John Wall RUMORS & NEWS

  • Could trade reunite DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall in Washington?

    247 Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans finally experienced a breakthrough this season, winning its first playoff series in 10 years by sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers before falling in five games to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals. The Pelicans now face an interesting..." May 11

  • John Wall says Wizards should upgrade from Marcin Gortat, Ian Mahinmi: 'You need athletic bigs'

    CBS Sports "The Washington Wizards saw their season come to an end on Friday night in a 102-92 first round series loss to the top-seeded Toronto Raptors. It's another disappointing early exit for the Wizards, who, with a huge payroll and increasing roster concerns, face a number of questions this..." April 28

  • John Wall praises Bradley Beal's play, says duo will 'keep getting better'

    ESPN "John Wall praised Bradley Beal for having an "MVP-type season" and said that the Washington Wizards duo will "just keep getting better" during the summer for next season. Beal had to take on a bigger role with Wall missing two months with a knee injury. With Otto Porter Jr. out after having a..." April 28

  • Wizards' Wall says he can take over a playoff game

    ESPN "Facing a do-or-die Game 6, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall said he feels he can take over a playoff game but also admits he will have to pace himself after saying he ran out of gas at the end of Game 5. Wall said he started to feel fatigued down the stretch on Wednesday as the Toronto..." April 27

  • Wall: Wizards are 'very confident' they can force Game 7 vs. Raptors

    The Score "Despite being brought to the brink of elimination at the hands of the Toronto Raptors, the Washington Wizards aren't sweating the 3-2 hole they find themselves in. "We love our chances" of forcing Game 7, John Wall said after the Wizards' Game 5 loss, according to ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk. "We're..." April 26

  • John Wall shares Drake’s bad prediction about Wizards/Raptors series

    Larry Brown Sports "The Washington Wizards have only evened their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Toronto Raptors, but in a sense, John Wall has already gotten something of the last laugh. Wall said Monday that he’s excited to return to Toronto for Game 5 so he can see Drake, who he claims made a..." April 23

  • John Wall has regained point god form, and it’s just what the Wizards need

    Washington Post "Before he reclaimed his throne, John Wall announced his intentions. He warned all who needed to be warned: the Toronto Raptors, the Capital One Arena crowd, the detractors who felt safe roaming the streets during his flaw-exposing, injury-plagued regular season. The point god was back. Not just..." April 23

  • Gortat on Wall: ‘If He Plays The Right Way, He Is The Best Point Guard In NBA’

    SLAM Online "John Wall took over Game 4 against the Raptors, scoring or assisting on 18 of Washington’s final 23 points, according to ESPN Stats & Info. The All-Star point guard finished with 27 points, 14 assists, and 6 rebounds in a 106-98 victory that evened the series at 2-2. Afterwards, center..." April 23

  • Wizards head coach throws John Wall, Bradley Beal under the bus after latest loss

    Sportsnaut "It’s becoming a continuing theme around Washington Wizards land. Lose a game in an embarrassing fashion, and listen to head coach Scott Brooks attempt to explain away the struggles by calling out his best players. Following a 130-119 loss to the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern..." April 18

  • Wizards stars John Wall, Bradley Beal say refs missed calls in Game 1 loss to Raptors

    ESPN "Washington Wizards All-Stars John Wall and Bradley Beal felt there were a few officiating calls missed against them during Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, and they are ready to adjust to that for Game 2. Beal said Tuesday that the Raptors were especially..." April 17

  • How John Wall went from ‘fat’ (his word) to six-pack abs while recovering from surgery

    Washington Post "John Wall glanced at a photo from September, taken after the Washington Wizards’ final practice of training camp. Wall’s back is to the camera and his shirt is pulled up, revealing a torso sculpted into a V — a body that looked ready for a beach photo shoot. Months later, Wall scoffed. “If you..." April 17

  • Wizards head coach seemingly puts John Wall on blast

    Sportsnaut "The Washington Wizards are in the midst of yet another late-season meltdown. Fresh off blowing a 16-point fourth quarter lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington lost to the lowly Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. It’s just the latest example of this team limping into the playoffs big..." April 08

  • John Wall on strange clutch-time decisions vs. LeBron, Cavs: 'I don't get those same calls' as James

    Bleacher Report "The Washington Wizards blew a 17-point fourth-quarter lead in Thursday night's 119-115 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and their hopes were dashed once and for all when John Wall's pass intended for Markieff Morris was intercepted by Cedi Osman with 2.5 seconds remaining. Speaking to..." April 06

  • John Wall Wants To ‘Make A Statement’ Against Cleveland And Boston To End The Regular Season

    Uproxx "The Washington Wizards are playoff-bound and, with that in mind, the team’s season-long goals remain attainable. With that said, the Wizards haven’t lived up to expectations over the course of the campaign and that has been doubly true in the recent past, with 11 losses over the past 17..." April 05

  • Report: John Wall will play vs. Cavs tonight

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will play tonight against the Cleveland Cavaliers, according to Chris Miller of NBC Sports Washington. The All-Star had been sidelined for the better part of two months with a knee injury, coming back to the floor at the end of last month in a win..." April 05

  • John Wall was the answer to a Jeopardy! question on Tuesday night

    NBC Sports Washington "I've long held that you've never made it as a pro athelte until your name is the clue on a Jeopardy! question. John Wall, then, has officially made it. Wall's name made a brief apperance during Tuesday night's game" April 04

  • John Wall Didn’t Believe Wizards Were Better Without Him

    SLAM Online "John Wall rejoined the Wizards’ lineup Saturday after missing more than two months, scoring 15 points and handing out 14 assists in a 107-93 win against the visiting Charlotte Hornets, and re-affirmed that Washington is an obviously better team with him on the floor. Wall, 27, says it was..." April 02

  • John Wall Has No Minute Restriction in Knee Injury Return, Scott Brooks Says

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks said point guard John Wall will not have a minute restriction in his first game back from a knee injury when the Wiz host the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday, according to Michael Lee of Yahoo Sports. Wall hasn't played since Jan. 25 after he underwent..." March 31

  • John Wall expected to rejoin Washington Wizards' lineup Saturday vs. Charlotte Hornets

    NBA.com "After two months, it appears the Washington Wizards are getting their primary playmaker back. Five-time All-Star John Wall is expected to return to the Wizards' lineup on Saturday as they host Charlotte Hornets, reports NBC Sports Washington's Chris Miller. It would be Wall's first game..." March 31

  • John Wall activated vs. Pistons, will not play

    The Score "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is one step closer to returning. Wall will dress and be activated for Thursday's game against the Detroit Pistons following two months off to recover from knee surgery, but he will not play, the team announced. He was initially ruled as questionable..." March 29

  • The wait for John Wall continues: Wizards guard has ‘no idea’ when he’ll return to games

    Washington Post "John Wall tied the collar of his practice jersey and draped it around his neck. The knotted jersey bore the resemblance of a cape, and Wall, the five-time all-star, looked like the Washington Wizards’ version of a comic-book hero: able to withstand the rigors of two full-contact practices and save..." March 27

  • New-look John Wall discusses injury rehab for first time in months, says he feels great

    NBC Sports Washington "It had been so long since John Wall met with the media to discuss his left knee injury that a different version of the five-time All-Star stepped in front of the cameras to field questions about his recovery on Monday afternoon. Sporting a new hairstyle and a red headband, Wall was in good..." March 26

  • John Wall Participates In Practice; Return Expected Soon

    Hoops Rumors "John Wall passed an important test in his recovery from knee surgery as he was able to fully participate in today’s practice, according to Chase Hughes of NBC Sports Washington. This was the first full practice for Wall since he underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in late January...." March 25

  • Bradley Beal likes what he sees with John Wall back on the court

    NBC Sports Washington "John Wall's road to recovery continued on Tuesday morning as he went through an extensive workout following the Wizards' shootaround. Wall practiced his shot cutting to different areas of the floor. He then went through dribble drills bursting to the rim around two Wizards' assistants. This..." March 14

  • John Wall takes another step in rehab, could be practicing by end of week

    NBC Sports Washington "John Wall checked another box in his long recovery back from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Monday, as the five-time All-Star participated in several parts of the Wizards' practice. Wall did their pre-practice warmup routine and then ran through five-on-zero drills. Afterwards, Wall went..." March 13

  • John Wall injury update: Wizards star will not return before six-to-eight-week timeline

    CBS Sports "The Wizards still don't know when John Wall will be back on the court.  After struggling with a nagging knee injury throughout the season, Wall underwent an arthroscopic knee procedure in late January, and was expected to be out for six to eight weeks. But as the six-week mark approaches, the..." March 11

  • Wall still at least 2-4 weeks away from returning

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is reportedly expected to return to action in two to four weeks as he continues his recovery following knee surgery. David Aldridge of NBA.com reported the news Friday, although he noted Wizards head coach Scott Brooks said Wall may be back on the court..." March 03

  • Brooks: Wizards need Wall despite success without him

    Washington Post "Everyone has a take on John Wall and the Washington Wizards these days. Some say they’re better off without him and point to the 10-4 record the Wizards have compiled since he underwent knee surgery in January. Others scoff at the idea and point to the fairly obvious fact that Wall, a five-time..." March 01

  • Kevin Durant Says The Wizards ‘Definitely Need’ John Wall Back In The Lineup

    Dime Magazine "The Washington Wizards have been on tear since John Wall had to undergo surgery to repair a lingering knee issue. They’ve gone 10-3 in his absence, which has sparked a good bit of overreaction from a certain subset of fans who believe they might better off without him altogether. The Wizards..." March 01

  • Wizards' John Wall says he'll return to Kentucky to work on degree

    USA Today "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall plans to go back to school this summer and pursue his bachelor's degree, thereby fulfilling a promise he made to his late father. In a story published Monday night, Wall told The Washington Post that he will return to the University of Kentucky this..." February 20

  • John Wall 'I'm Great with Gortat!!!'

    TMZ "John Wall's not mincing words about his relationship with his Wizards teammate, Marcin Gortat ... he straight up tells us everything's cool! We got the injured NBA star leaving Mastro's in Bev Hills Friday night -- he's in town for All-Star Weekend festivities -- and asked if there's any..." February 17

  • Report: John Wall, Marcin Gortat met privately to clear air

    Clutch Points "After winning their third consecutive game without John Wall, Marcin Gortat tweeted about the Washington Wizards’ ‘great team victory’ over the Toronto Raptors. A couple days later in an interview with ESPN, Wall took Gortat’s tweet as a shot and was shocked by the comment. As the Wizards are..." February 14

  • Wizards’ John Wall still on crutches for the foreseeable future

    Washington Post "Scott Brooks never went to medical school, but in his second season coaching the Washington Wizards he has grown familiar with giving physical rehabilitation updates. On Friday — and for possibly the next seven weeks — Brooks fielded questions on point guard John Wall’s recovery from an..." February 12

  • John Wall Won’t Get A Signature Adidas Shoe, But He’ll Get A Chance To Work With Kanye

    Uproxx "Like most NBA superstars, a major shoe deal is a big part of their legacy. John Wall landed his first one with Reebok as a rookie, but later jumped ship to adidas. He would subsequently end his relationship with that company as well amid reports he was unhappy with the size of his..." February 08

  • John Wall at odds with Marcin Gortat

    Larry Brown Sports "John Wall is at odds with teammate Marcin Gortat over a tweet sent last week. After the Wizards pulled off a big win last week over the Toronto Raptors, Gortat tweeted about the team’s “unbelievable” win. But what was truly interesting is that he made sure to specifically say it was a great..." February 07

  • John Wall finds it laughable that people think the Wizards are better off without him

    NBC Sports Washington "John Wall is a five-time All-Star guard and one of the most physically gifted players in the NBA. But Wall is also currently sidelined with a knee injury that will keep him out 6-8 weeks. Wall has already missed five games, and his teammates have picked up the slack, earning wins in all five..." February 06

  • Report: John Wall to Undergo Surgery on Knee Injury, Miss 6 Weeks

    Bleacher Report "Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will reportedly undergo a procedure on his knee that will force him to miss six weeks, Candace Buckner of the Washington Post reported Tuesday. He will also miss the All-Star Game. Buckner called the procedure a "clean up." ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski..." January 30

  • Wizards showed against Hawks how they can win without John Wall

    NBC Sports Washington "It's unrealistic to think the Wizards can be better without John Wall than they are with him given all the different things he does to help them win. He's their primary ball-handler, second-leading scorer and leads in the Eastern Conference in assists per game. Wall even leads the Wizards in..." January 29

  • John Wall heads to Cleveland for second opinion on bothersome knee

    Clutch Points "Washington Wizards dime maestro John Wall has been tormented with a mystery involving his bothersome left knee, which is slated to cost him his second straight game as he heads to Cleveland to get a second opinion. Wall has been dealing with knee soreness, stemming from an early-November injury —..." January 29

  • Wizards' John Wall will not play vs. Hawks due to knee soreness

    ESPN "Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall will not play Saturday against the Atlanta Hawks because of a sore left knee. Wizards coach Scott Brooks said Wall is considered day-to-day. Tomas Satoransky will replace Wall in the starting lineup against the Hawks." January 27

  • John Wall on J.J. Barea after quarrel: He's 'just a little midget trying to get mad'

    CBS Sports "The Washington Wizards' strange season continued on Monday night. They had yet another uninspiring, confounding loss, falling by 23 points to the lowly Mavericks. They continue to play to the level of their competition: It was the second time in three games that they've been crushed by a team..." January 23

  • John Wall Says The Front Office May Have To ‘Figure Out’ The Wizards’ Issues If They Continue

    Dime Magazine "The Washington Wizards have been mostly treading water lately, and for a team with aspirations of being a real threat to the Conference crown this season, their fifth-place standing in the East and 6-4 record in their last 10 games isn’t nearly good enough. And if the results of players-only..." January 22

  • 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