John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night.
Early in the fourth quarter of a Game 3 battle against the Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall didn't let the fact that he was surrounded by Raptors defenders stop him from going to the basket. Wall used a nasty spin move to beat Greivis Vasquez and then absorbed contact from Tyler Hansbrough while making a tough layup. Show More Summary
AMAZING. You cant defend John Wall, you nimrods.
How is it possible for one man to convince the defense he's passing to the corner, then whip a bullet to a big man in tight space... all while hanging in the air? Most great point guards do this on the ground. John Wall does it his own way.
Paul Pierce says teammate John Wall is the best NBA PG Here’s the Washington Post blog reporting good news, that Wizards forward Paul Pierce thinks Wizards guard John Wall is awesome: John Wall was one of the primary reasons why Paul Pierce surprisingly joined the Washington Wizards last summer. He viewed Wall and Bradley Beal as an up-and-coming back [...]
The expectations that come with being the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft have always hovered over John Wall. When he wasn't an immediate success, there were questions as to whether Wall would ever join the ranks of the elite point guards across the league. Show More Summary
WE NEED ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE HIGHEST LEVELS: The Wall Street Journal urges the U.S. Supreme Court to take the free-speech case arising out of Wisconsin’s John Doe investigation. Ann Althouse notes the inability or unwillingness — she doesn’t use the word “complicity,” but I might — of the Wisconsin state courts to deal with this […]
You can get to the editorial here:On Friday the Justices will consider whether to hear O’Keefe v. Chisholm, a Section 1983 civil-rights lawsuit brought by Wisconsin Club for Growth director Eric O’Keefe against Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm and other prosecutors. Show More Summary
The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom or to John Wall or to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his giddy way home.The 30-year-old lifelong D.C. sports fan had sat in the 100 level at Nationals Park for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. Show More Summary
The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom, nor to John Wall, nor to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his giddy way home.The 30-year-old lifelong D.C. sports fan had sat in the 100 level at Nats Park for Tuesday’s game against the Cardinals. Show More Summary
John Wall knows that we know he's an NBA superstar. He just likes using his necessary playoff heroics as an unnecessary reminder that he's still here, journeying deeper and deeper into megastardom, his place among the league's best safer than ever before. It hasn't always been this way for the Washington Wizards floor general. Show More Summary
Leaders and superstars aren't ordained at a young age. They become leaders and superstars through life experiences, both professional and personal. That what should be the John Wall narrative. Few things in the NBA world are more exciting than watching John Wall perplex defenders in the worst way possible with a full-sprint spin. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards have a 2-0 series stranglehold against the Toronto Raptors—Bradley Beal pumped in 28 points in the 117-106 Game 2 road win Tuesday night—John Wall also chipped in The post Bradley Beal Proves Wizards Aren’t ‘Punks’ in Game 2 vs Raptors (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The face of Washington sports Tuesday night belonged not to Nicklas Backstrom, nor to John Wall, nor to Yunel Escobar. The face I’ll remember belonged to John Hartnett, making his way toward the exit at Nationals Park, all giggles and giddiness.Read full article >>
John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
The Washington Wizards' John Wall is certainly getting into action tonight as his team takes on the Toronto Raptors. First, he has a big-time block and then drives for an impressive layup that sets up a free throw. Check out the video above to see the action. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
John Wall and Bradley Beal starred as the Wizards dismantled the Raptors' leaky defense in a 117-106 rout that gives them a 2-0 series lead coming back home. The Washington Wizards have done it again. For the second straight season, the Wizards won the first two games of a first-round playoff series on the road. Show More Summary
Colin Cowherd has spent the better part of five years – FIVE YEARS! – holding one 30 second dance over John Wall’s head like some kind of modern day scarlet letter. Amazingly enough, he brought it up again today. This guy just doesn’t quit. Show More Summary
John Wall was running the Toronto Raptors absolutely ragged in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series. Wall must’ve been miffed (...)
The Toronto Raptors learned in Game 2 that when Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has open floor ahead of him, there's no catching him. Late in the second quarter, Wall got behind the defense, exploded to the hoop and threw down a two-handed dunk to extend the Wizards' lead to five points. [National Basketball Association] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com