Lee  |  02:16 AM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:59 PM ET, 01/12/2013

Wizards vs Hawks: Game 34 Discussion thread

John Wall will come off the bench in his season debut against the Atlanta Hawks.

By Michael Lee  |  06:59 PM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Ted Leonsis hints at John Wall's return on Saturday

"We could dress all of our players" on Saturday against the Hawks, the Wizards' owner writes on his blog.

By Michael Lee  |  01:48 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/06/2013

John Wall's presence at practice boosts Wizards' spirits

The Wizards had one of their more energized practices on Saturday at Verizon Center thanks to the presence of John Wall, Trevor Booker, Trevor Ariza and A.J. Price, who all scrimmaged without restriction.

By Michael Lee  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 12/30/2012

Trevor Ariza expected to start practicing this week

Coach Randy Wittman says Ariza is probably closest of the Wizards' injured players to returning to full-contact practice, possibly by Monday.

By Michael Lee  |  10:22 AM ET, 12/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, John Wall, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Wizards' John Wall takes 'a step forward' in practice

John Wall participated in "dummy" practice drills for the first time since getting cleared to "ramp up activity." Coach Randy Wittman said Wall is taking a "step forward."

By Michael Lee  |  04:03 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:35 AM ET, 12/27/2012

As John Wall targets January, Wizards continue point guard shuffle

John Wall announced that he is targeting a January return, but the Wizards continue their point guard shuffle with Shelvin Mack and Garrett Temple.

By Michael Lee  |  01:35 AM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 12/17/2012

John Wall: "It's been very tough for me"

After not speaking for the past month, John Wall finally opened up about the frustrations of sitting out but couldn't offer a timetable for his return.

By Michael Lee  |  07:46 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Randy Wittman grows agitated over questioning about John Wall

Questions about John Wall's recovery draw agitated responses from Wizards coach.

By Gene Wang  |  06:31 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 12/14/2012

John Wall's doctor reports 'improvement in his stress injury'

Orthopedic specialist says point guard's left knee is getting better and he can increase his level of basketball activity.

By Michael Lee  |  04:07 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012

John Wall to have knee reexamined

Wizards point guard John Wall, who has missed the entire season with a left knee injury, will have his knee re-examined in New York on Friday, according to ESPN.com.

By Washington Post Sports Editors  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Wizards staying course at point guard

Coach Randy Wittman said the club was in no rush to add another player at that position, despite A.J. Price's injury.

By Gene Wang  |  09:34 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Shaun Livingston ready to bounce back up after bad bounce

After sitting out against San Antonio with a shoulder injury, Shaun Livingston is ready to return to help the Wizards snap a season-opening 12-game losing skid.

By Michael Lee  |  11:50 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Nene, John Wall making progress

Injured Wizards starters Nene and John Wall are nearing return from injury. How near, however, remains a question.

By Michael Lee  |  09:11 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injury front, John Wall, Nene

Posted at 09:15 PM ET, 11/07/2012

John Wall to visit doctor, no target for return

The guard is seeking an update on his knee injury, and while some hoped he could return by Nov. 30, he said he has no scheduled return in mind.

By Michael Lee  |  09:15 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, John Wall injury, Wizards injuries

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 10/19/2012

John Wall learns patience as he promotes new signature shoe

At a Reebok promotional event in Hyattsville, John Wall discussed the frustration of sitting out, his new shoe design and the support of Washington fans.

By Michael Lee  |  01:27 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:23 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Ted Leonsis: ‘Why not try to make the playoffs?’

In a 37-minute long news conference, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis discussed how he has turned over the roster, the pain of losing and why he remains steadfast to the rebuilding efforts, in hopes of some day seeing "the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow."

By Michael Lee  |  11:23 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Nene, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 01:14 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Nene uncertain about return to Wizards’ lineup

Nene was unable to offer a timetable for his return from a left foot injury but said he would like be ready by the regular season opener.

By Michael Lee  |  01:14 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ernie Grunfeld, John Wall, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012

What the Wizards need to succeed, Part IV: Generating offense

Before the Wizards lost John Wall to injury, they still faced a dilemma of trying to generate offense. The challenge will be great throughout the regular season, and especially while Wall is sidelined.

By Michael Lee  |  08:00 AM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Jordan Crawford, Nene, Randy WIttman, What the Wizards need to succeed

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 09/28/2012

John Wall out eight weeks because of stress injury in right knee

Guard will be out through the first month of the regular season.

By Michael Lee  |  01:20 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:59 PM ET, 04/26/2012

John Wall on Robert Griffin III: “I think he’s going to do a lot for the city”

Former No. 1 overall pick John Wall first met Redkins quarterback Robert Griffin III on his recruiting trip to Baylor. Now, they will share Washington.

By Michael Lee  |  09:59 PM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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