John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • John Wall: 'I really thought I was gonna die'

    ESPN "John Wall looks down to discover that the nice, safe carpeted floor beneath him has disappeared. Impossibly, he is suddenly swaying on a wooden plank, the width of a diving board, 30 feet above a rusty pit. His heart races. Just the slightest wobble could be fatal. Safety is merely 8 feet in..." February 08

  • John Wall: Monday vs. Cavs will be biggest regular season game of career

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "A little more than a year ago, John Wall and the Wizards were off to a terrible start to the season and the point guard put pressure on himself going into a game with the Cleveland Cavaliers to play well. This year, he's doing it again but for different reasons before Monday's game. "I was..." February 05

  • Wizards' Bradley Beal: John Wall and I 'proving it on the floor'

    ESPN "With Washington as hot as any team in the NBA, Wizards guard Bradley Beal has grown weary of hearing questions about his relationship with backcourt mate John Wall. In an appearance on ESPN Radio's NBA Insiders, Beal was asked about how his relationship with Wall is after entering the season..." January 31

  • Wall sees Wizards making it to Eastern Conference finals

    Washington Post "On the night he became the first player in franchise history since Elvin Hayes to be named an all-star at least four times, Wizards point guard John Wall joined TNT’s “Inside the NBA” pregame show from Atlanta, where his surging squad will take on the Hawks on Friday. In addition to discussing..." January 27

  • John Wall to represent Wizards as All-Star reserve

    ESPN "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has been voted by the coaches to be an Eastern Conference All-Star reserve, league sources told ESPN on Thursday. Wall, 26, will be making his fourth appearance in the All-Star Game, which takes place in New Orleans on Feb. 19. The rest of the..." January 26

  • Boston’s Jae Crowder fined $25,000, Washington’s John Wall $15,000 for confrontation

    Pro Basketball Talk "That became an expensive conversation. The Celtics’ 117-108 win over the Wizards this week was chippy — Otto Porter said the Celtics try to play dirty — and after the final buzzer Jae Crowder and John Wall had words, which became Crowder pointing at the face of Wall, then Wall responding in..." January 15

  • John Wall gives his Eastern Conference All-Star starters

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "While John Wall continues to have ground to make up in All-Star fan voting, the Wizards point guard believes he should be a starter and hopes that will be the case once all the fan votes are counted, plus those coming from media and his NBA player peers. Wall, when asked on Friday for whom he..." January 13

  • John Wall, Jae Crowder separated by teammates after postgame scuffle

    ESPN "Five Boston police officers stood guard between the locker rooms of the Celtics and Washington Wizards after tempers flared following the final buzzer of Wednesday's game at TD Garden. Members of both teams had to be separated when Washington's John Wall and Boston's Jae Crowder got into an..." January 12

  • John Wall and Bradley Beal have each other’s vote for the All-Star Game

    Washington Post "Based on the first fan voting returns released by the NBA on Thursday, John Wall and Bradley Beal have some work to do if they’re to become the first Wizards teammates selected to the All-Star Game since Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler in 2008. Wall, who is averaging a career-best 23.5 points,..." January 07

  • John Wall, James Harden named Kia Players of the Month

    NBA.com "The Washington Wizards’ John Wall and the Houston Rockets’ James Harden today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in December. Wall led the Eastern Conference in assists (10.7 apg) and steals (2.67 spg) and ranked fifth in..." January 03

  • Wizards get bumped from national TV and John Wall isn’t going to take it anymore

    Washington Post "In pop culture, your stereotypical conspiracy theorist has crazy eyes and an overgrown beard, lives in the backwoods and tries to convince the Internet on the existence of UFOs. John Wall doesn’t fit that description. And yet, on Wednesday night, Wall sat isolated in his corner spot of the..." December 29