John Wall said he views himself as the Rockets’ franchise player.
In a certain sense, sure. A five-time All-Star, Wall is the only current Houston player who has ever made an All-Star team. He’s the Rockets’ highest-paid player and starting point guard – both roles that naturally lend themselves to leadership.
Wall might be the franchise player… on a last-place team in a post-James Harden hell.
But Wall holds himself in far higher regard than that.
Wall, via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle:
“I still think I’m an All-Star in this league,” Wall said. “I still think I’m a big-time player in this league.