John Wall Speaker Profile
Guard for the Washington Wizards
John Wall Biography
John Wall was born September 6, 1990 and is a point guard with the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A Raleigh, North Carolina native, Wall was chosen first overall in the 2010 NBA Draft by the Wizards after playing one year at the University of Kentucky.
Wall was named the Most Outstanding Player at the 2010 Las Vegas Summer League, averaging 23.5 points, 7.8 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 steals in 32.3 minutes per game. Wall made his NBA debut in a 112–83 loss to the Orlando Magic. He had 14 points, 9 assists, and 3 steals. In his third game, his first home game, he tied a franchise record with nine steals, and became only the second player in NBA history to get nine assists or more in each of his first three games. On November 10, Wall recorded his first career triple-double with 19 points, 10 rebounds, and 13 assists to go along with 6 steals and only 1 turnover. Wall was the third youngest player to record a triple-double in NBA history. John Wall was named 2011 Rookie Game MVP during the 2011 All-Star Weekend. Wall was also named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month from January–April and finished 2nd in Rookie of the Year voting behind unanimous selection Blake Griffin and was named to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team.
On January 22, 2014, Wall recorded his second career triple-double with 28 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in a 111-113 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics.
On January 30, 2014, Wall was selected as an East reserve for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game, making this his first All-Star selection.
On February 15, 2014, Wall was voted the dunker of the night in the 2014 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, with a double pump reverse assisted by the Wizards' mascot, making it the first win by a Washington Wizard
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Posted on 7 November 2014 | 12:45 am
Washington Wizards star guard John Wall made an appearance at a New York City Foot Locker on Monday, November 4 to celebrate the launch of his first signature adidas shoe, the J Wall 1. In addition to showing off his new stylish shoe he also signed autographs and posed for photos with fans. At the event Wall told fans and reporters that he was very involved in the creative process for...[Read More]
Posted on 24 March 2014 | 11:12 am
John Wall, Paul George and Terrence Ross of the Eastern conference won the 2014 Slam Dunk Contest, prevailing over the Western conference at the Smoothie King Center on Saturday. Wall was named “Dunker of the Night” as voted on by fans. During the week, he received training from Kenny Dobbs, one of the greatest dunkers on the planet and former Sprint Slam Dunk winner. The...[Read More]
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