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Wizards Wrap: It's all John Wall, all the time

No surprise here: This week's Wrap is pretty John Wall-centric.


Here's your weekly Wrap, just in time for Wizards-Magic:

  • Stan Van Gundy ate some crow this week regarding comments he made earlier in season about John Wall not being a franchise player. [DC Sports Bog | CSN Washington | Wiz of Awes]
  • SVG also gave some props to Randy Wittman for keeping the Wizards together through their abysmal start to the season. The praise is well-deserved. [Washington Examiner]
  • Reliving Wall's 47-point barrage against the Grizzlies. [Truth About It | Wizards Insider | CSN Washington | Wizards Extreme | Wiz of Awes]
  • Micheal Lee has the deets on how John Wall took his jumper from turrible to acceptable. [Washington Post| Wizards Insider]
  • However, not everyone is convinced that new-and-improved jumper is around stay. [Wiz of Awes]
  • BNIE sees Wall improving in step with another young, high-ceiling point guard.
  • Could it be in Wall's best interest to not sign a five-year max extension? [Washington Examiner]
  • This just in: Wall knows he's fast. [Wizards Insider]
  • Memo to Wizards reporters: Don't compare the Wizards to the circus. [DC Sports Bog | Larry Brown Sports]
  • Lee Jenkins did not get our memo. [SI]
  • Moar John Wall luv. [SB Nation | Wiz of Awes | Wizards Extreme]
  • Ted lends us all some his 'perspective.' [Ted's Take]
  • With only 11 games to play, should the Wizards just shut down Bradley Beal? [Wiz of Awes]
  • The numbers bear out when has seemed obvious to the eye -- the Wizards tend to play up to their competition. [CSN Washington]
  • The Wiz are hosting a cornhole tournament, and everything is right with the world. [DC Sports Bog]
  • Here is a speculative piece about the Wizards' chances of signing Kevin Durant as a free agent in 2016, so for the love of gawd make sure you're sitting down (but not in the driver's seat) when you read this. [Wizards Extreme]
  • Nene, who we'll remind you has had foot problems for more than a year, wants to spend part of his offseason playing a sport in which you pretty much only use your feet. [DC Sports Bog]
  • I'm guessing Wittman didn't enjoy the Indiana-Syracuse game very much. [Wizards Insider]
  • Gary Payton considers Wall one of his 'kids.' [Grantland]
  • Remembering Chris Webber. [Wizards Extreme]
  • Is Garrett Temple the D-League success story the Wizards might actually keep around this time? [Wiz of Awes]
  • You can add 'Jahidi White has a film career' to the list of things you learned today. [Wizards Extreme]
  • I didn't realize JaVale McGee and Andray Blatche had changed all that much since leaving D.C. [Brooklyn's Finest]
  • Is Nene weighing down the Wizards? [Hoops Addict]
  • On which NBA prospects do the stats agree and disagree with the scouts? [ESPN In$ider]
  • OK, we love the Wizards and all. But something else. [DC Sports Bog]