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John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III

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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1501 » by queridiculo » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:00 pm

nate33 wrote:I think one of the main problems for the Wizards is that we have two guys like that, and we've had them too long, and the team has developed an atmosphere where it's tolerated. As fans, we all love Sato just because he works hard out there and is willing to scrap and claw for every loose ball. Frankly, EVERYONE should be doing that. How good could Morris be if he flew around the court like Sato?


We either have to accept that Wall is lazy and/or stubborn, lacks self awareness and is un-coachable, or conclude that our coaches are unwilling and/or unable to get through to him.

What else is there?

Edit:

I meant to include injuries, but my disappointment with how he's playing may have played a role in omitting it.

Reflects rather poorly on Brooks if he left John out there that long despite barely being able to move due to injury.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1502 » by Eli Babak » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:06 pm

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FAH1223 wrote:Team USA had John doing off ball cuts....


Great, but you know Brooks will not have the balls to tell him to do so. Pop on the other hand is a God and players respect him. I'm not saying players don't like Brooks but it's obvious that he is no guru. Well, hopefully John learns a thing or two from Pop and we see more efficient & healthy Wall this year!


This is from July 28th. I still remember Brooks begging his players to play harder etc. He's not the right coach for this team.

Man, what a frustrating situation. Ernie's going nowhere and Wall's not gonna change his habits here. Maybe we should focus on Capital City Go-Go!
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1503 » by queridiculo » Mon Dec 10, 2018 5:26 pm

The most frustrating thing about this, why on earth did the Wizards go out of their way to sign this super max extension in the first place? I love John Wall, I think he's done great things for the Wizards, but at no point did he demonstrate that he was a super max player.

Washington had a full two seasons left to make a decision, I can only assume they wilted under his agents pressure because this extension made absolutely zero sense at the time.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1504 » by Wiz99 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:49 am

pcbothwel wrote:Steve Francis, Baron Davis, Stephon Marbury, Deron Williams... Top 5 picks, bigger PG's, Leadership/health issues, big contracts.


Good list. I’d add Kevin Johnson, as a more positive comparison, as he almost won a title (when Suns paired him with Barkley). Also a multi-time All Star with health issues, couple seasons where his production dropped precipitously but jumped back the next year.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1505 » by Wiz99 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:52 am

Eli Babak wrote:Maybe we should focus on Capital City Go-Go!


Mystics. Delle Donne is a killer.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1506 » by Wizardspride » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:26 pm

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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1507 » by Donkey McDonkerton » Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:50 pm

First they love you, then they hate you, then they love you again!
"Wall missed the shot, but was fouled. At the free throw line, HE PUNCHED HIMSELF IN THE FACE BECAUSE HE IS A CHAMPION. He made both free throws."
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1508 » by truwizfan4evr » Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:52 pm

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could you imagine if John Wall played at this level every night? We would be an elite team in the east easily.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1509 » by CobraCommander » Thu Dec 20, 2018 12:56 am

truwizfan4evr wrote:
Wizardspride wrote:
Read on Twitter
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could you imagine if John Wall played at this level every night? We would be an elite team in the east easily.



Riddle me this....if wall was making 15mil a year and beal was the primary or our best guy on the team, would the wiz be any better?


If the answer is no...next year we gonna be a lottery team fo sho
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1510 » by Donkey McDonkerton » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:38 pm

How dare we get mad at Wall, when he is clearly doing what we all want. We give up watching games, and hope they lose, so EG is fired. Wall knows what he is doing, and he is doing exactly what we are. He wants Brooks and EG gone, and this is the only way it will happen.

Start fresh, get us a new GM, and coach, and lets run it back. Until then we're all in the same boat, **** THIS ****!
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1511 » by queridiculo » Fri Dec 21, 2018 2:37 pm

Donkey McDonkerton wrote:How dare we get mad at Wall, when he is clearly doing what we all want. We give up watching games, and hope they lose, so EG is fired. Wall knows what he is doing, and he is doing exactly what we are. He wants Brooks and EG gone, and this is the only way it will happen.

Start fresh, get us a new GM, and coach, and lets run it back. Until then we're all in the same boat, **** THIS ****!


Too bad he's about half a decade too late with that attempt :lol:
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1512 » by Chocolate City Jordanaire » Fri Dec 21, 2018 4:35 pm

Donkey McDonkerton wrote:How dare we get mad at Wall, when he is clearly doing what we all want. We give up watching games, and hope they lose, so EG is fired. Wall knows what he is doing, and he is doing exactly what we are. He wants Brooks and EG gone, and this is the only way it will happen.

Start fresh, get us a new GM, and coach, and lets run it back. Until then we're all in the same boat, **** THIS ****!
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1513 » by Illmatic12 » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:48 pm

queridiculo wrote:
Donkey McDonkerton wrote:How dare we get mad at Wall, when he is clearly doing what we all want. We give up watching games, and hope they lose, so EG is fired. Wall knows what he is doing, and he is doing exactly what we are. He wants Brooks and EG gone, and this is the only way it will happen.

Start fresh, get us a new GM, and coach, and lets run it back. Until then we're all in the same boat, **** THIS ****!


Too bad he's about half a decade too late with that attempt :lol:

John was young and naive ,he actually thought he had a chance to do big things with the Wizards.

If he had grown up as a Wizards fan or was familiar with the culture of the franchise, he would have demanded a trade on draft day like Eli Manning did :lol:
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1514 » by truwizfan4evr » Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:45 pm

John wall holds talent back like beal and porter and make it all about himself. Watch him get jealous next game and take 26 shots to try to out due Beal performance.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1515 » by WallToWall » Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:16 am

Seriously guys, what is wrong with Wall?

I cant see how he goes from a good game to a dreadful game to DNP to awesome. Its hard to predict which Wall will show up from game to game.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1516 » by CobraCommander » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:27 am

Is Wall sitting on the bench during home games? Real question does he? Also regardless of if Wall does, do you think the franchise’s “leader” should sit on the bench if he can?
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1517 » by DCZards » Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:42 am

CobraCommander wrote:Is Wall sitting on the bench during home games? Real question does he? Also regardless of if Wall does, do you think the franchise’s “leader” should sit on the bench if he can?


Yes, Wall was on the bench during home games prior to his surgery a few days ago. He was reportedly in the lockerroom today riding a scooter. I'm sure Wall will be back on the bench again once his foot allows.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1518 » by CobraCommander » Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:02 am

DCZards wrote:
CobraCommander wrote:Is Wall sitting on the bench during home games? Real question does he? Also regardless of if Wall does, do you think the franchise’s “leader” should sit on the bench if he can?


Yes, Wall was on the bench during home games prior to his surgery a few days ago. He was reportedly in the lockerroom today riding a scooter. I'm sure Wall will be back on the bench again once his foot allows.



Thanks...i do consider that leadership...and if its not required it SHOULD Be....if you getting paid you gotta come to work..even if the new work is cheerleader.
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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1519 » by Wizardspride » Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:23 pm

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Re: John Wall Appreciation Thread - Part III 

Post#1520 » by CobraCommander » Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:18 am

Wizardspride wrote:
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Good article!

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