Wall says less media attention will be good for Wizards

For the past few seasons, John Wall and the Washington Wizards have been the national media’s dark horse Eastern Conference team that could make a run to the NBA Finals. Year after year, however, the Wizards fail to reach those expectations and usually underwhelm. So even after signing Dwight Howard and trading for Austin Rivers, the critics haven’t […]

Wall decries Raptors’ handling of DeRozan before trade

As we’ve been reminded for decades, professional sports are a business. However, the way the Toronto Raptors, specifically, general manager Masai Ujiri, handled the trading of longtime Raptors standout DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs in the deal that sent Kawhi Leonard back to Toronto, did not sit well with Washington Wizards point guard […]

Wall to host informal minicamp for Wizards in Miami

At his annual backpack giveaway, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall said there will be an informal minicamp for Wizards players next week in Miami and new center Dwight Howard will attend. Howard signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards. Washington traded Marcin Gortat to the Los Angeles Clippers and was in need of a starting […]

Howard says Warriors called him, preferred Wall’s pitch

Dwight Howard says the Golden State Warriors reached out to him and he thought about signing with the back-to-back NBA champions. But when Washington Wizards star point guard John Wall messaged Howard on Instagram telling the former All-NBA center to come to Washington, Howard was all in. “Golden State called and I thought about them,” Howard told Chase […]

Howard wasn’t considering Wizards until message from Wall

As he was negotiating his buyout from the Brooklyn Nets, Dwight Howard was not considering signing with the Washington Wizards, as the team didn’t really cross his mind. But when Wizards star point guard John Wall messaged Howard on Instagram telling the former All-NBA center to come to Washington, Howard was all in. “No lie, when I […]