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Mar 26, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards point guard John Wall (2) attempts a layup as Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell (54) defends during the first half at the Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE
Mar 26, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards point guard John Wall (2) attempts a layup as Detroit Pistons forward Jason Maxiell (54) defends during the first half at the Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-US PRESSWIRE

Today's links:

  • I mentioned a couple times during the Pistons recap that John Wall was being used off the ball more. This is a really good video breakdown of those times. [Some Basketball Things]
  • One Wizards blogger is cautiously optimistic about the execution of the rebuild. [Wiz of Awes]
  • Another ... is not. [Truth About It]
  • Gary Williams thinks Kentucky could beat the Wizards in a one-game scenario at Rupp Arena. [SB Nation D.C.]
  • Report from Boston on the Wizards and Nene trying to figure each other out. [SB Nation]
  • Catching up with Wall as he continues to digest a disappointing season for his team. [AP]
  • Wall hasn't been nearly as good in clutch situations this year. [Washington Post]
  • Pretty alarming stuff in the third subhead here. [True Hoop]
  • In light of all the talk about tanking, is it really that bad of a strategy? I personally don't see a huge deal with the idea of the weighed lottery, nor do I think actual tanking occurs as much as people think. [Basketball Prospectus]
  • Beckley Mason explains why following the Oklahoma City model is not a magic bullet. [True Hoop]
  • As noted yesterday, the Wizards are bringing Cartier Martin back. [Ridiculous Upside]
  • Couple NCAA Tournament draft prospect stock watches. [SB Nation | Chad Ford]
  • Brand-new scouting reports for Austin Rivers and Jeremy Lamb. [Draft Express]
  • Trevor Booker's mom seems to think that her son shouldn't be playing through his foot pain. [Via @Mr_KevinJones]
  • Wall meets Jay-Z after the Nets game last week. [@jmoukedavis | DC Sports Bog]
  • Michael Phelps, wearing a hoodie at the Wizards-Pistons game. [DC Sports Bog]
  • A Q&A with Nick Young in which he admits he has to actually bring it every night now that he's in a playoff race. [SLAM]