John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • John Wall becomes youngest Wizards player to reach 10,000 points

    NBC Sports Washington "With a layup against the Orlando Magic on Friday night, Wizards guard John Wall became the youngest player in franchise history to reach 10,000 career points, passing former Bullets star Jeff Malone by more than a year. Wall, who is exactly 27 years and 128 days old, eclipsed Malone who reached..." January 12

  • John Wall: Bradley Beal ‘Should Be an Automatic Lock’ for All-Star Game

    SLAM Online "Bradley Beal “should be an automatic lock” for the NBA All-Star Game next month, according to Wizards teammate John Wall. Wall says not only does Beal deserve to be an All-Star, but that he was also snubbed last year. Beal, 24, is averaging a career-best 23.6 points per game for a Washington..." January 10

  • John Wall Reportedly Agrees to 5-Year Shoe Contract with Adidas

    Bleacher Report "John Wall is returning to the three stripes life. The Washington Wizards point guard has agreed to a five-year shoe endorsement contract with Adidas, per Shams Charania of The Vertical. Wall has gone without a shoe endorsement since the 2015-16 season after allowing his deal with Adidas to..." January 07

  • Wall calls Bucks' Dellavedova a dirty player following flagrant on Beal

    The Sports Daily "Wizards guard John Wall was not happy about the cheap shot Matthew Dellavedova put on Bradley Beal during Saturday’s game. The play in question happened in the fourth quarter of the game, when Beal received a pass on the wing, and attempted to drive the lane, headed for the basket. Dellavedova,..." January 07

  • What John Wall, Bradley Beal and other Wizards players actually do during halftime

    NBC Sports Washington "Paul Pierce dropped an interesting story from the 2014-15 season he played with the Wizards in an interview with Cari Champion for Uber last week, how when he was with Washington he was surprised at how many players went on their phones at halftime. He noticed it in other stops late in his career..." January 03

  • Wall: Wizards are 'playing for stats' against losing teams

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards All-Star John Wall is unhappy with the performance of his team in games against losing teams this season. Coming off Wednesday's 113-99 loss against the 9-25 Atlanta Hawks, Wall said the Wizards only play for stats against the bad teams. "We talk about it," he said, via..." December 28

  • John Wall asked Kyrie Irving for a pair of Kyries in the middle of the game

    USA Today "Kyrie Irving, as we heard from mic’d up portions of his game against the Wizards on Monday, heard a bit of chatter from John Wall. First, when Irving was on defense, Wall — as he was dribbling the ball — told him “you missed your highlight.” And then, the Wizards guard asked him an important..." December 26

  • John Wall Gives Teammates $640k Xmas ... Rolexes For All!!

    TMZ "Turns out Santa Claus is real, and he's black, and he plays for the Washington Wizards -- because John Wall just got into the holiday spirit by buying Rolex watches for ALL of his teammates. We talked with some peeps over at Govberg Jewelers in Philadelphia who tell us Wall came to them some..." December 22

  • John Wall says the NBA should televise its All-Star Game draft

    NBC Sports Washington "This February, the NBA will feature a brand new format for its annual All-Star Game. Instead of the East playing the West like in years past, captains will pick their teams. That sounds like a fun new element, especially the actual process of selecting players. However, it is starting to look..." December 21

  • John Wall Likely To Return On Wednesday

    Hoops Rumors "Despite being upgraded to questionable for Tuesday’s game in Brooklyn, point guard John Wall appears more likely to return to action for the Wizards on Wednesday night, a source tells TNT’s David Aldridge (Twitter link). Aldridge suggests that “all signs point” to the Wizards getting Wall back in..." December 12

  • Beal: Refs took 0.1 seconds off clock because of 'tough s--- rule'

    ESPN "The conclusion of a one-point loss to the LA Clippers on Saturday left the Washington Wizards scratching their heads over what star guard Bradley Beal called a "freak rule." The Clippers won the game at Staples Center 113-112 thanks to Lou Williams' 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining, but the..." December 10

  • John Wall's knee pain got so bad he could 'barely walk'

    Sporting News "John Wall has been out the last three games for the Wizards and expects to be out for at least another week as he tries to recover from knee pain he said was so bad he could "barely walk." Wall, a player who relies heavily on his speed and quickness, had played through the pain in his knee for..." December 01

  • Washington Wizards' John Wall out two weeks with discomfort, inflammation in knee

    NBA.com "Wizards guard John Wall underwent an MRI exam yesterday after experiencing left knee discomfort and inflammation due to knee-to-knee contact in the team’s game on Nov. 7 vs. Dallas. Following consultation with Dr. Richard D. Parker at the Cleveland Clinic Marymount and Wizards Head Team..." November 25

  • Wizards guard John Wall had MRI on left knee; results pending

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards star point guard John Wall did not participate in practice on Friday and instead had an MRI on his troublesome left knee, the results of which are still pending. Wall’s left knee is quickly becoming a concerning issue. He played through it in last week’s 91-88 loss to the..." November 24

  • Wall blames ugly performance vs. Heat on fluid buildup in knee

    ESPN "Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall said after Washington's 91-88 loss to the Miami Heat on Friday night that his left knee was sore and he wasn't 100 percent certain he'll be able to play in the team's next game. The Wizards are off Saturday before visiting Toronto on Sunday. Wall was..." November 18

  • John Wall out against Raptors after injuring shoulder vs. Cavaliers on Friday

    CBS Sports "The Washington Wizards will be without their All-Star point guard John Wall for their big meeting with the Toronto Raptors on Sunday evening. According to a report from TNT's David Aldridge, Wall will sit out the game due to the shoulder injury he suffered during Friday night's loss to the..." November 05

  • Wizards' Wall has no structural damage in shoulder

    Larry Brown Sports "Washington Wizards fans can breathe a sigh of relief. John Wall’s shoulder injury suffered on Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers does not sound serious. The Vertical’s Shams Charania says Wall has no structural damage, just soreness. Wall suffered a shoulder injury against the Cavs and..." November 04

  • John Wall leaves arena with arm in sling, says shoulder was 'on fire' after collision

    Washington Post "After the Washington Wizards’ defense no-showed against the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 130-122 loss Friday night, players and staffers occasionally ambled in and out of the trainer’s room. The team’s security peeked in. Markieff Morris, gently holding his sleeping newborn, also walked in to show off..." November 04

  • LaVar Ball had his say. Now John Wall pledges to show ‘no mercy’ against Lonzo.

    Washington Post "While a tightly framed video circulated and hot-take tweets and emoji launched across social media, Washington Wizards star John Wall remained silent. What? You actually thought Wall, who fuels his fire with the doubt of others, didn’t see the video of the father of Los Angeles Lakers point..." October 25

  • Lakers take exception to Wizards center Marcin Gortat tweeting John Wall 'will torture' Lonzo Ball

    ESPN "Brandon Ingram says Lonzo Ball and the Lakers did not take kindly to Marcin Gortat's tweet about how John Wall "will torture" Ball when the Wizards visit the Lakers on Wednesday night. "Yeah of course we did," Ingram said when asked if he saw Gortat's tweet on Monday. "Everyone has social..." October 24

  • Marcin Gortat responds to LaVar Ball’s guarantee, says John Wall will ‘torture’ Lonzo

    Washington Post "With a win to open their four-game road trip on Monday in Denver, the Wizards would be going for their first 4-0 start since the 1978-79 season when they travel to play the Lakers on Wednesday in Los Angeles. Wednesday’s meeting will be Washington’s first with rookie Lonzo Ball, the No. 2 overall..." October 23

  • John Wall warns Lonzo Ball about being targeted by other players

    The Sports Daily "It took only one game for Lakers rookie guard Lonzo Ball to get called out by another NBA player. Ball, playing in his first career NBA game, got shut down by Patrick Beverley on Thursday, who held him to just three points on a one-of-six shooting performance. Beverley had plenty to say about..." October 22

  • Wall: 'I think I'm the best shot-blocking point guard in NBA history'

    CBS Sports "John Wall is lightning quick, knows how to run an offense, is an incredible passer, and he's not too shabby at shot blocking either. The blocks stat is not reserved for bigs or defensive minded wings. Wall believes he's a great shot blocker. So great that he considers himself the greatest..." October 21

  • John Wall on pay-for-play: Being poor 'another eight months won't hurt'

    Sporting News "John Wall has an interesting perspective when it comes to the recruiting scandal in college basketball. As a former top recruit in the Class of 2009 (he was ranked No. 2 overall in 247Sports' Composite rankings for that season), Wall said he knows what it's like when people try to seal your..." September 28

  • John Wall throws shade at NBA super teams

    Sportsnaut "Washington Wizards guard John Wall posted an Instagram photo of himself and Bradley Beal on Thursday, taking an apparent shot at the NBA’s super teams. Certainly, plenty of teams have taken dramatic steps to improve. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics struck a mega deal centered..." September 28

  • John Wall urges Tom Brady, Aaron Rogers to defend Kaepernick

    Pro Basketball Talk "When Donald Trump ranted last Friday night to slam the NFL, then turn around Saturday morning and revoke his invitation to the Warriors to visit the White House — in a classic “you’re not breaking up with me, I’m breaking up with you” move — the biggest names in the NBA responded. LeBron James,..." September 26

  • John Wall fights back tears while thanking his mom

    USA Today "The Washington Wizards' John Wall gave a touching speech at the University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday night. The most emotional part was when he thanked his mom. Wall asked her to stand up so that everyone could applaud her. Then, he said that he hoped she..." September 23

  • John Wall Milly Rocks At Ludacris' 40th Bday Party

    TMZ "Here's John Wall once again proving he's the most well-rounded PG in the NBA ... he scores, he defends, he passes ... AND HE MILLY ROCKS EFFORTLESSLY. Wall proved this in Paris celebrating Ludacris' 40th bday with huge stars like Jeezy, Ryan Leslie, and Kenny Burns ... but the Washington..." September 11

  • John Wall Says He Is 'The Best 2-Way Point Guard' in NBA

    Bleacher Report "John Wall is always one to exude confidence, and that was evident this week when he told BallIsLife (h/t CSN Wizards) he believes he's the NBA's premier floor general. "I'm the best two-way point guard in the league," Wall said. It's hardly a new sentiment from Wall. In February, the..." September 03

  • John Wall, Bradley Beal organize Wizards’ fundraising for Hurricane Harvey relief

    Washington Post "As Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston over the weekend, Washington Wizards players John Wall and Bradley Beal decided to help. The pair reached out to teammates through a group text message, leading the effort to raise money for people affected by the hurricane and historical flooding in..." August 29

  • John Wall seemingly accepts Kobe Bryant’s challenge to make NBA all-defensive first team

    Washington Post "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall’s latest source of motivation is a personal challenge from five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant. To coincide with the release of his latest Nike shoe, Bryant issued #MambaMentality challenges to five celebrities via social media Thursday. The former..." August 28

  • Kobe challenges John Wall to make All-Defensive 1st Team

    Clutch Points "To celebrate his 39th birthday, Kobe Bryant challenged numerous athletes and Kendrick Lamar on social media. While it initially included Isaiah Thomas and DeMar DeRozan only, Giannis Antetokounmpo asked for his challenge in which the 18-time All-Star wanted him to earn his first Most Valuable..." August 27

  • John Wall's beef with Ronnie 2K over his NBA 2K18 rating continues

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Wall made it well known he was not happy with his rating for NBA 2K18 in a series of tweets directed at Ronnie Singh, an employee of 2K Sports who has made a name for himself on social media as a guy who represents the gaming franchise under the alias 'Ronnie 2K.' Last month, after it was..." August 20

  • Wizards’ John Wall on Charlottesville: We are all family

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Wall has always been one to speak his mind and answer questions directly, though politics isn't often his game. During the preseason last fall he was asked who he was voting for between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and his response was evasive. He didn't want to go there. But the past..." August 20

  • 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