John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Wall on Kyrie Irving decision: “I’d want to stay” but nobody knows behind scenes stuff

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "It was a major coincidence that on the same day John Wall agreed to terms on a supermax contract that will keep him in Washington through the 2022-23 season, news broke of fellow All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving's discontent with the Cleveland Cavaliers. One Eastern Conference star was committing..." August 05

  • John Wall agrees to four-year, $170 million contract extension with Wizards

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The Washington Wizards' long-term future is now a lot clearer, as superstar point guard John Wall agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $170 million. David Aldridge first reported the news. Wall, 26, re-ups with the Wizards through the 2022-23 season. By the time it expires he will be..." July 21

  • Ted Leonsis: ‘I predict John Wall will sign’ extension with Wizards

    Washington Post "For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Wizards have become a luxury-tax paying team, and on Wednesday, majority owner Ted Leonsis indicated he will continue to spend to keep the core intact. “I think we’ve proven that we have as much resources and as much tools as anybody in..." July 20

  • John Wall Expected to Sign Designated Player Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "One of the biggest questions surrounding the Washington Wizards may soon be resolved. Team owner Ted Leonsis said Wednesday he's confident John Wall will sign a long-term extension with the Wizards, the Washington Post's Candace Buckner reported. "My prediction is John Wall will sign his..." July 19

  • John Wall remains in no hurry to sign super-max extension

    Washington Post "John Wall believes trading for a superstar should be a no-brainer, a move that should be seriously considered at any cost, no matter how people might perceive it. Over the years Wall has been a reporter’s delight because of his tell-it-like-it-is nature. But his candor has produced consequences..." July 11

  • John Wall defends comments about Otto Porter, says they are all good

    Fanrag Sports "No matter what the Washington Wizards do this offseason, the future of 2019 free agent John Wall is what matters most. The four-time All-Star answered questions from FanRag Sports during halftime of the Wizards’ Summer League game Monday afternoon. The responses included two important..." July 11

  • Wizards offer John Wall 4-year, $170 million 'supermax' extension

    ESPN "The Washington Wizards have offered John Wall a four-year contract extension for roughly $170 million, but the All-Star point guard will take some time to consider the offer, sources said. The contract offer, known as "the supermax" as part of the new collective bargaining agreement, is..." July 01

  • John Wall Recruiting Paul George To Wizards

    Real GM Basketball "John Wall admitted he is attempting to recruit Paul George to the Washington Wizards. "I am talking to some guys, Paul. I know his ultimate goal of where he wants to be. I'm trying to see if we can make something happen," Wall told The Undefeated before the NBA Awards on Monday night. The..." June 27

  • Wizards remain intent on signing Otto Porter and John Wall to new deals, president Ernie Grunfeld says

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Each time Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld or head coach Scott Brooks refer to their team's future, they include Otto Porter's name despite the latter just days away from being a restricted free agent. He does not yet have a long-term contract, but the Wizards remain hopeful they can come to an..." June 25

  • John Wall felt slighted “only” making third team All-NBA

    Pro Basketball Talk "Six guards make the All-NBA Team each year. There are more than six deserving candidates — Klay Thompson and Chris Paul didn’t make the final cut this year. It’s brutal to try to make the top six. As someone with a vote, and I think I can speak for others I know here, I sweat which six should..." June 21

  • Beal: Relationship with Wall 'better than it has ever been'

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "In an age when athletes have so many venues to share their opinions, we are used to seeing them in 140 characters at a time or on The Players' Tribune, but Bradley Beal took to his own blog to discuss his developing relationship with John Wall, the importance of Scott Brooks and more. Beal..." June 09

  • John Wall Says Bench Was Wizards' 'Downfall,' Wishes Kelly Oubre Played More

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is stuck at home with the NBA Finals on the horizon, and he pointed the finger of blame at his bench on Sunday. "We need to help our bench," per CSN's Chase Hughes (h/t Dan Feldman of NBC Sports). "Just to be honest, that was our downfall in each series..." May 28

  • John Wall calls out Wizards’ bench

    Sportsnaut "In the John Wall era, the Washington Wizards have made the playoffs four times. But while they’ve consistently advanced past the first round, the Wizards have yet to see the conference finals. Washington was downed in six games by the Indiana Pacers and Atlanta Hawks in 2014 and 2015,..." May 26

  • Wizards hope to sign John Wall to contract extension this offseason

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "The Wizards haven't reached out to John Wall yet, but they expect to discuss an extension this summer with the four-time All-Star since he was named to the All-NBA for the first time in his seven-year career. An extension with Wall will be the top priority of the offseason in which Otto Porter..." May 22

  • John Wall reportedly complained of Wizards’ bench after Game 7 loss

    ESPN "John Wall put on his sunglasses and walked slowly toward the team bus after the loss with a bitter taste in his mouth, albeit a different flavor despite losing for the third time in the past four years at the same spot on the same date: the Eastern Conference semifinals on May 15. "This was..." May 19

  • John Wall Says Wizards Season Wasn't 'Satisfying' After Game 7 Loss vs. Celtics

    Bleacher Report "John Wall led the Washington Wizards to the second round of the playoffs but wasn't satisfied with the overall season following Monday's 115-105 loss to the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of their series. Wall was likely disappointed with his own performance during Game 7 considering he shot just..." May 16

  • Wizards beat reporter Chris Miller scorns Colin Cowherd in passionate defense of John Wall

    Awful Announcing "Six and a half years ago, Colin Cowherd went on a dumb, offensive rant about John Wall, alleging that because the point guard danced before his NBA debut he was selfish and a bad teammate. Shortly after that, he attributed Wall’s supposed personality defects to growing up without a..." May 14

  • John Wall levels Celtics: 'Don't come to my city, wearing all black'

    ESPN "hanks to John Wall's late-game heroics, the Washington Wizards' season lives on. Despite the Boston Celtics' all-black pregame attire, Wall's 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds to play delivered Friday's last rites as the Wizards forced a Game 7. "Don't come to my city, wearing all black, talking..." May 13

  • John Wall Says the Wizards Didn't Expect Derogatory Kelly Oubre Chants in Boston

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall told reporters after Wednesday's 123-101 Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics that his team didn't expect to hear such vulgar chants directed toward Kelly Oubre Jr. in the aftermath of his physical altercation with Kelly Olynyk in Game 3. "We told him what..." May 11

  • Wizards' John Wall says he's not getting respect from refs

    Sporting News "John Wall has been playing tremendous basketball for the Wizards, but he feels his stats could be even better if he gets some calls in his favor. Speaking Thursday at practice, the Washington point guard said he thinks the refs often swallow their whistles when he makes a hard drive to the..." May 04

  • John Wall responds to shade from Wizards reporter

    Larry Brown Sports "John Wall was criticized on Twitter by one of the reporters covering the Washington Wizards, and he publicly acknowledged it with a response. Candace Buckner, who covers the Wizards for the Washington Post, tweeted during Game 4 of the Wizards-Hawks series on Monday and threw some shade at Wall..." April 25

  • Schroder wants to work with Wall in offseason

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Dennis Schroder and John Wall have done plenty of on-court trash talking during the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series between the Hawks and Wizards. Schroder hopes there will be more civil dialog following the season. The Hawks young point guard said he has learned a lot from his..." April 24

  • Why Doesn’t John Wall Have a Sneaker Deal?

    The Ringer "There was something remarkable about John Wall’s Game 1 exit, as red, white, and blue streamers fell all around him in the nation’s capital. It wasn’t Wall’s finishing stat line that stood out — though his 32 points on 50 percent shooting and 14 assists made for a career day. It was when he walked..." April 19

  • John Wall Thinks Warriors Were Trying to 'Embarrass' Wizards by Running Up Score

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Wall was not happy with the way the Golden State Warriors left starters Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in late in their blowout win over the Wizards on Sunday night. Late in the game his teammate Brandon Jennings fouled Warriors center JaVale McGee hard on a three-point attempt. Wall was..." April 03

  • NBA fines John Wall for criticism of officiating after Wizards' loss to Jazz

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Wall has been critical of officiating – specifically that the Wizards don't get as many calls as they deserve – for much of the year. But after Friday's loss to the Jazz, he went a step further, accusing referees of costing the Wizards the game. The NBA announced Sunday that Wall will be..." April 03

  • Brandon Jennings, John Wall Threatened By Man Outside Of 1Oak In LA

    Hot New Hip Hop "This dude has a real problem with Jennings and Wall. The Washington Wizards were in Los Angeles last night and after their 119-108 win over the Lakers, a handful of players including Brandon Jennings, John Wall and Bradley Beal hit up the popular nightclub, 1Oak. TMZ cameras were outside of..." March 29

  • John Wall thinks he isn’t getting the calls he should. It’s pushing him to the edge.

    Washington Post "Superstars typically don’t emerge from an arena loading dock late on a Saturday night. So imagine the surprise of the stragglers outside Spectrum Center when John Wall, accompanied only by his bodyguard and friend David “Flav” Best, as well as Washington Wizards equipment manager Dave Avery,..." March 21

  • John Wall: League Has Gotten “Softer” Due To Players Resting

    Hoops Rumors "Healthy players sitting out games has been a point of contention this season, particularly following a nationally televised game in which Steve Kerr and Gregg Popovich opted to rest their stars. Additionally, the Cavs were subject to criticism earlier this month when LeBron James and Kyrie Irving..." March 18

  • John Wall says he talked to DeMarcus Cousins about joining Wizards before trade

    CBS Sports "In an interview with The Undefeated’s Marc Spears, Washington Wizards guard John Wall said he was surprised to find out about the trade that sent DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans after the All-Star Game, adding that he had talked with Cousins about potentially joining the Wizards if..." March 16

  • Wall expects Wizards to make move before trade deadline to boost bench

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Just as soon as DeMarcus Cousins entered the mixed zone area after Sunday's 66th All-Star Game, he was gone. It wasn't before he said his goodbyes to John Wall. "Aight, boy, love you," Wall said to his close friend and teammate for one year at Kentucky. "Love you too, boy," said Cousins,..." February 20

  • John Wall 'NBA Players Will Punish Lonzo Ball ... For Daddy Talkin' Smack'

    TMZ "NBA All-Star John Wall says NBA players -- especially Steph Curry -- will punish UCLA star Lonzo Ball for his father's smack talk, saying all the hype has definitely put a target on the kid's back. We talked to Wall as he was in New Orleans getting ready for the All-Star game Sunday ... and..." February 19