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John Wall’s breakout story re-told

John Wall’s rise from unheralded high school prospect to phenomenon after participating in the Reebok Breakout camp has been chronicled many times, in many ways, including a cartoon version that was released earlier this summer.

The breakout story has been packaged again, wrapped around a mini-documentary about the latest Breakout Challenge, which featured highly-touted recruits Aquille Carr and twins Aaron and Andrew Harrison and was held last month in Philadelphia.

Wall’s thrashing of high school standout Tyrek Coger has made the rounds this week, as well as another video of him schooling even more players. But in this latest video created by NOC, Wall offers some advice to players seeking to reach his status – or higher – in the NBA.

Wall will be one of several current and former NBA players – including Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, Carmelo Anthony, Rajon Rondo, Chris Bosh, Kyrie Irving and Paul Pierce – in New York on Wednesday, offering support for the re-election campaign of President Obama at a fundraising event and dinner.

Michael Lee is the national basketball writer for The Washington Post.


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